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Our Client

Our client is a family business founded over 30 years ago. They produce and supply a range of premium fine foods supplying the UK’s most prestigious fine foods retailers, selling to the UK’s top tier hotels and food halls, direct to consumers and even the Queen!

The company has exhibited exceptional growth over the last number of years and was recently acquired by an entrepreneurial and highly experienced senior management team with ambitious growth plans and significant financial backing to transform a successful family business into the UK’s leading luxury foods brand.

The Role

The Finance Manager will develop and manage the Finance team and enable senior management to make informed business decisions by providing high quality financial information, support and guidance. Reporting to the Chairman, you will play a leading role in developing and maintaining month-end reporting and driving the budgeting, forecasting and costing activities of the business.

Development of daily and weekly management information and KPIs to make decisions and improve efficiencies

To lead process enhancement and constant improvement of efficiencies within the Accounting department to ensure the provision of an excellent service to the business.

Project lead for the implantation of the new ERP system across the finance division, playing a pivotal role in assisting in the development of the new system.

Objective Experience

It is envisaged that candidates will have professional financial qualifications as a Certified or Chartered accountant (ACCA/ FCCA, ACMA / FCMA), with team management exposure. Part qualified will also be considered.

The ideal person will have had experience of working in a SME food manufacturing environment, where their role will have given them broad, hands on accounting/financial management experience.

We are seeking an entrapraneurial thinker who can bring corporate finance experience to a family business looking to formalise their processes and reporting

The Opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an entrepreneurial business who are planning for aggressive growth. The new Finance Manager will be able to build the finance function from a blank canvas and have the ambition to progress to the future Finance Director position with possible equity in the business.

If you are passionate about what you do, can bring experience and progressive thinking to a growing market leading business then please apply today

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Food Recruit can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your application, due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful, but we may keep your details on file for future opportunities

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