Senior Finance Manager

  • GBP450.00 - GBP550.00 per day
  • Harrow on the Hill, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • LHi Group
  • 05 Jan 18 2018-01-05

Reporting into the BU SCF Logistics Lead, the role will provide day to day operational business partnering for BU logistics operations teams across multiple sites. Key responsibilities include providing analysis, insights and finance support during daily operations and through the annual business planning, forecasting and long range planning cycles.

Responsible for:

*Business partnering with to the logistics, warehousing and operation teams across multiple sites (number of sites), delivering world class business partnering to enable better decision making

*Supporting the Logistics, Warehousing and Operation Managers during the Strategic Planning, Annual Business Planning, Forecasting/Working Capital and closing reviews to ensure financial risks, opportunities and projects are appropriately reflected for the operations

*Developing a thorough understanding of the individual sites/operations. Incorporating the individual site's/operation's requirements in providing strategic insight and development of long and short range plans

*Identifying financial risks and supporting development of action planning to prevent risks having an impact on the business, both short and long term

*Proactively monitoring financial measures, KBI's, trend analysis and other performance metrics, to identify opportunities to improve the logistic, warehousing and operations performance

*Delivering the update, implementation and tracking of efficiency and other improvement projects, including preparing business cases and critically evaluating local project proposals in collaboration with the BU IMO team

*Monitoring and guiding the CoE to deliver financial reporting, including benchmarking, to relevant stakeholders in the logistics, warehousing and operations. Providing guidance to the CoE to developing and delivering reporting tailored to the customer requirements

*Tracking and publishing the impact of all spends and major projects to ensure appropriate control is maintained and highlighting the need for any corrective action to management

*Ensuring financial transactions, policies, systems, and procedures meet the organisation's and BUs short and long-term business objectives and comply with regulations, accounting principles, and standards.

Qualifications
*Bachelor's Degree/ Masters Degree (in relevant field) required
*A qualified accountant

Experience
*Sound knowledge of commercial finance with experience developing strategic initiatives for growth and cost efficiency
*Experience of working in an organisation with outsourced functions;
*Project Management skills
*Finance systems knowledge
*Lateral thinker with the ability to solve problems; Self-starter with a 'can-do' attitude;
*Ability to positively and collaboratively influence
*Entrepreneurial thinking;
*Strong stakeholder management skills
*Leadership/coaching

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