Commercial Finance Graduate .
Position: Commercial Finance Graduate
Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Who Are We?
At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits making us one of the key players in the market. We employ c. 1,800 people around the UK, in our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.
We've had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retail Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.
What are we all about?
Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented individual to join our Commercial FP&A team as a Customer Planning Analyst on a 12 month fixed term contract. This role could suit a recent graduate or someone looking for their 2nd role.
We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of our Commercial FP&A team?
You’ll get to work in an extremely important function that stretches across all areas of the business, a main focus of this team is to support the department in it’s aim to grow Burton’s profit through defendable cross channel pricing and promotional strategies. You will get to liaise with key stakeholders to proactively develop and implement plans that exceed annual operating budgets & targets.
What does your typical day look like?
Every day is different at Burton’s Biscuit Company and this team is no different. At the start of the day, you might find yourself working on a project to identify gaps in the forecast & operating budget and tracking the brand performance & sales of certain products or channels. Next, you may find yourself adding valuable commercial insights in a key stakeholder commercial briefing.
Finally you may finish off the week or day by reviewing the forecasting tool to ensure that promotions have been loaded correctly and reviewing all pricing modelling to ensure all margins are correct.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
For this role you will need to be numerically strong and have a passion for numbers. No previous experience in FP&A or accountancy is needed, although some experience gained via a placement or piece of project work at university would be preferred.
Happy to take on the role on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.
Final part of the mix.
We are looking for candidates to have a Degree & have gained a minimum of a 2:1, as well as an A-Level in mathematics or similar numerical subject i.e. Physics at grade C or above.
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.