Operations Finance Manager

Kerry Foods Group
07 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Here at Kerry Foods we lead the way in manufacturing and marketing chilled foods that delight consumers across the UK, Ireland and international markets. As well as creating the finest customer-branded chilled foods, we also own an impressive stable of our own household name brands, from Cheestrings, Yollies, Denny and Dairygold to Mattessons, Wall's and Richmond sausages. We have 6,000 people working across 14 manufacturing sites, as well as a number of commercial bases throughout the UK and Ireland, and together we drive a business with an annual turnover of €1.5 billion. Our open minded and forward-looking culture empowers our people to use their passion, skills and customer-centric focus to build on this success, driving our ambitious growth strategy, and ensuring we delight the tastes of tomorrow. Our sites in Southall are some of Kerry foods main manufacturing sites for the production of chilled meals for some of the major supermarkets around the UK. We are going through a period of growth on site and are looking to bring experienced professionals into our business. To partner with the site team to ensure the effective delivery of the Site and Chilled Meals strategy in line with statutory, Kerry Group and best practice standards. Lead the finance team on site to demonstrate the right behaviours and technical qualities required. Control & Reporting Provision of quality information and analysis of key financial data Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and Kerry procedures Follow agreed standardised metrics and reports Ensure strong internal controls are in place and maintained to mitigate business risk. Business Partnering Taking a lead role in target setting and performance management to deliver business objectives Pro actively use information generated to challenge and influence local management Challenging investment decisions to maximise ROI Influence and coordinate the development of the strategic business plans Operations & Continuous Improvement Streamline the processes for information delivery Supporting business change in the use Kerry processes and systems Promote and embrace a culture of continuous improvement Team Development & Leadership Lead the Finance team with clearly defined and standardised roles and objectives Ensure team members are coached and developed to maximise their potential Promote and support the Kerry Foods Finance training programme Ensure engagement with other operational and commercial finance teams Promote involvement of team members in cross-functional activity Ownership of personal development ?CIMA or ACCA Qualified. Strong analytical and numerical skills Minimum 3 years experience in an FMCG environment For Kerry Foods graduates, experience of 2 Kerry locations Living the Purpose, Vision & Values of Kerry Foods Leading, coaching and developing teams Drive an environment of continuous improvement Strong commercial focus and awareness Decision making and analytical skills Focus on business partnering and challenging the business Communication and presentation skills Relationship building - internally and externally Personal drive and ambition This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/74216548