Assistant Finance Business Partner

Assistant Finance Business Partner
Location: Bo’ness, Falkirk

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £33,000 to £37,000 plus study support


Our Bakkavor business in Bo’ness, based near Falkirk, specialises in the production of fresh, high quality salad products working primarily with premium retailers. To give a feel for the scale of manufacturing in Bo’ness we produce over 70million salad-based meals and side dishes from our 2 manufacturing facilities employing over 1200 people in the town.


The Role

In this busy and exciting role, you will provide management accounts support to the operations and development team, and a proactive and effective business partnering relationship with the site teams.




  • Supporting in the costings process for all development activity.
  • Liaising with Development, Commercial and Operations to help support in accurately capturing relevant information and communicate with key stakeholders.
  • Supporting in maintenance of costing master data in finance systems
  • Supporting the management accounts process and supporting FBP & SFBP.
  • Supporting op’s teams and other business managers to ensure they understand the information provided and are utilising it to improve performance.
  • Generating ad-hoc information which will support the analysis of business performance or support the understanding of standard costs.
  • Identifying areas of improvement and weaknesses - suggesting modifications as appropriate


About You

Ideally you will have previous experience of a similar role within a fast-paced food manufacturing or FMCG environment.

You will be qualified or working towards relevant qualifications such as CIMA, ACCA or equivalent and possess the ability to manage large volumes of data into usable formats.

Excellent communication, analytical, customer service and excel skills will be key, as will the ability to produce accurate and informative management account reports.

About us


We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us.


What you can expect from us


When joining us you can expect a competitive salary, a strong benefits package and excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.





Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Finance

Boness, GB

Date:  25 May 2023
Req ID:  14455