Costing Analyst

Posted 17 May 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Finance
Job FunctionFinance
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 21 June 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?


We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.


Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties.


Role Purpose:


Provide insight and analysis on product and production costs to aid the commercial team in reviewing and refining product

development and pricing


Key Accountabilities:

  • Co-ordinate the product development costing process to provide accurate and timely information throughout the development and sign off process
  • Quality of challenge/insight added to costing process
  • Produce scenario analysis, in uncertain development situations, to inform commercial decision making
  • Ensure alignment of inputs and assumptions across various data sources to ensure the accuracy of costing matrixes and product development data sets
  • Act as a key link role between Finance, NPD, Operations and Commercial to ensure common understanding of process and costs across all the represented groups
  • Provide costing analysis in support of post launch reviews and post-promotional evaluation to confirm or realign costs for future business activity
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and project work to support the Commercial, Product Development and Marketing teams


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


  • Part qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and cost drivers gained through working experience either in finance or in any other manufacturing roles
  • Strong system and spreadsheet abilities; ability to create costing models incorporating multiple variables

What you’ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform


Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.