HendersonBrown Job ref: HB008
Salary range: £400-£600 per day
We are looking for a finance turnaround specialist for a food manufacturing business.
The role will be to:
Evaluate the current financial systems within 2-3 weeks, including gross sales, gross margin, direct and indirect costs. Make recommendations as to how these can be improved and implement these changes to create better financial visibility in conjunction with the Finance Director.
Develop a short and medium term plan to improve the profitability of the business in conjunction with the management team. To include current sales and new business.
Direct the financial team in implementing these changes.
Create weekly flash reports on the core financial metrics of sales, gross margin, and volumes by customer and product group. Be responsible for the creation of monthly board reporting packs.
Set up a robust financial reporting system for the new manufacturing operation to include sales, margin, wastage, material price variances, labour efficiency and direct and indirect overheads.
Meet with the Finance Director regularly to keep him informed of progress