Recently Filled Roles

Financial Accountant

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To provide insight and challenge to existing and future performance of the business.
  • To provide support in financial and management reporting, internal controls, cash management, foreign currency exposure and analysis to the central finance team and wider business.
  • Prepare and analyse monthly management accounts, yearly budgeting and quarterly forecasting
  • Managing and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends.
  • Review and present current economic and currency news to aid management decision making in foreign currency cover.
  • Calculation and preparation of the company‚Äôs FX forward hedging deals.
  • Management of a Treasury assistant.
  • Monitor internal controls and ensure that appropriate controls are in place.
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors, resolving audit points in timely manner.
  • Ensure business is compliant with Group and other statutory requirements.

Commercial Accountant

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Finance business partner to the Sales & Marketing teams.
  • Provide support, challenge and financial insight to achieve improved commercial performance through enhanced decision making, and optimal return on investment from trade spend, category marketing spend and new product launches
  • Understand weekly/period results and challenge anomalies to ensure integrity.
  • Provide commentary by customer and by segment to the Board and Senior Management on variances to Budget, Forecast and Prior Year at the end of each period.
  • Participate in Demand Review meetings with the Sales and Planning Teams, understanding and challenging changes in forecast since the previous period.
  • Prepare analysis to support Budget and Forecast submissions to ABF Group head office.
  • Review of Category Marketing spend and challenging return on investment.
  • Business partnering the commercial teams to prepare business cases for new product development and for existing product development.

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Key areas of responsibility:

  • The core focus of this role is to lead and deliver on the planning, forecasting and budgeting processes, resulting in the development of robust financial plans for a dynamic international business with ambitious growth plans.
  • To define, monitor and report on key KPIs relating to business performance.
  • To manage and coordinate the budgeting and forecasting process, including the consolidation and coordination of submissions.
  • Completion of variance analysis and performance reporting.
  • Evaluating and interpreting discrepancies in plans for the business enabling remedial actions or adjustments to be made.
  • Produces timely and accurate financial and management information. 

If you would like to know more about the above roles, please contact:

Becky Hughes, Associate Director
+44 161 631 2869


Commercial Finance Analyst

This position would suit a newly Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / ACMA) who is keen to join a global organisation whose brands are household names. This is an opportunity to join an organisation who run a structured programme for candidates whose ultimate aim is to become a future Finance Director.

The role you would initially undertake will support the commercial team, this will focus on decision making and business planning along with strategic customer specific projects and new product development.

As part of a structured career path, you will be open to working at different sites across the UK and even overseas in the future. The client is looking to meet people from different regions of the UK for this position.

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