Finance Manager - Pulses (Internal Applicants Only)

Location: London, United Kingdom


The Role is only open to current ED&F Man Employees

This exciting role, reporting directly to the Divisional CFO, sits within the newly formed (through acquisition) Pulses Division which is well positioned for both organic and inorganic growth. This role offers excellent career progression and potential international travel.


  • Responsible for Global consolidated Monthly Management Accounts Process (including multi-currency, intercompany recharging and reconciliation)
  • Preparation of year end statutory accounts (IFRS) for global entities including liaison with auditors
  • Ability to challenge key finance individuals as well as key commercial staff
  • Assisting the CFO in projects and M&A opportunities
  • Tracking Balance Scorecard Objectives of the Division and challenging variances
  • Working with ED&F Man Group Corporate functions including Finance (migration to Group systems), Tax, Treasury, Risk to deliver financial reporting requirements for the wider Group
  • Assisting the CFO in the annual forecasting and strategy planning process
  • Training and upskilling UK Finance team

Skills & Qualifications

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified (at least 3 years post qualified experience in industry)
  • A minimum of a 2:1 (or equivalent) degree in Mathematics, Economics, Business , Finance or related subject
  • Experience as a Financial Controller in industry
  • Experience working in a multi-jurisdictional company would be beneficial
  • Strong personality who is able to challenge commercial staff globally whilst adapting to multiple cultures
  • Ability to meet deadlines working with pace, urgency and accuracy
  • Experience working with and managing a small team would be beneficial but not a prerequisite
  • Strong use of Microsoft packages especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Highly ambitious, forward thinking and commercially minded with high attention to detail
  • Determined, resilient and prepared to make a long-term contribution to ED&F Man
  • It is essential that all candidates have fluent written and spoken English (to business standard)


ED&F Man is a truly global organisation with offices around the world & facilities in more than 60 countries. Successful candidates will be expected to be internationally mobile in order to gain the experience needed to be a future leader within the commercial business. 

 Confident and articulate, able to communicate ideas clearly to a diverse audience (written & verbal)
 Career focused and committed
 Clear thinker and an effective planner who can organise themselves and others
 Strong performance bias; sets high personal standards, goal orientated, ambitious and able to maintain performance under pressure
 Collaborative & inclusive style, actively engages stakeholders, colleagues and peers
 Determined, resilient and prepared to make a long term commitment to ED&F Man’s business
 At ease building and growing relationships




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