Finance Manager

Finance R&C Manager – Deal, Kent
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 5:00pm
£40,000 - £50,000


About Us


Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

Tilmanstone Salads, based near Dover in Kent, employs around 850 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads and prepared vegetables for our dedicated customers. It is one of six locations in the Bakkavor Salads sector across the UK.

The Role


In this busy and exciting role, you will provide a balance of financial accounting and control, management accounting, business interaction and varied reporting.
 

  • Main duties will include weekly performance reporting, balance sheet reconciliation, cash reporting, group reporting, P&L analysis, forecasting, providing commentary, stakeholder / cost centre support and partnering
  • You’ll be someone with a solid baseline of core accounting / financial reporting skills – with the ability to instil robust controls and accurate numbers with a high degree of common sense and commercial awareness 
  • You can expect plenty of interaction with colleagues across the business and peers at other sites / regions of the group
  • You’ll either be someone recently qualified and looking for progression (the group can offer major scope to expand your career both in the UK and overseas potentially) or you will be someone who has ‘been there seen it and done it’ looking for a challenging role within a business that can offer major security, a great culture and plenty of variety

 

About You

 

  • You need to be qualified ideally to ACCA / ACA level or equivalent
  • You will have a very firm baseline of core accounting / financial control skills – ideally with time spent as a financial accountant or finance manager in another complex business
  • A can-do attitude and a proactive approach to finding a solution and improving processes will be key
  • People skills! It’s a great team and you need to be someone who will enjoy working closely with colleagues across the whole business – factory, commercial, operational and finance / head office areas

 

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 highly competitive rewards package including group pension, private medical insurance, and other flexible benefits - alongside 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: 

Tilmanstone, GB

Date:  23-Nov-2022