Group Financial Analyst
Multi-site UK Based
Qualified Accountant with Food Operations Experience Essential
£55,000-£60,000 plus Company Car
A global Manufacturing company have just acquired a UK Food manufacturing business with manufacturing sites across the UK, we are looking for a qualified accountant to become part of the newly created Operational Finance team based near to Bristol. Your role however would be multi-site, giving you the flexibility to be based at Bristol or across their many sites in East Anglia. You will need to have the gravitas to work directly with the senior management including your direct manager the site director to implement a cultural and system change to successfully merge with their global partners.
The company have recently transitioned to use SAP, SAP implementation experience would be advantageous however a good level of experience with SAP would be sufficient.
You will travel around the UK business with a company expensed car to work as part of an Operational Excellence team to provide direction, analysis and support to both finance professionals and operational specialists, your ability to relay this information in an appropriate manor for understanding at all levels is vital. Using Business Improvement tools such as six sigma and lean management to train and educate teams is a key part of your role to create and embed robust processes to improve full site efficiencies.
You will need to have the below qualifications/ Experience to be a successful member of this excellence team:
- Fully Qualified accountant within at least 5 years' experience within a Food Manufacturing field.
- Proven ability to implement CI processes into Operations.
- Change management experience both with systems and culture.
- Ability to provide Analysis to improve operational efficiencies and business improvement techniques.
- Confidence to work at both Micro and Macro levels with the flexibility to work at all levels of data analysis.
- 6 sigma qualification.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company who are heavily focused on hiring the best employees. An opportunity to start in a newly created team where you can make a real stamp on how they operate is rare so if you are a qualified accountant with extensive experience in FMCG please apply.