Finance Operations Controller

BRIDGWATER, United Kingdom | Permanent, full-time
| £38,000 - £42,000 per annum
Ref: MB144 (1 month ago)
A fantastic opportunity has been created for a Finance Operations Controller to join a highly respected food and drink manufacturer in Bridgwater on a permanent basis. 

As Operations Controller, you will be responsible that management accounting information is accurately prepared for the site, both for ongoing reporting as well as inputting to the UK budgeting / forecasting and financial planning cycle.

Reporting directly into the Operations Finance Manager based off-site, you will be providing local financial support, input and challenge to the local Leadership Team. This role has direct accountability for pulling information from across the business and presenting this in an accurate format which can be the basis for the Senior Managers to make effective decisions.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:
·         Preparing and executing period end tasks at the required standard and timescales and highlight deviations from plans
·         Provide a comprehensive analysis of performance against operations targets and propose actions to rectify shortfall or improve outcomes
·         Propose key financial measures in line with the 3-year plan and Improvement plans for the local Leadership Team and monitor against progress
·         Participate actively as a part of the Site Leadership Team
·         Calculate, prepare and post nominal ledger postings within set deadlines
·         Maintain all necessary records and prepare all required end allocations to ensure that reporting, costing and invoicing in relation to the Site can be executed accurately and to time.
·         Support negotiations with in house Logistics Services management customers on price, service, contractual terms, working capital control etc
·         Prepare and produce customer returners (i.e. turnover reports etc.)
·         Prepare financial calculations / models to support capital expenditure business cases

As the Finance Operations Controller, it is essential you have a proven background within the Manufacturing environment, experience of operating within Food & Drink Manufacturing would be ideal. In addition, you will have a background of operating within a Business Partnering capacity and have extensive experience of working with ERP systems and handling data. You will be highly proficient in using MS Excel with experience of both IBM Cognos and SAP being highly desirable.

To be successful within this role, you must have the ability to influence decision makers at all levels and be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the business. Our client is happy to consider applications from both part-qualified and qualified candidates for this vacancy.

In return, our client is offering a competitive salary of c.£38,000 depending on experience, plus a range of additional benefits.

To express an interest in this truly fantastic opportunity, please submit your CV immediately for consideration.

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