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Country Finance Manager

City, London
£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Country Finance Manager to join our client, a leading global FMCG company with Brands such as Lipton, PG Tips and Pukka based at their prestigious facility in Waterloo, London, working minimum 1-2 days per week onsite and the remainder of the week from home. This is a full-time temporary role to start ASAP for 12 months working a 36.25 hour week and is paying between £50,000 and £60,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience. About the Tea Business With the biggest tea business in the world, with world class purpose driven brands such as Lipton, PG tips and Pukka. Recently, the Tea business was sold to ensure it can best achieve its potential. The balance of the Tea brands and geographies and all Tea estates, with generated revenues of €2 billion is growing and profitable. As a standalone entity, the Tea company remains number one in the world and is even better positioned to lead the industry and take full advantage of the opportunities in the category, with more focus and entrepreneurship driving greater growth and value. As we move through this journey towards separation, we are seeking employees with a passion for exciting entrepreneurial experiences, who want to pursue unique career opportunities and have a desire to be an integral part in building the bright future of this plant-based company. The company is now separating and establishing on its own. The establishment of the company will entail the set-up of a stand-alone ERP system (S4H). The project is called Blossom Your role: Key support of the market CFO's in ekaterra, ranging from financial accounting, reporting and cash management in your country, incl O2C. Continue to build and support local business growth. Maintain strong internal controls by having a full understanding of end-to end process of set of local books, and ensure adherence to accounting and financial policies and procedures of ekaterra Key liaison with ekaterra project Blossom, being the local voice of the market. Keep on bringing focus for Blossom adding the specifics of your market in close conjunction with the local GM and regional CFO Support of master data clean-up for the Blossom go-live (all incl customer data, pricing, TTS, EDI etc) The scope and nature of work will evolve as the new organization evolves from a period of TSA support to standalone Skills and Experience Bachelor's degree Minimum 7 years' experience in FMCG industry Strong financial and business acumen with an ability to translate complex finance principles to cross functional partners. Strong communication & influencing skills Analytical skills and deep understanding of relevant finance and research tools High level of problem-solving ability Change management and project management skills Additional work experience in Start-Up's/Intrapreneurship is a plus
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  • Job Reference: 706346554-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MANPOWER
  • Location: City, London
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary