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Finance Manager

Ref No: WS/FM/09/22

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 10th October 2022

As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the overall financial control of White’s. We are looking for an experienced Financial Manager, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, financial risk management as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.

The Job:

  • Preparation of routine financial reports;
  • Developing financial plans & strategies in conjunction with senior team which support business strategy;
  • Ensure financial regulatory compliance;
  • Overseeing accounting operations & generating & analysing financial data;
  • Co-ordinating auditing processes and ensuring accuracy of financial information;
  • Complete Financial reports for review at management & board meetings to include overhead analysis, profitability and customer & category margin reports; 
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts & annual budgets, in conjunction with input from line managers;
  • Review and maintain product costings which fully reflect production, distribution, sales and marketing costs;
  • Develop & maintain up to date profitability profiles for all finished products;
  • Help prepare monthly management accounts within Group reporting needs & deadlines;
  • Monitor actual results against budget and investigate/explain variances;
  • Prepare a monthly margin report by product, customer and region;
  • Ensure sales and production forecasts are updated on a regular basis and are reflected in the management accounts forecast;
  • Development & maintenance of Management Information Systems including Microsoft Navision;
  • Provide financial input to & analysis of the strategic plan. 

The Person:

  • Proven working experience as a Finance Manager;
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience;
  • Qualified accountant (CA/ACA/CPA/CIMA/ACCA etc);
  • Good working knowledge of the latest accounting standards;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be flexible.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing company along with experience in commercial finance;
  • Experience of Microsoft Navision Management Information System. 

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being programme. 

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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better