£42,000 - £52,000



Role Summary:

Reporting to the Finance Controller and working extremely closely with the Operational and Commercial teams for National accounts, you will jump straight into some exciting projects. You will be collaborating with experienced General Managers to increase financial gains through effective cost controls and delivery of profit improvement projects at their manufacturing sites. Additionally, you will be working closely with the Sales management teams to ensure margin improvement and control of pricing structures.


Essentially, you will be surrounded by very experienced and knowledgeable people from the industry and will complement their management team with commercial finance expertise to improve our bottom line.

As with any finance accounting role, you will continue to have the day to day transactional activities as part of your remit. This will include budget preparations, presentations of monthly Business Unit financials, regular reporting, managing the Company rebates, costing and stock valuation and developing the manufacturing measurement systems.

The Candidate:

  • CIMA qualified (or have relevant experience without the qualification)

  • have strong manufacturing and operational accounting experience (or FMCG background)

  • understand pricing structures, sales and product development

  • are competent users of all Microsoft packages, including Excel and PowerPoint and additionally being a SAP/Hana user will be very advantageous

  • are a natural leader and have a flare for influencing others

  • use data, ideas and experiences to support continuous improvement and changes

  • can work autonomously (other Finance team members will be on a different site)

  • are comfortable with travel and working from all sites in Welshpool, Stoke and Melton, with occasional travel to Scotland.

The role could be based at either Melton (Hull) or Stoke-on-Trent, combined with some home working.

The Offer:

Core office hours are 8am to 5pm however our clients are a flexible friendly organisation and welcome early discussions around flexible and hybrid working.

  • Salary of between £40 - £52k depending on experience

  • Generous pension contributions of up to 10%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Free drinks on site and a whole host of other benefits

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