Finance Business Partner (FTC)

Finance Business Partner
Location: Bo’ness, Falkirk

Contract Type: 12-month maternity cover - FTC

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000

 

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.

 

Accountabilities

 

  • Ensuring that accurate costings are built for all development activity, highlighting potential risks or opportunities
  • Liaising with Development, Commercial and Operations to accurately capture relevant information and communicate with key stakeholders
  • Maintenance of costing master data in finance systems
  • Ensuring that accurate and effective management accounts are prepared and that exceptions are identified and highlighted
  • Supporting 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 the understanding of standard costs
  • Supporting the generation of the operational elements of a rolling forecast – reviewing the results and delivering feedback 
  • Identifying areas of improvement and weaknesses - suggesting modifications as appropriate
  • Working across the sector to align business partnering processes

 

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.

 

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Bakkavor

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
Location: 

Boness, GB

Date:  24-Nov-2022