Hales Group are representing a client who are looking to recruit a qualified Management Accountant to join their agricultural finance team, with a business partnering approach to finance.

A key player within the team, and requiring both accounting and management skills, this role is integral to providing and developing accurate and accessible financial information that underpins the business’ ambitions for financial stability, growth and profitability. In addition, providing insights and communicating information to non-finance- based colleagues to support change and continuous improvement within the business unit.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Finance for Agriculture, key accountabilities will include:-

  • Production of weekly KPIs and reports
  • Ensuring all internal/external monthly reporting commitments are achieved.
  • Leading in the collection, organisation and evaluation of key operational metrics and report on the overall efficiency and efficacy of operational performance
  • Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning, forecasts and budgets
  • Supporting all financial aspects of statutory governance and audit obligations and ensuring compliance with all external and internal regulatory requirements
  • Periodic sales reporting
  • Operational Excellence reporting as part of our continuous improvement process
  • Providing support to non- finance functions including guidance on interpretation of financial information
  • Supporting and coaching more junior members of the team

What we need from you

  • CIMA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Advanced excel skills with experience of financial modelling
  • Experience of operating in a business partner model, working with others to create positive business outcomes
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with the ability to engage with all levels of business stakeholders in the translation and understanding of financial information
  • Happy to work within a hybrid model and able to work independently
  • Good attention to detail, approachable, with experience of coaching others

What we bring to the table

  • Competitive salary and holiday benefits
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Hybrid working
  • Employee Discount Programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellbeing support
  • Learning & Development opportunities

The company one of the largest food companies in the world, whose team farm, process, prepare, package and deliver fresh, frozen and value-added food products for sale in more than 100 countries.

They are proud to partner with more than 1,000 UK farmers who share the belief in the highest standards on animal welfare, efficiency, and quality. Their own farming operation is 100% RSPCA Higher Welfare, making them the largest producer of higher welfare pork globally, delivering 25% of pig meat to UK consumers.

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