Saturday , April 13 2024

DPD UK Jobs – Finance Manager

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About the job

Company Description

DPD is a member of DPDgroup, one of Europe’s leading parcel delivery networks, and aims to be the most sustainable delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of over £2 billion. We also deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.

Job Description

Our Senior Finance Manager is currently recruiting for an experienced and dedicated Regional Finance Manager to help strengthen their team and help us achieve ever-greater heights.

Overview Of Role

As a Regional Finance Manager, partnering the Regional Manager and Network Finance Manager, you’ll play an instrumental role in the profitable management of depots within your region. You will drive operational efficiencies and deliver key business projects using your commercial acumen and expertise.

The Depots you will support are; Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Humber, Lincoln, Nottingham Leicester and Hinckley so you must able to cover these locations.

Key Accountabilities will include:

  • Providing advice and insight of cost opportunities to the Regional Manager, as well as supporting in the implementation of strategic plans
  • Taking the lead on specific projects, ensuring we deliver ‘on time and in full’
  • Assisting the Network and Regional Manager and depots with robust planning and forecasting measures, the application of commercial policy and the standardisation of financial processes/tools
  • Producing and reviewing weekly and monthly financial and management Reports, whilst analysing and interpreting operational data to drive improvements in business profitability
  • Developing and mentoring a remote team of administrators to ensure accuracy of reporting and standardisation of process across the Region


Ideally you will be a fully qualified and commercially astute accountant (ACA/ACCCA/CIMA), with a right first time mentality and a solid grasp of management accounting principles/ practices.

You’ll also be able to evidence:

  • Proven experience of operating in a business partner or equivalent level role, coupled with the know-how and confidence to present clear and simple results in a cost focused setting.
  • Strong planning and forecasting abilities, backed by a genuine desire to get to know the business and really understand the activities and underlying cost drivers behind it.
  • Advanced Excel and first rate communication skills, plus a good knowledge of reporting tools, as well as evidence of involvement in the successful delivery of project based activities.
  • Demonstrate the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Key measures of performance will include:

  • Depot & Regional cost targets
  • Accuracy of data
  • Delivery of projects
  • Standardisation of role and reporting tools

Specific Requirements

Additional Information

  • Right to Work in the UK.
  • A full driving licence, together with a willingness to undertake UK travel and stay away from home overnight when required.


Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative, attractive bonus scheme that is based on individual and company targets. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.

DPD are passionate about creating an environment that is open, ethical, inclusive and socially responsible. There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD to include; long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, and the DPD Personality of the Year award.

If successful you can look forward to the exciting prospect of joining an increasingly successful and expanding business, that through its constant innovation, has revolutionised the express parcel industry and continues to define its outlook for the future.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

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