FA to CFO, Harwich, Essex

  • Status: Permanent / Full time
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm
  • Site based role, Harwich / Colchester (Essex)
  • Salary: Competitive / Negotiable DOE

Surya foods is a family owned and run food manufacturing operation in Harwich, Essex.

With brand new offices in Ardleigh, Colchester by Summer 2024, we are seeking an individual with a proactive, organised approach to provide support to our Chief Financial Officer.

As an Executive Assistant to the CFO, your role will be to support the CFO’s function & team, to provide the maximum efficiency and effectiveness for them to achieve intended outcomes.

Duties will involve assisting with all necessary projects/administration, managing extensive diary and travel scheduling, organising arrangements for meetings internally and externally and providing other business support administration with minimal direction.


  • Act as a single point of contact and support for the CFO, exercising high discretion and judgement when dealing with highly confidential and sensitive financial and commercial data.
  • Gathering information from financial tools and assist in board packs & meetings
  • Float tenders, assemble information for insurances & utilities contracts for the group
  • Assist the CFO in team meetings, weekly / monthly reports and staff activity reports and report any variances from agreed schedules
  • Support the CFO in banks data submission
  • Coordinate with finance team and arrange for data records, storage and automation project
  • Assist the CFO in compliances with companies house and HMRC
  • The employee has a responsibility towards achieving any departmental targets/KPI’s as shared by the company

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience of supporting a CFO / C-Suite level in a financial function is essential
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • High level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Hardworking and diligent work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • MS Office experience (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to maintain and manage relationships at senior levels
  • FMCG knowledge is desirable but not essential


  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking


Online application form

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