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  • Job reference: RMS0137340

Finance Manager

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/01/2014
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The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Main Purpose of the Role
This position is responsible for ensuring financial focus within product programmes and ultimately influencing long term company profitability, via reporting of project financial status and business decision support.

Scope of the Role
- Consolidation, review and communication of Project financial information.
- Business decision making support.
- Control and analysis of launch and engineering change expenditure.
- Target setting process.
- Process improvement.

Skills and Experience
- Good communication and presentation skills along with an ability to guide and influence others at all levels by giving reasoned arguments supported by financial data.
- Prioritisation of workload in order to meet objectives.
- Relationship building, both inside Finance and cross functionally. Building a network of contacts around the business.
- Good technical and business awareness to allow a rounded approach to analysis and ensure adequate consideration of the impact of decision on other areas of the business.
- Experience of manufacturing of engineering environment beneficial, but not essential.
- Analysis of financial data, including variance and sensitivity analysis to assist in decision making.
- Experience in driving improvement of business process.
- Practical and technical knowledge
- Knowledge of systems required – SAP, Business Object, Cognos, Workflow, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Knowledge of Product Emergence Process, general accounting processes and treatments including calculation of contribution and return for decision making.
- Understanding of key variables business cases and their drivers.

- Educated to degree standard and/or post graduates professional accounting qualification, preferably CIMA.

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