Finance Analyst

Posted 26 March 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Finance
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 19 April 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.


What you'll be doing:


We are looking to recruit a Finance Analyst to influence and support business decisions by bringing financial objectivity, challenge, and insight to proactively support the business.


  • Partner the Logistics team to provide timely and accurate analysis and information to support business decisions.
  • Help create site P&L budget / quarterly forecasts, demonstrating an understanding of the key drivers, to inform local operational and strategic decision making.
  • Identify, challenge, and proactively satisfy internal customer requirements to provide information, interpretation and insight to the business and site teams to promote effective delivery of site performance.
  • Continuously review business practices to make recommendations for changes which will enhance cost efficiency.
  • Support the Finance business Partner in all areas of site finance control and governance.
  • Produce extracts and analysis to prepare weekly management accounts.
  • Produce variance analysis to deliver the monthly, quarterly and half yearly Group packs.
  • Develop or validate new product pricing, costing, margin analysis to support new business presentations.


What we’re looking for:


  • Previous management accounts experience essential and ideally working towards an accountancy qualification
  • Prior experience within Finance within a Logistics orFMCG/Manufacturing environment is a benefit but not essential
  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
  • Strong communication and organisational skills


At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.


If this sounds like you join us, grow with Greencore and be a part of driving our future success.


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.