Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Coventry


Finance Manager

Ref: req78023

Finance Manager


Location: Coventry
Customer: FTL –
Building Products
Salary: £35,000
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Closing Date for Applications: 31st May 2019

Did you know that DHL Supply Chain is the world’s leading contract logistics provider? Did you know that we employ over 40,000 people in the UK alone and that we have a habit of promoting from within? Did you know that each of our customers have a dedicated finance function and Finance and Operations work seamlessly to ensure we maintain our status as the partner of choice for businesses around the world.

We work across multiple sectors including Retail, Automotive, Aerospace, FMCG, Retail, Public Sector and Aviation? This diversity means that no two contracts are the same and the possibilities of career development are almost endless.

If you want to be part of this incredible journey, DHL Supply Chain has the opportunity for you.
We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who will control aspects of the Finance function ensuring accurate and timely reporting to internal DHL Stakeholders. You will provide accurate information and administrative support to the Operations team and wider DHL for your selected customer(s)

The Key Responsibilities of the Finance Manager will include:

• Preparation of weekly accounts and KPIs
• Completion of month end accounts, balance sheets, OBR’s and other internal reports
• Preparing budgets, forecasts and targets to identify trends and variances to budgets / forecasts
• Management of site Finance functions and development of wider finance team
• Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure best practice
• Work closely with Operations Managers in understanding key cost drivers of contract profitability
• Providing appropriate analysis and recommendations to influence key decisions
• Review key risks and identify potential risks
• Ensuring financial controls are robust and fit for purpose
• Supporting Financial Controller / Commercial teams

To be successful as a Finance Manager in DHL Supply Chain you need the following:

• Proven track record in a similar level role with experience of the above requirements
• Ability to influence key decision makers at all level
• Excellent knowledge of accounting processes and terminology
• People management experience and excellent communication skills
• Either relevant financial qualifications (AAT / CIMA etc.), training towards them or be qualified by experience

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, pay journey, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you’ll need to do next?

Joining the DHL family is easy! If you feel that you meet the criteria, have the passion to succeed and have the DHL values simply apply online, uploading an –up-to-date CV with your application. Alternative you can call Richard Mariner at 07522 302719 to discuss further.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

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About the company

DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 285,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs.

DHL is part of the world's leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL and encompasses three divisions: DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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