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Finance Team Leader (FTC)


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We are looking for a Finance Team Leader to join our site in Doncaster to cover a maternity leave for 16 months. This is a multi-contract site operating both open and closed book contracts in warehousing, transport and co-packing activities.

Key challenges of the role include maintaining financial controls across all activities and contracts and producing weekly and monthly financial information for both the client base and the site management team.

Who are we?

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

How will you contribute?

  • Managing and producing weekly financial and statistical information for the sites customers
  • Responsibility for production of the site weekly profit and loss account and stats report
  • Managing all financial control procedures and ensuring site expenditure is managed to budgetary constraints
  • Customer Account Management
  • Collation and analysis of the site’s weekly labour utilisation, with allocation of hours by activity and resulting labour charge to each customer P&L
  • Reconciliation of weekly volume activity
  • Completion of both Customer and Wincanton period end reconciliation processes
  • Review and sign-off of all sales ledger activity and management of debtor balances
  • Analysis of operational as well as financial data in order to explain trends and justify expenditure levels
  • Assisting in the preparation of customer and Wincanton budgets and forecasts as well as participating in budgetary and forecast planning meetings with Clients
  • Managing the functions of Time & Attendance and Monthly Payroll submissions to ensure control and accurate payroll runs
  • Ensuring the site is compliant with audit and regulation requirements
  • Responsibility for Balance Sheet Controls and Reconciliations
  • Producing ad-hoc reports, costings and expenditure trend analysis as required.
  • Playing a leading role in generating site efficiency savings
  • Being an integral part of the site management team and assisting the Distribution Centre Manager and Contract Accountant as required
  • Managing and supporting the other positions within the Finance & Admin Team

What will you bring?

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Studying towards a Professional accountancy qualification, ACCA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Excellent PC skills including Excel
  • A high level of customer focus
  • Ability to work at pace in a complex multi-customer environment
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

What do we offer?

We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme,25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, + much more

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result you should submit your CV as soon as possible!

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