Operational Financial Controller

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£55,000 pa + excellent benefits
08 Jun 2021
22 Jun 2021
Accounting, Finance, Operations
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity for an Operational Financial Controller at a leading international firm, Lantmännen Unibake, based in Milton Keynes with a salary of £55,000 and excellent benefits.

As this is a key appointment for their finance team, they are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Operational Financial Controller to join and support them on this exciting journey in Milton Keynes. You will require exceptional relationship management skills to successfully build rapport and develop strong internal relationships with operational staff across the UK business.

Key responsibilities of the Operational Financial Controller:

  • Being an effective financial business partner to our bakery’s operations team for budget target delivery.
  • Leading the yearly budget standard costing cycle, from raw materials prices to end finished product, supported by insightful analysis of year-on-year movements.
  • Maintaining standards costs within our AX system for ingredients, packaging and finished goods, along with associated inter-co prices.
  • Monthly material variance analysis with root cause analysis to drive corrective actions by operations.

This is what you need to succeed:

You are:

  • A subject matter expert
  • Proactive and reliable with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude
  • Someone who thrives under a fast paced and changing environment
  • Motivated by completing tasks to a high standard and with great attention to detail
  • A team player with appreciation of manufacturing business processes

You have:

  • Notable operations finance experience, ideally food manufacturing businesses
  • Standard costing experience essential
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Operations and Commercial team facing experience essential
  • Business partner role experience essential
  • Experience of Dynamics AX is preferred, but otherwise other ERP applications such as SAP/ Oracle essential

What they offer to you

The opportunity to work with an ambitious team who strive to improve and develop themselves consistently. The team are involved in exciting developments for the future of the business. Everyday will definitely be different!

You will receive a competitive wage, along with the option to join our Bupa cash back and cycle to work scheme. You will also welcome to join the company pension and life assurance schemes.

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