Income & Control Finance Manager

Compass Group
27 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a qualified finance professional with demonstrable leadership qualities?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Income & Control Finance Manager to join our Foodbuy Finance Team. Based within our centralised Finance Function in Parklands, your role will be to lead and motivate a team ensuring accurate and efficient delivery of analytical support to the Foodbuy Finance Business Partners and invoicing Purchasing Income (PI) to over 400 Manufacturers and Suppliers, pivotal to the success of Foodbuy.

Starting or developing a career with Compass Group means that you aren’t just taking another job. It’s an opening to an exciting and rewarding career within Finance. It’s your chance to join a global organisation that places its people, their development and their success at the forefront of what we do. Compass is the world’s largest food and support services company, with operations not just in the UK but on almost every continent. We boast some exciting contracts with the likes of Chelsea F.C., the Brit Awards and Aintree Racecourse and we are always on the lookout for the best talent to join us.

Package description

Competitive Salary & Package

Main responsibilities

Reporting directly in to the Foodbuy Financial Controller, you will shape and lead the Income & Control Finance Team to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of PI into the business P&L accounts promoting a continuous improvement culture to improve the productivity and effectiveness of the team. You will deliver a high level of governance and controls, approving journal postings, balance sheet reconciliations and monthly reviews. Additionally, you will provide the necessary analytical support to the Foodbuy Finance Business Partners.

Ideal candidate

This a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) to broaden their experience in an area that is new to Parklands. You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership qualities and you will have the drive and determination to successfully embed your team and build strong and lasting relationships with Foodbuy colleagues. High numeric and analytical skills are a must alongside proven experience of making concise and logical financial decisions.

In return you will receive a competitive salary and package and be given the opportunity add a new dimension to your finance career. We believe that our people are our business, so along with the tools and support you need to get to here you want to go, we’ll make sure you have fun along the way. We are dedicated to creating a positive place where the best people want to work.

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