iMultiply are delighted to be working with Grangemouth based business Biomar in the search for a Commercial Finance Manager.
Producing innovative and high-performance diets for more than 45 fish and shrimp species in over 60 countries, BioMar are world leaders in sustainable aquaculture feed production. Headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark, the Group was founded in 1962 by a group of Danish fish farmers.
BioMar is dedicated to the development and production of high-quality fish feed through 17 factories in some of the most important fish farming nations in the world, including Norway, Chile, Greece, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, and Denmark. BioMar continues to grow; production in China began in 2017 and the ongoing construction of a new Tasmanian factory due to launch operations in 2020. BioMar Group currently employs 1,500 people and produces 1.2 million tonnes of feed annually.
BioMar UK designs, manufactures, markets and distributes feed for fish farming in Scotland and for export markets. Focusing on high physical quality and feed performance has led BioMar to become a leading supplier to aquaculture industries. Headquarters and production are based at a dockside location in Grangemouth.
The company has increased its export activity and continues to diversify into new markets, now selling to over five countries. Combined with the existing domestic sales in the UK to key customers, the business continues to deliver solid performance in a challenging market. To improve our commercial analysis and decision making this new position of Commercial Finance Manager has been created. This role will be pivotal to the ongoing success of the company.
With a direct reporting line to the Finance Director, the Commercial Finance Manager will be primarily responsible for driving and enhancing the sales and margin performance of the business, owning the commercial budgeting and forecasting process and preparing detailed performance reporting with a high level of analysis and insight to share with the commercial decision making team.
The Commercial Finance Manager will be expected to bring a continuous improvement mindset to existing systems and processes and work with the Finance Director to provide support for specific product areas and customers. Furthermore, they will be afforded the opportunity to be the lead for the UK in the implementation of a new BI tool in conjunction with Group IT which will be instrumental in supporting decisions on the future performance of BioMar. Once fully implemented, it will be the responsibility of the Commercial Finance Manager to maximise the use and effectiveness of the BI tool across the business and will be viewed as the subject matter expert for the UK.
This role represents an excellent opportunity to join one of Europe’s most innovative businesses within their sector and who are very proud of their history over the last 50+ years providing an excellent, high quality product. It will offer the successful candidate a chance to fully understand the key commercial drivers of a business whilst also directly supporting the Finance Director as well as contributing to the commercial success of the company.