Ref - Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner – Ref 5096

Management Accountant

  Management Accountant. Flexible (would consider Interim / Part Time / Remote Working) £40,000 – £60,000 Food Industry/FMCG/Manufacturing. An experienced Management Accountant/Finance Business Partner with 24 years of relevant finance experience, with progressive responsibilities and qualifications. Professionally qualified with both CIMA and AAT.  With strong leadership and communication skills, they work in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on serving customers, both external and internal. They are comfortable working in both project leadership roles or as a team member. The earlier stages of their career were traditional central accounting roles, but in the last 20 years they have used this finance background to operate in business partnering roles, helping to drive improved performance. Experienced in both Operational & Commercial Finance in FMCG.  
  • Leading Profit Improvement initiatives
  • Full P & L and Balance Sheet responsibility.
  • SAP Rollout
  • Leading Value Chain Initiatives on Key Customers.
  • 3-5 Year Business Strategy
  • Annual Budgeting & Quarterly Forecasting
  • leading a small team,
  • key stakeholders were the Sales Directors, Commercial Managers and Marketing  teams.
  • Regularly met with the  Key Customers to collaboratively drive shared business improvements.  Reponsible for a small team.


  • Working with closely with Systems Development, Planning, Supply Chain, Sales and Operations teams
  • implemented an extended financial forecasting tool which provided visibility for 18-month rolling forecasting
  • developed a model which provided transparency of Customer financial performance beyond the usual measure of contribution
  • Finance Lead for  monitoring project costs; acting as a “financial consultant” for the team; system testing; training;
  • setting up the recovery plan
  • Reporting periodic financial performance to the category team. Influence the business direction and support decisions through financial evaluation.
  • Financial presentations in weekly category teams, monthly commercial meetings and annual executive key issues meetings (commentary and slideshow).
  • Annual budgeting and monthly forecasting
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