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Financial Controller

Based in Redruth


Tulip Ltd is the UK’s leading food solutions business, supplying all major food retailers, wholesalers and foodservice companies with a wide range of quality meat products. If you have an appetite for more, this could be the role for you.

Shift/Working hours: 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday

Reporting into the Site Director at our Redruth site and working as part of the site’s Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for producing weekly / monthly profitability statements, including the appropriate commentary to highlight trends affecting the performance of the site. In addition, you will ensure rigor in data recording and financial reporting in line with the Tulip standards and prepare and update the annual budget and periodic forecasts.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop the Finance department, whilst ensuring weekly and monthly reports are produced in an efficient and timely manner
  • Own, progress, co-ordinate and develop product costing; key point of contact for account managers
  • Lead and define profit hurdles consistent with agreed ROI and undertaking promotional evaluation and post promotion reviews
  • Prepare and own input into monthly results and performance management including customer profitability
  • Undertake internal audits and maintain appropriate risk management controls
  • Manage capital expenditure including investment appraisal, spend allocation to projects, classification of Assets and timely capitalization of projects
  • Coordinate and improve systems (Arrowlink and P1400)

It is essential that you have strong Commercial Acumen with a flexible approach and excellent people skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business. Equally you will have experience of operating in a similar role within an FMCG business. You will also be able to work consistently whilst under pressure in this busy environment. You will be CIMA qualified or equivalent and a strong Excel and experience of SAP is essential.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Process invoices, reconciling delivery notes to invoices received and purchase orders
  • Set up new supplier accounts and maintain existing account details within the purchase ledger
  • Monthly reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Assist in the preparation of purchase summaries
  • Handle and resolve supplier complaints/queries to a satisfactory conclusion for both the supplier and the Company, ensuring the more complex complaints/queries are passed to the Manager
  • Coding, batching and matching of invoices to ensure financial reporting completeness
  • Assist with month-end and year-end procedures
  • Filing and general administration
  • Ad hoc duties to support the department/business

Our people really make the difference

• Determination • Simplicity • Availability • Humility • Sincerity • Discipline • Ownership

What We bring to the table

As an international organisation, we pride ourselves on creating high quality food and exceed many recognised industry standards. We care about our people and offer an excellent package including:

  • Life insurance and pension to all of our employees
  • Wellbeing activities and support, including mini health MOT’s, fruity Friday and more
  • Learning opportunities
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Long service awards
  • Subsidised restaurant or vending machines at the majority of our sites
  • Discounted staff shop at many of our sites
  • On site free parking
  • Discounts on retail, food, cinema, travel and much more

If you are as serious about food as we are and ready to help us make a difference, we would like to hear from you.

Located in:
Closing Date:
9th July 2020


Wilson Way Industrial Estate
TR15 3RH
01209 219757

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