Data Analyst

Location: Spalding

Contract Type: Permanent

Business Area: Bakkavor Ltd - Finance


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.


Data Analyst


We have a fantastic opportunity for a Data Analyst to join our FP&A Team.


In this busy and exciting role your main focus will be co-ordinating and standardising the collation, processing and reporting of data - to support the Central Technical function and wider FP&A team reporting processes.


Providing guidance and support for site stakeholders to ensure data and reporting is consistent and continually improved, will also be high on your agenda.




Data collection


  • Ensuring business data required for reporting purposes is collected, consolidated and reviewed on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis
  • Undertaking data checks to ensure robustness whilst liaising with sites to understand and correct variances


Data Reporting


  • Co-ordinating to ensure all relevant inputs are collated, processed and reviewed with other functional stakeholders to safeguard consistent and timely reporting


Relationships and Teamwork


  • Developing effective cross functional relationships to enable reporting requirements
  • Challenging where information is inconsistent and feeding back outcome, so all data sets are aligned


Maintenance of Standard operating processes (SOP)


  • Maintaining and improving the central SOP for data consolidation and reporting processes
  • Providing support for site stakeholders to improve source data accuracy and consistency


Performance Reporting


  • Ensuring robust verification of governance / performance reporting
  • Reporting in line with pre agreed timetables to allow Managers allocated time to review pre submission


People Management


  • Day to day management of small data team.


About you


Ideally, you will be deadline focused, articulate and highly organised with good timekeeping skills.


Proficiency using MS products (Excel, Word and Outlook) and excellent attention to detail will be key, as will the ability to work comfortably with multiple priorities across multiple stakeholders.


If you have a can-do attitude, good influencing skills, an analytical mindset and a passion for service delivery - this could be the perfect role for you.


Team leader experience, e.g., organising and managing team deadlines, appraisals etc is required.


What you can expect from us


When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, private medical insurance, and other flexible benefits - alongside 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

Spalding, GB

Date:  21-Jan-2023