Finance Manager

Henderson Brown
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Homeworking
£50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our client is one of the leading players in food, and due to a reorganisation they are looking to strengthen their team by appointing a Finance Manager to manage the financial and management accounting functions for the Division.
Reporting into the Head of Finance, you will be fully responsible for managing the day-to-day accounts function across the division, managing a small direct reporting team. In addition you will be required to support the board in special projects, identifying opportunities for further investment to drive out cost.
The role will include:
* Business partner the business unit senior management team
* P&L ownership for end-to-end performance of the business unit, including impact on the P&L
* Leading the planning and forecasting processes for the Business Unit, ensuring reliability and accuracy of the plans and forecasts delivered to deadlines
* Attend and lead regular performance reviews with senior stakeholders to review cost performance vs plan, strategic initiative delivery and overall P&L performance
* Drive consistent and clear reporting on a weekly and monthly basis to show true underlying performance vs plan and forecast (including currency impact, volume changes, cost inflation, claims, waste)
* Weekly review of costs v forecast, with product cost prices adjusted weekly to ensure accuracy
* Develop a deep understanding of the key accounting systems - and project manage any system developments specific to the Business Unit
Who we are looking for:
Ideally you will be a qualified accountant preferred (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) although candidates qualified by experience will also be considered
* Industry experience in commercial or operations finance
* Ability to build strong relationships across the business
* Hands on, detail-oriented

The package includes a generous basic, Car allowance Health care and other executive benefits.
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter, indicating your current salary details and notice period.


Henderson Brown

Henderson Brown are an established recruitment consultancy business which specialises in recruiting across all disciplines within: Food Manufacturing, FMCG, Fresh Produce and Horticulture.

Founded in 2009, the business is based in Peterborough and offers headhunting, advertised selection and database recruitment for their clients depending on the needs and requirements of the role.

If you are looking for individuals or potential companies to work for within the food and fresh produce sectors please give us a call on 01733 235111 or contact us at

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01733 235111
Number 10, The Forum
Minerva Business Park
Lynch Wood

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