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Senior Plant Finance Business Partner




Reporting to the EMEA Flavor Solutions Supply Chain Finance Director, this role operates as a crucial support of the Factory Management Team, to ensure a robust internal control environment, compliant with SOX.  Business partnering the Manufacturing team to improve performance of the site through effective management reporting, challenging status quo, building efficient investment business cases and process optimisation. 



  • Ensure accurate and timely production of monthly reporting pack including review with Factory Management.  Challenge and investigate material and spend variances with factory management / supply chain teams.
  • Co-pilot and finance business partner for Plant Director, UK Finance Director and Factory Management Team
  • Co-ordinate quarterly forecasting and annual budget process in conjunction with factory management and production planning.
  • Business partnering, development and financial evaluation for new investments projects in the plant (CAPEX)
  • Proactive pursuit, development and execution of key initiatives and Cost Improvement (CCI) programs.
  • Provide oversight and guidance on the development of new products, portfolio changes, repatriation programs in conjunction with NPD, planning and operations and provide insights to commercial teams in order to improve profitability
  • Build peer support and strong internal-company relationships with other key management personnel.
  • Maintain and review SAP master data
  • As finance business partner take ownership of accounting issues relating to the site.  Ensure that appropriate internal controls are in place and that the site is SOX compliant.


Candidate profile:



  • Experience of Finance Business Partnering in previous roles
  • Personal leadership skills, with proven ability to build, influence and sustain relationships at all levels of the organisation
  • Working knowledge of a fully integrated financial/ERP system essential (SAP preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Able to handle complexity and achieve results
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • UK Accounting Qualification
  • Previous supply chain experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge of ABC (activity based costings)
  • Previous supply chain experience



McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.