Operations Finance Analyst

Posted 10 February 2024
LocationNorthampton
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Finance
Reference003802
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameRobin
Expiry date 26 April 2024

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.

 

Here at Northampton, we operate one of the most impressive facilities in Europe, based across a campus of 5 manufacturing units, and we have a team of around 2,000 colleagues making high quality premium products every day . We are the sole supplier of sandwiches, wraps, rolls and sushi for Marks & Spencer

What you'll be doing

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

  • Partner the Operations 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 or FMCG/Manufacturing environment is a benefit but not essential
  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to challenge and influence key stakeholders
  • Strong communication and organisational skills

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.