Assistant Finance Manager
DSL Ltd.
Tamworth, England, United Kingdom
8d ago

Tamworth, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req65361 28 / 08 / 2018

Position : Assistant Finance Manager- Freight, Bill & AuditLocation : Tamworth Customer : Johnson and Johnson Salary : Competitive, Bonus + Great DHL BenefitsContract Type : Fixed Term Contract (9 Months) Closing Date for Applications : 11th September 2018

For the role of the Assistant Finance Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring that you provide accurate financial and management reporting including Freight, Bill, Audit & Payment data analysis thus enhancing DHL's commercial position by adding value, identifying and managing risks and delivering all contractual obligations.

You will work closely with the Financial Controller supporting the Finance Function and ensuring on time payment to the carriers and timely reporting to the customer takes place in line with contractual obligation and all audit and legal requirements are maintained.

Further responsibilities include preparation of freight Profit & Loss and all reporting, both internal / external such as billing data to the customer, freight accrual.

  • Key Responsibilities in this role will include;
  • To ensure accuracy of billing data to the customer in line with the contractual agreement
  • To ensure Freight, Bill and Audit function maintains high standards and strive to continually improve processes
  • To support with month end reporting and reconciliations and be responsible for FBA&P input into the monthly accounts
  • To ensure all information is processed accurately and in a timely manner in line with the agreed FBA&P&P processes
  • To ensure all internal and applicable customer policies and procedures are adhered to
  • To ensure full and accurate monthly spend validation
  • To support the Management Team by providing financial input into Carrier Reviews and validation of the tender process input and output
  • To support Operational Team Leaders with continuous reduction in Invoice Rejections
  • Responsibility for accounting for multiple sites / contracts including month end activity and reporting
  • To coach Operational Team in all finance mattersKey skills and experience in this role will include :
  • Experience of working within a financial environment- Preferably AR, AP or GL
  • Strong General Ledger experience
  • Exposure to month-end trading, Balance Sheet Reconciliation and Profit & Loss responsibility
  • Reconciliation of accounts with a high volume of transactions
  • Fully conversant with Open Book reporting
  • Comfortable working with multi-currency
  • Awareness of variety of VAT types desirable
  • AAT Qualified or equivalent-or working towards
  • Ability to ensure collaboration across different sectors / geographies / stakeholders / levels of seniority
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel including pivots
  • Experience of processing & handling large volumes of data
  • Good standard of Education (A level or above)Desirable
  • Familiarity with supply chain and logistics function
  • Good all-around knowledge of Logistics principles and practices
  • Line management or supervisory 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, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

    What you’ll need to do next?

    If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

    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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