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Finance Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £475.00 - £500.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

  • Job ref:

    FMSS_1667924234

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    4

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Finance Manager (Stock & Supply)

The Organisation:

Our client is one of the most globally recognised media/technology brands. This organisation offers a unique and diverse product suite to the consumer which has been instrumental to their success and will be enjoying sustainable growth locally and in the international markets. Due to company growth and in line with the continued strategy of the business an opportunity has become available as a Finance Manager (Stock & Supply Chain).

The Role:

  • Monitor and control the day-to-day activities of the supply chain and stock accounting team.
  • Full ownership of monthly and quarterly forecasts, including monthly variance to actual reviews
  • Preparation and review of the month end reporting requirements
  • Ensure standardisation and consistency of postings and processes
  • Ensure the correct pricing for products is reflected in SAP
  • Liaising with Territory Finance and Operations to resolve group accounting and operational issues
  • Review of current operational processes and procedures to ensure we maintain best practise
  • Training and Coaching of the Stock Accountant and Stock and Supply Chain Accountant to cover key responsibilities
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Ad hoc analysis as and when required
  • Technical support and coaching where required for non-finance staff
  • Assistance with internal and external audit requirements as and when required
  • Comply with existing SOX controls, work with the SOX team to document new processes or amend existing processes
  • Ad hoc support on projects as and when require

You will need:

  • Previous stock accounting experience within a FMCG/Consumer business
  • Previous financial accounting experience preferably working within a dynamic FMCG environment.
  • Previous experience of management and mentoring of staff
  • Good technical knowledge of IFRS, UK and US GAAP
  • Prior financial accounts experience.
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Systems literate - Proven experience of SAP, Business Warehouse, BPC with an intermediate level of Excel competency

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