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Senior Manager, FP&A

Location: 

London, LND, GB

Req ID:  21365
Date: 

ASR Group is the world’s largest refiner and marketer of cane sugar, with an annual production capacity of more than 6 million tons of sugar. The company produces a full line of grocery, industrial, food service and specialty sweetener products. Across North America, ASR Group owns and operates six sugar refineries, located in Louisiana, New York, California, Maryland, Canada and Mexico. In the European Union, the company owns and operates sugar refineries in England, Portugal.  ASR Group also owns and operates mills in Mexico and Belize.  The company’s brand portfolio includes the leading brands Domino®, C&H®, Redpath®, Tate & Lyle®, Lyle’s® and Sidul®.

OVERVIEW

The Senior Manager, FP&A provides analysis, insight and recommendations to senior ASR Group Europe leadership that enable decisions and shape ASR strategy.  Individually and as the leader of other FP&A team members, this role will identify value creation opportunities across ASR Group Europe.  leading analyses and special projects focused on improving the efficiency of ASR operations (e.g., raw materials processing, sugar refining, packaging, warehousing, distribution) and the effectiveness of ASR commercial strategy (e.g., product portfolio optimization, margin analysis, pricing optimization).  Additionally, the Senior Manager will also support and lead ad-hoc projects sponsored by the Leadership team.  The Senior Manager, FP&A reports to the VP of Finance, Europe

 

DETAILED ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform analyses to identify value creation opportunities across all aspects of ASR’s business including operations, supply chain, sales, marketing and other functions
  • Extract insights from data and effectively use images, charts, and conceptual frameworks to synthesize that data
  • Develop actionable recommendations
  • Create and deliver professional presentations to senior leadership
  • Collaborate across functions and regions with ASR colleagues in implementing solutions
  • Drive continuous process improvement within Finance and across all ASR processes
  • Support ASR’s annual budget process, to include detailed evaluation of all budget plans, budget compilation, and final presentation
  • Support traditional Finance activities as necessary, such as month-end closing, planning, and forecasting

 

WORK EXPERIENCES

  • 8+ years of overall relevant and progressive experience
  • 5+ years of Financial Planning & Analysis or Transaction Services or Advisory Services at a reputed professional services firm

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors in technical and scientific field required such as Engineering, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Data Science etc.
  • M.B.A., or Masters level degree in business or technical field desirable but not required
  • Relevant Finance and Accounting Qualification such as ACA or ACCA or CPA or CIMA or CFA required

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Senior Manager, FP&A will have immediate project management and delivery responsibility which will entail management of team members with a finance and non-finance backgrounds.

 

ESSENTIAL CAPABILITIES, EXPERIENCES & BEHAVIORS

  • Ability to act as a player and a coach
  • Detail-oriented, team-oriented, accountable, with a bias for action
  • Comfortable in communicating with stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Strong knowledge of financial and accounting concepts required
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and cost accounting principles highly desirable but not required
  • Knowledge of sales, pricing and trade spend analysis techniques highly desirable but not required
  • Expert skills in Microsoft EXCEL, POWERPOINT, and WORD.  Preference for experience utilizing advanced analytical tools (e.g., Anaplan, Power BI), ERP systems (e.g., SAP Business Intelligence), and S&OP systems (e.g., SAP IBP).  Open and capable of learning new technologies that optimize existing processes and enhance efficiency
  • Comfortable with large data sets and data mining
  • Multitasking and able to prioritize

At Tate & Lyle Sugars, the group's values are the cornerstone of our success.

Leadership - our goal is to be the leader in every arena in which we compete. Teamwork - our strength is magnified when we work together. Integrity - honesty and trust are the foundation of our success.Service - we know that the people and communities in which we operate are crucial partners to our success. Sustainability - the member companies of ASR Group are committed to sustainable agricultural and business practices.

This year Tate & Lyle Sugars has been certified as one of Britain's Top Employers for the third year running.