Rutherford Cross in partnership with Finsbury Food Group to recruit an Operations Finance Manager for their Head Office site in Hamilton

Finsbury Food Group is a leading specialist bakery manufacturer, producing a diverse range of cakes, bread and bakery snack products for the major UK multiple retailers and for the foodservice channel. The business has grown both organically and via acquisition. Recent additions to the group include Johnstone’s Food Services (2015) and Fletchers Bakeries (2014).

The group is listed on the London Stock Exchange and recorded a turnover of just under £320m last year, posting profit before tax at £16m. The positive results that Finsbury has achieved in recent times are through the hard work of the team, sound business decision-making and the reliable manufacture and supply of great quality products.

The Operations Finance Manager leads a team of 2 based in Finsbury’s head office in Hamilton, the role will report to the Head of Finance and will be an integral part of the Finance team reporting on the financial performance of the business on a timely and accurate basis. This is a key role within the Site Operational Leadership Team (OLT) structure and will lead and develop the site management accounts function at the Hamilton and Twechar sites to ensure the required results in all areas within specific cost constraints.

The Operations Finance Manager role represents an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic environment where strong leadership is key.  The business is looking to appoint an individual who will excel in this role and will seek to capitalize on the excellent career development opportunities across the Group.  There will be openings in the head office in Hamilton in commercial finance, operations finance & financial accounting teams, as well as in Cardiff or other sites across the UK, allowing a talented candidate to realise their full potential.

For further information please review the full job spec here