Commercial Finance Analyst

An excellent opportunity to join and be part of a leading organisation with ambitious 5-year growth plans.

What’s it all about?

An exciting opportunity to join and be part of a leading organisation with ambitious 5-year growth plans and lots of potential both within the Jordans Dorset Ryvita Finance Team team and the wider ABF group.

You’ll be performing a key role in supporting the Sales and Marketing teams in the UK and internationally, providing weekly performance data, ownership of tracking the marketing and category budgets and the opportunity to be involved in business cases for new product launches and other ad hoc projects.

Key Accountabilities

  • Reporting: Weekly and monthly performance and accrual reporting, period end reconciliations and journals posting.
  • Budgeting and forecasts: Ownership of marketing and category budgets.
  • Business Partnering: New product business case P+L’s and project involvement
  • Other: System expert, master data integrity, efficiency and automation.

What does "great" look like?

Great Judgement
  • Has the experience and confidence to critically appraise information and ask challenging questions
  • Desire to challenge the status-quo
  • Ability to identify the root cause of issues
People Focused
  • Good influencing ability, flexible approach
  • Excellent attention to detail and applying this analysis to improve business performance
  • Able to see the big picture, but equally the ability to be thorough and give sufficient attention to detail
  • Demonstrates respect and acts with a high level of integrity
  • Effective at building working relationships
Action Orientated
  • Results focused – responsive and delivers work on time
  • Positive attitude and takes pride in what they do
  • Continually strives to improve
  • A team player who encourages and supports others to resolve issues in a collaborative manner

Experience and Skills

  • Part Qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA Finance professional; FMCG experience preferred but not essential
  • The ability to communicate effectively and be highly collaborative
  • Excellent numerical and verbal reasoning skills coupled with an analytical approach
  • Excellent time management & organization coupled with tenacity to get the job done.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word.

At Jordans Dorset Ryvita, our brands have great credentials in environmental sustainability and working with farmers to protect the countryside. Our brands are naturally delicious and sold internationally worldwide.  We’re also a friendly bunch who support each other to do the very best we can and make JDR a great place to work.

Jordans Dorset Ryvita is part of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group, employing 128,000 employees worldwide.

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Closing date for applications: 02 November 2022
Position: Full Time
Location: Biggleswade - Head Office/Hybrid

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