Finance Operations Manager
Rutherford Cross
February 28, 2024
Rosyth, Fife, United Kingdom
Job Type
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be retained by Mowi to bring in a Finance Operations Manager, based in Rosyth. The Finance Operations Manager role will be required to maintain internal finances, ranging from transactional duties to the production of management accounts. You will also work closely with the Finance Director to provide real-time information to support decisions and strategy.

The role is a pivotal position in the finance structure and will be highly visible across the business. It represents an excellent opportunity for a technically strong and ambitious finance professional, with the ability to provide strong communication to all levels within the business.

Key Result Areas:

  • Prepare accurate monthly management accounts for each area in the group including Trial Balance, Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss Account by the end of the Month
  • Present the monthly management accounts to the Finance Director and be able to explain in full any variances arising against prior periods, expectations and budget
  • Reconcile monthly all the balance sheet / control accounts to include company reconciliations across the group and loans / current accounts
  • Be an integral team member in maintaining a strong level of internal Control across the finance function
  • Strive for continuous improvement, and drive the development of automated accounting procedures to increase productivity and business efficiency
  • Assist the Cost analyst with product costing and analysis of bill of materials (BOM’s)
  • Keep abreast of any new legal and financial regulations that may impact on the Company's operations
  • Prepare the statutory accountant with the auditors
  • Carry out Year-End procedures as required
  • Maintain effective regular contact with the stakeholders as required to facilitate the preparation of accurate and timely monthly management accounts
  • Maintain and manage the development of ERP as required, and liaise with the group’s external providers and training in order to maximise its use to the Group's benefit
  • Coach and mentor other members of the team
  • Any other duties required

Skills & Experience:


  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA)


  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to perform well in a team as well as deliver independently
  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate with stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Ability to communicate complex financial strategies to lay persons to enable informed decision-making throughout the business
  • Ability to work at pace, when at times there is a level of uncertainty about direction


  • Strong management accountant experience
  • Experience in using and developing ERP systems
  • Experience in manufacturing (Desirable)

Key Performance Indicators:

The role holder must consistently embody the Mowi Values & Leadership Principles and work in accordance with the Mowi Code of Conduct.

  • Reduction in case management resolution time
  • Reduction in case number
  • Reduction in absence levels
  • Delivery of aligned projects or other activities on time and of agreed quality
  • Suggestion and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives

For more information on remuneration and the role, please contact Will Dodds at Rutherford Cross - [email protected].

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