Finance Analyst - Commercial

Posted 23 May 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Finance
Job FunctionFinance
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 28 June 2024

Job description

Job description


Why Greencore?


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day.

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 hire a Financial Analyst to provide analysis and insight to support stakeholders, thereby driving informed decisions and supporting a robust budgeting and forecasting approach, optimizing financial performance with a particular focus on relevant key performance indicators within our commercial portfolio.

Key accountabilities:

  • Ensure financial reporting for example, weekly flash, weekly profit and loss and, month end close, are completed accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Report and communicate key performance indicators to monitor and drive positive change
  • Ensure input into costings is accurate and within agreed timescales
  • Build cross functional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Support budget quarterly forecasts, demonstrating an understanding of the key drivers, to inform strategic decision making
  • Preparation and monitoring of monthly reports and ensure queries are resolved in timely and effective manner
  • Validate and monitor excellence initiatives for monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and insight to aid interpretation and decision making

What we’re looking for

  • QBE or studying towards a qualification
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills able to communicate to all levels of the business
  • Proactive, organised and able to work flexibly in order to meet deadlines and have the drive to deliver results


We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

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.