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Finance Analyst-FMCG Food Logistics Business

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Finance Analyst-FMCG Food Logistics Business
£35k - 40k per year + Car & Package

Ref: Accounting/TRFA2/42510


Finance Analyst-FMCG Food Logistics Business


£40,000 + Car & Package

I am looking for an experienced finance expert to provide strategic leadership and direction in all aspects of finance including budgeting, forecasting and financial regulations for a fast expanding food logistics business.

You will play a key role in providing appropriate balance of support and enable teams to achieve the business objective of sustainable growth, with key focus on effective operational delivery.

You will need to be an exceptional accountant and hands-on with company finances but will also be commercially aware, advising on the best path of growth for the business, working with all departments of the business to help them plan and manage their budgets.

It is essential you are fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) and have managed a team in a similar role.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Provision, analysis and interpretation of weekly and monthly reports to enable teams’ performance to be monitored and enhanced
  • Production of monthly management accounts and variance analysis
  • Provide weekly flash and monthly forecasts of depot costs and volumes
  • Reporting and monitoring of KPIs & volume on a weekly basis
  • Identify trends, new opportunities, underperformance and such other issues as may enhance the performance and profitability of the business
  • First point of contact for management teams for Finance related matters
  • Assist in the production of robust Budgets and Forecasts
  • Ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures to deliver tight financial control
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects and queries as required by the Regional Finance Manager, and other senior Regional management
  • Identify and resolve errors and discrepancies.
  • Plan, organize and manage own workload to ensure your contribution to the department’s monthly and financial reporting process is achieved in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Create, develop and maintain accounting spreadsheets used in the Finance function.
  • Maintain departmental MI/SAP systems.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified
  • Advanced level MS Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise with both finance and non-finance individuals
  • Ability to work alongside various senior stakeholders
  • Experience in a fast paced and commercial working environment

In addition, my client is offering great career progression for right candidate!

Interested in this challenge? If so, get in touch to hear more!

If you wish to find out more about this role then pop me across your CV and if you are suitable for the role – I will be in touch! 

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