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Role: Factory Finance Manager
Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire (Clay Lake site)
Reporting to: Head of Finance for Operations & Supply
We have an exciting opportunity within the Finance Team for a Finance Manager to join our Commercial Finance Business Partnering team, partnering the Supply and Operations teams at one of our factories (named: Clay Lake) based in Spalding! As a member of the Site Leadership Team at the Clay Lake factory, your success will be measured by delivering the financial budget, hitting quarterly OKRs, ensuring team engagement, and by impact across the wider business.
Business partner the Clay Lake Site Leadership Team (Operations & Supply Chain) to ensure they understand their budgets, their key drivers of spend, and to support them to pull together action plans and solve key problems/ strategic questions as and when they arise.
Further develop our multisite financial processes and reporting requirements to enable successful and consistent financial performance measurement processes across all of our sites.
Drive financial performance vs budget for all costs incurred by the site, through weekly reporting & performance measurement processes.
Drive forecast accuracy for Clay Lake budgets and KPIs, sharing a reliable forecast and action plan on a weekly/monthly basis with senior management, and proactively identifying and addressing key risks.
Challenge the Operations and Supply teams to move the needle on KPIs (eg. labour & waste) such that they out-perform vs budgeted expectations!
Take the lead on commercial analysis and insight for the Clay Lake operation, enabling the Site Leadership Team to make key strategic decisions, and deliver the Budget.
Work with the Supply Tribe and wider finance team (Menu & Growth tribes) to fully assess & understand the financial impacts of future proposition changes on the operation & supply chain at Clay Lake to ensure successful implementation for both the customer experience and the in-house operation.
Lead the annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes for the Clay Lake site.
Support Head of Finance for Supply & Operations with multisite strategic projects
Who you are:
Problem-solver - You enjoy diving into a problem, finding the root cause and working with the wider team to implement the solution;
Curious and proactive - You are proactive and fast in anticipating future needs for both the business and our customers. Speed and clarity matter!
Collaborator - You love working with others, and you build strong relationships with people from across the business, enabling you to influence stakeholders and to drive action;
Excellent communicator - you have the ability to succinctly summarise complex financial information in an easy-to-understand manner for stakeholders of any level / function.
Hands On - You're confident at working with a team who have very practical and hands-on roles, and are able to fully understand their ways of working and the challenges they're facing;
Data-Driven - you seek out data to drive insight, which you then use to influence and drive decision-making;
Adaptable - You thrive on being in a fast-paced environment and are able to adapt to changing priorities;
Experience in at least 2-3 finance business partnering roles, and ideally demonstrable progression within a company;
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