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Interim Finance Manager - Supply Chain

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently partnering with an excellent PE backed, FMCG business based on the outskirts of Leeds in their search for an Interim Finance Manager. This fantastic Group has recently gone through a significant merger and now boasts an impressive portfolio of extremely well-known brands within the food industry.

Following their exciting new merger, they now require some additional resource to work with the Head of Finance and the Supply Chain Business Partners, to develop and integrate the new processes and work closely on some key growth projects.

As the Interim Supply Chain Finance Manager, you will need to effectively business partner across the Operations/Supply Chain area of the business, analysing and helping to develop key financial information into insight and improvements. You will play a key part in looking at the current systems and processes in place and identifying how these need to be adapted as the separate companies integrate to one entity.

Reporting to the Head of Supply Chain finance, your role will also include the following duties: -

-Looking at the Capex/Stocks monthly forecasts and assisting the SMT and Exec team in interpreting matters of Operational performance
-Effective stakeholder management across the operational side of the business, challenging where required to ensure the correct processes and procedures are in place
-Work closely with the FP&A function, supporting the team with any development or coaching requirements
-Identify any business risks and opportunities
-Define content and a new process to implement a clear long term Capex plan, including your input into the annual 3 year planning process
-Partner with commercial finance on large Capex growth projects
-Create a new integrated costing process
-Drive alignment and integration on processes for overheads absorption, engineering stock valuations and materials revaluation
-Support working capital improvement projects on Stock across the business through close co-operation with planning/procurement functions
-Manage the Logistics Finance Business Partner on a daily business, offering the relevant coaching and development required

To be considered for this role you will need to be a qualified accountant with a strong background within manufacturing or supply chain. This is a 6 month contract so you need to be available at short notice and be able to commit for the entire 6 months.

Please get in touch with Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale to discuss the role further.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.