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Regional Finance Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Food, Fresh Produce

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 car allowance

  • Contact:

    Natalie Overland

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

Regional Finance Manager | Home based with travel to Birmingham & Wolverhampton

Up to 55k DOE

Are you an experienced Finance Manager with a passion for fresh produce? If so, we have a unique opportunity to join rapidly growing fresh produce business with responsibility for management accounting, forecasting, commercial analysis and decision support relating to the Wholesale Market Branches within the region.

Key responsibilities:

  • Proactive Finance Business Partner providing support, challenge and insight to Branch Managers and Regional Directors.
  • Support the Head of Finance as required.
  • To deliver timely, accurate and relevant financial information including weekly, monthly and quarterly forecasts, annual budgets, KPIs and Variance Analysis.
  • Identifying risks and opportunities to enable delivery of targets.
  • Develop and continuously challenge and question the budget/forecast assumptions.
  • Explain business performance variances and recommendations.
  • Monthly review packs and meetings.
  • Margin management.
  • Attend monthly stock takes.
  • Develop and understand distribution cost reporting & KPI's.
  • Benchmarking performance.
  • Monitor new business.
  • Review of monthly accruals, prepayments and balance sheet reconciliations.

What are we looking for in you?

You must be a qualified accountant (ideally CIMA) with multi-site and management accounting experience within the fresh produce or FMCG sectors. It's essential that you're comfortable being the only finance person in the region and influencing non-finance colleagues. Other traits we are looking for include:

  • Flexible team player
  • Possess a 'can do' attitude whilst demonstrating tenacity
  • Able to adapt to everchanging environments
  • Ability to prioritise and manage your time
  • Excellent communication skills in order to build relationships across all levels of the business
  • Demonstratable experience of process improvement and stakeholder management
  • Advanced MS Excel skills

Package details

  • Home based with travel to both Birmingham & Wolverhampton sites
  • Monday to Friday (40 hours)
  • Up to 55k + car allowance
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension
  • 25 days + bank holidays

If you're interested in applying then please contact Natalie Overland on 01780 480530 or at