Commercial Finance Manager

Location: Kepak Convenience Foods, Dublin 15

Category: Finance

Payment: DOE

Terms: Permanent

Date: 06-09-2018

Apply before: 30-09-2018


Job overview

Kepak Food Solutions (Kepak Ballybay, Kepak Foodservice) has an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Finance Manager to work across the business in a senior management position.
Reporting to the Sales and Commercial Director, and working as part of the Senior Management Tea, the role holder will bring financial expertise and business insight to the division and ensure there is continuous drive on managing and monitoring business performance.

Reporting to: Sales and Commercial Director

Direct Reports: Commercial Analyst

Location: Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Key Responsibilities:
Reporting: Work with our Financial Shared Services team to ensure accuracy of Weekly Performance Packs and monthly internal packs, which can influence decision making and drive change.
Forecasting: Develop and maintain accurate forecast models and undertake business review on potential risks.
Balance Sheet: Ownership of divisional Balance Sheets. (Business Turnover: Circa €120m)
Business Partnering: Effective Business Partnering with Commercial, CRM and Marketing to ensure operational plans are aligned with the business plan.
Foreign Exchange: Ensure that the divisional exposure is appropriately hedged at all times.
Commercial: Responsible for Gross margin reporting including month-end and revenue recognition.
Bids & Tenders: Responsible for managing the divisional Bids and Tenders process.
Budgeting: Responsibility for the completion of the Annual Budget and Long Term Plan.
Presentation: Present to Divisional CEO, Sales and Commercial Director & Leadership Team the financial outlook of the division on a regular basis.
Financial modelling: Create financial models to drive go-forward business plan recommendations based on potential risks and returns.
Decision Support: New proposition profitability analysis and business case preparation including Post implementation review.

Key Competencies
• People Development
• Ability to build high performing teams
• Ability to create positive business relationships
• Service Driven
• Strategic Thinker
• Ability to Foster Innovation.
• Strong Influencing Skills.

Qualifications/ Experience
• Fully Qualified Accountant : Essential
• Previous Experience of FMCG: Desirable
• Strong Commercial Orientation: Essential