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Regional Finance Manager - Region 2

Location:
Dunstable
Position:
Finance & Payroll
Salary:
Excellent + Company Car + Bonus
Advertising End Date:
15 Nov 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover over £1 billion. Voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 6 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

Our Network Finance Business Partner is currently recruiting for a Regional Finance Manager to help strengthen our team and help us achieve ever-greater heights.

Overview of Role

As Regional Finance Manager, partnering the Regional Manager and Network Finance Manager, you’ll play an instrumental role in the profitable management of depots within your region. You will drive operational efficiencies and deliver key business projects using your commercial awareness and expertise.

The Depots you will support are; Dunstable, Chelmsford, Snetterton, Raunds, Enfield, Ipswich and Peterborough so you must able to cover these locations.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Producing and reviewing weekly and monthly financial and management Reports, whilst analysing and interpreting operational data to drive improvements in business profitability
  • Assisting the Network and Regional Manager and depots with robust planning and forecasting measures, the application of commercial policy and the standardisation of financial processes/tools
  • Providing advice and support to the Network and Regional Manager in the implementation of strategic plans, as well as taking the lead on specific projects, ensuring we deliver ‘on time and in full’
  • Carrying out financial audits of depots within the region, monitoring financial compliance and ensuring accuracy of data

About You

Ideally you will be a fully qualified and commercially astute accountant (ACA/ACCCA/CIMA), with a right first time mentality and a solid grasp of management accounting principles/ practices.

You’ll also be able to evidence:

  • Proven experience of operating in a business partner or equivalent level role, coupled with the know-how and confidence to present clear and simple results in a cost focused setting.
  • Strong planning and forecasting abilities, backed by a genuine desire to get to know the business and really understand the activities and underlying cost drivers behind it.
  • Advanced Excel and first rate communication skills, plus a good knowledge of reporting tools, as well as evidence of involvement in the successful delivery of project based activities.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Key measures of performance will include:

  • Depot & Regional cost targets
  • RFM Balanced Score Card
  • Accuracy of data
  • Delivery of projects
  • Standardisation of role and reporting tools

Specific Requirements

  • Right to Work in the UK.
  • A full driving licence, together with a willingness to undertake UK travel and stay away from home overnight when required.

Remuneration

Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme that is based on individual and company targets. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle 2 Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.

There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.