Commercial Finance Manager

Due to impending staff retirement and a department restructure in 2018 we will need a commercially focused accountant, with genuine passion, curiosity and hunger to succeed in what can be a challenging but enjoyable environment. 

What job are you applying for?

The role encompasses both financial and management accounting and reports  directly to the Finance Director, with whom you will closely work.  You will be responsible for providing the business with efficient and effective financial and administrative systems and enhanced commercial insight from utilising your accountancy skills.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Maintaining and developing financial accounting ledgers and systems.
• Preparing  weekly product profitability report for the management team.
• Preparing draft monthly management accounts for Directors, adding value through analysis, commentaries and offering your own insights. 
• Assisting in the preparation of Budgets and rolling re-forecasts. 
• Bank reconciliations and treasury management.
• Liaising with, and managing visits to the Company by various auditing bodies.
• Ensuring compliance with VAT, Intrastat and PAYE regulations.
• Overseeing weekly payroll processing and PAYE online returns.
• Overseeing credit control, purchase invoice checking and processing. 
• Supervising, developing and inspiring the small junior finance team.
Who you’ll be working for

Manor Fresh is a sound business, with excellent facilities and strong customer relationships. This role doesn’t just involve overseeing the Transactional Accounts; you will be a key member of the business, working closely with and learning from a very experienced Finance Director.  You will be mentored, supported and developed for future success. You will be both challenged and given every opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success of the business.

Who we’re looking for

• Experience of fresh produce, food manufacturing or FMCG environment advantageous.
• Strong understanding of yields and how they affect product costings.
• A natural curiosity and desire to really understand the business, its products, its marketplace and its people. 
• Confident, motivational Manager of people
• Part or Newly Qualified Accountant or equivalent

What you will get

• Competitive base salary and benefits package 
• 25 days holiday plus public holidays
• Excellent company contributory pension scheme

Applications should be made in writing, will full details of your experience and qualifications to:
Mandy Baker, HR Officer, Manor Fresh Limited, Manor Farm, 
Holbeach Hurn, Spalding, Lincs.  PE12 8LR. Or mandy.baker@manorfresh.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 12 January 2018.