Account Controller - Essex

Lime Talent
£55000.00 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus
27 May 2018
24 Jun 2018
lime talent
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

A well know international FMCG business is looking to hire an Nationa Account Controller for their team in Essex. You will be responsible for managing a team of 5-6 NAMs as well as a small portfolio of key accounts including retail and wholesale. Reporting into the sales directr, you will lead, coach and manage your team of account managers to ensure they are delivering excellent customer serive and maximising sales.

  • Coaching, developing and managing your team to drive success and motivation (around half of your time will focus purely on team management)
  • Developing and implementing account plans to ensure growth of your team's customer base
  • Maintaining and building strong customer relationships with a selection of key accounts to further drive sales opportunities (around of your time)
  • Delivering against team sales, profit and BD targets
  • Working cross-functionally with the finance and logistics teams to ensure great customer service
  • Forecasting of your team sales and profitability to assist with overall company planning and budgeting
  • Developing a strategy for winning new customers within your team


To be successful in this role, we are looking for experienced man-managers from within the FMCG industry. Any FMCG product experience will be considered. We are ideally seeking people who have sold products into retailers, wholesalers, or distributors however other channel experience will be considered. You must have excellent leadership skills coupled with real passion and drive to motivate and lead your team.

Lime Talent is a recruitment agency specialising in the consumer goods industry. To view a broader selection of our current vacancies go to or call us on 0207 042 3800.

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