Senior Finance Manager

Permanent
Southend-on-sea,
Negotiable

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Description

An innovative technology brand is looking for a Senior Finance Professional to join their team in the manufacturing hub. Reporting to the Director the successful candidate will take a leadership role providing strategic financial support and guidance to Directors and relevant teams.

 

Duties

• Production of management accounting reports including actual, forecasts and strategic plans.

• Undertake financial modelling, scenario planning, business case preparation and option appraisal to support effective decision making and drive continuous improvement behaviours.

• Ensure that business decisions are underpinned by sound and appropriate financial planning, analysis and expertise.

• Liaise with corporate finance and European finance to ensure accuracy of financial records.

• Ownership & delivery of the business plan and forecast submissions, ensuring they are both accurate and timely and in line with corporate strategy.

• Management of the Business Analyst and overseeing all the analysis produced.

• Ensuring accurate and timely reporting to European Group partners.

• Liaising with European Group finance teams.

• Effectively manage and develop relationships with business partners and senior stakeholders to support the Group in achieving its objectives.

• Deliver process improvement, production of management accounting reports, forecast and strategic planning.

• Participate in company-wide or corporate projects such as IFS or Global KPIs.

• Contribute to Continuous Improvement activities.

• Implement a suite of manufacturing variance analysis.

• Ownership & delivery of the business plan and forecast submissions, ensuring they are both accurate and timely and in line with corporate strategy.

Required:

• A qualified accountant or qualified through experience

• Practical experience of a manufacturing environment

• Extensive knowledge of SAP manufacturing costing/reporting/analysis

• Good communication skills and ability to work across the business at all levels

• Good data manipulation skills