• Salary:

    £35,000 to £40,000

  • Region:


  • Job Type/Function:

    Finance and Controlling

  • Closing Date:

    8 May 2023

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  • Total number of weekly/annual hours:


Finance Manager

Location: Role covers Poole, Birmingham and Derby so can be worked remotely with site travel to each once a month as minimum

Benefits include Study support, 5 weeks holiday, and lots lots more

Connecting People. Improving Lives.

DHL is the global leader in Supply Chain management and we keep the world moving. Our expert teams work together to deliver for our customers across a range of industries including retail, automotive, healthcare and more, so they can deliver to their customers. This diversity means that no two contracts are the same and the possibilities of career development are almost endless.

As the world’s leading contract logistics provider, did you know that we employ over 40,000 people in the UK alone and that we have a habit of promoting from within? Did you know that each of our customers has a dedicated Finance function and Finance and Operations work seamlessly to ensure we maintain our status as the partner of choice for businesses around the world?

What about your role?

We have an opportunity for a Finance Manager to join the Finance function.

We are looking for an experienced Finance Manager who will control aspects of the Finance function ensuring accurate and timely reporting to internal DHL stakeholders. You will provide accurate information and administrative support to the Operations team and wider DHL for your selected customer(s).

Critical to this contract is an individual with a passion for being customer facing as stakeholder relationships are absolutely vital. These are a great group of customers who genuinely value our service to them.

As a Finance Manager, your key accountabilities and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Preparation of weekly accounts and KPIs
  • Management of month-end process and reporting results to multiple stakeholders
  • Preparing budgets, forecasts and targets to identify trends and variances to budgets / forecasts
  • Management of site Finance functions and supervising An Assistant Finance Manager
  • Building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure best practice
  • Working closely with Operations Managers in understanding key cost drivers of contract profitability
  • Providing appropriate analysis and recommendations to influence key decisions
  • Reviewing key risks and identifying potential risks
  • Ensuring financial controls are robust and fit for purpose
  • Supporting the Financial Controller / Commercial teams

What are the requirements?

  • Proven track record in a similar level role with experience of the above requirements
  • Ability to influence key decision makers at all levels
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting processes and terminology
  • Oracle a real bonus but not essential
  • People management experience and excellent communication skills
  • Hold relevant financial qualifications (AAT / CIMA etc.), be training towards them or be qualified by experience

Why choose DHL Supply Chain?

As well as competitive pay rates, once you have completed your probation you will be entitled to an award-winning range of benefits to improve your wellbeing both at work and at home, including discount vouchers for restaurants, cinemas, retail outlets, healthcare and much more:

  • Physical Health – A free confidential 24/7 GP Service, Gym discounts, Cycle to work scheme
  • Financial Health – Enhanced Pension scheme, affordable loans, free mortgage advice and hundreds of retail/lifestyle discounts
  • Emotional Health – Free 24/7 employee support service for you and your family with access to free counselling
  • Social Health – Volunteering, mentoring and fundraising opportunities

What about career development?

We take every employee’s career seriously and believe in realising their full potential. We have dedicated learning and development programmes that are open to every employee and an open working culture where everyone’s voice is heard, so you can shape your future career path at DHL Supply Chain.

What will you need to do next?

If you meet the requirements for this role and are looking for your next career move, submit your application to us along with an up to date CV or covering letter.

We look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully welcoming you to our team.

Our approach to Diversity and Inclusion

As a global company, we see the diversity of our employees as a genuine strength. A strength that we will only really leverage if we ensure that our employees sincerely feel that they can bring their true selves to work every day.

We’re committed to attracting the best possible person for every vacancy irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK.