Senior Finance Analyst

Posted 06 June 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Finance
Job FunctionFinance
Contact NameRobin Mukerjee
Expiry date 05 July 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

Role Purpose


To provide financial analysis and insight to support stakeholders to drive action and improve future performance. Support the process for a robust budgeting and forecasting and lead multi-site improvement activities as required. Optimise financial performance with a particular focus on relevant key performance indicators within business specialisation.


Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure financial reporting including weekly flash, weekly profit and loss, and month end close are completed accurately and within agreed timescales
  • Develop and communicate key performance indicators to monitor and drive positive change and expand understanding of cost or margin drivers
  • Ensure input into costings is accurate and within agreed timescales
  • Build cross functional relationships with key stakeholders
  • Support budget and quarterly forecasts, demonstrating an understanding of the key drivers, to inform strategic decision making
  • Identify, challenge, and proactively satisfy internal customer requirements to provide information, interpretation, and insight to the functional teams to promote effective delivery of commercial and operational performance
  • Continuously review business practices to make recommendations for changes which will enhance cost efficiency and business improvement
  • 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

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), 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 to meet deadlines and have the drive to deliver results

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.