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Finance Manager - EMENA Supply Chain

Job Description

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join EMENA Finance in a brand new role as Finance Manager - EMENA Supply Chain as Costa Coffee continues a journey of growth, expansion, and improvement., Reporting to the EMENA Finance Director, you will be accountable for financial analysis and business partnering to enable clear decision-making aligned to the business and Supply Chain strategies.

As one of the most significant cost areas, Supply Chain is crucial to ensuring continued success, covering everything from sourcing green beans and consumables, coffee production, management of warehouses and delivery to stores/partners.

We have our own state of the art coffee roastery in the UK, production in Italy, and a Supply Chain undergoing significant change to drive efficiency and cost reduction.

You'll have the opportunity to build and shape the analysis and improvements required.

This is a varied and fast paced role responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering clear, timely, concise financial analysis and inputs to drive and influence decisions and stimulate discussions on all aspects of Supply Chain Costs

  • Working with the EMENA Supply Chain Director and finance colleagues to drive key projects including product cost optimisation and network strategy

  • Building a holistic Supply Chain view ensuring end to end costs are captured. Identifying and developing opportunities within Supply Chain while considering all business impacts

  • Ensuring regular reporting fits need of business to analyse performance and spot trends instantly

  • Month end reporting and analysis - Build and design scalable processes and metrics working with functional leaders across Supply Chain, Procurement and Finance

  • Budgeting & Forecasting - Work with Supply Chain, Procurement and Finance teams to set budget / forecast for Supply Chain and product costs

  • CoGS reporting, analysis and accuracy - Ensure standard Cogs is set up and maintained correctly. Manage material usage, yields, bill of material accuracy.

Candidate Description

To succeed at Costa, it is important that you embrace our values and enjoy working with diverse and committed colleagues. In addition, we would hope to see some of the below:

  • A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with 3+ years PQE experience in a relatable Supply Chain finance role for a Manufacturing / FMCG / Retail business

  • Supply Chain - freight and warehousing knowledge is essential

  • Management Accounting and Budgeting / Forecasting experience

  • Inventory management experience

  • Excellent Excel skills, including reporting and modelling

  • An inquisitive and challenging nature

Application Description

Houghton Regis, England, LU5 5YG, GB

Employer Description

At the heart of Costa Coffee are our values; we believe in Passion, Warmth, Trust and Courage. We are the No 1 coffee brand in the UK and as part of the Coca-Cola Company, we're on a journey to be the worlds most loved coffee brand, we don't settle for mediocre. We've come a long way from the Costa brothers first roastery in 1971, today we are a total coffee company that delivers amazing coffee to our consumers all over the globe. Along with our much-loved stores, this includes our Express machines, Ready to Drink products, and a long list of friends and partnerships. Costa are proud of our collaborative and inclusive workforce, who continually unlock new growth and innovation.