Job Summary We have a rare opportunity for a Business Finance Graduate to join our team at Agrial Fresh Produce & Florette in Lichfield. Here at Agrial, we want to support and develop high calibre Graduate talent within our Finance function, creating our Finance and Business leaders of the future. We want to nurture broad and rounded Finance skills and experience, adding exposure to industry specific business expertise, in order to add significant value throughout our business. This is a business facing role, predominantly office based due to the extensive liaison required with our Operational, Procurement, Logistics & Commercial teams. Your work will directly help these departments and the wider business to understand performance against KPIs. You'll be ambitious, with a genuine desire to work in a true management accounting role, in a fast-paced food environment. In return, we'll offer you unrivalled support and development, and will give you the opportunity to develop your experience across our multiple UK sites. Working hours: 08:30 - 17:00 About Us Florette is one of three UK food manufacturing factories owned by the French co-operative group, Agrial. Agrial has operations across 18 regions, with 280 farming outlets and 5 different divisions, which comprise Beverage, Dairy, Meat, Fresh Produce & Agricultural operations; it’s not just about lettuce As well as the 3 factories we also have a farming operation – Agrial Fresh Farms. All UK sites operate under the name of Agrial Fresh Produce Limited and fall under Agrial's vegetable division. The business is more recognisable in the UK by its Florette salad brand and we are now one of the UK’s leading producers in the industry. Under the Florette brand, our site processes and distributes pre-packed, ready to eat fresh salad bags to well-known retailers in the UK. We have a recipe for success through our EPIC values and working together as one team. Main Responsibilities BUUK – Daily and Weekly Performance Reporting. BUUK Business Improvement Projects, working across the 4 sites in the UK Monthly accounting for Commercial Conditions, Claims and Transport Monthly analysis on Sales and Margin (Volume, Price, Cost analysis) Budget/Forecast control Key point of contact between the UK and our HQ in France Assist in the production of costings, optimisation and customer account planning Wider support to the Business Finance team Skills and Experience required Degree in Accounting and Finance, or similar relevant subject An ambitious individual with a thirst for knowledge and experience Ability to deal with multiple stakeholder priorities Skilled in making Finance accessible to non-finance leaders What You Will Get In Return An attractive basic salary, inclusion in our annual bonus scheme and a range of employee benefits you’d expect from a market leading business, including: Life Assurance - three times your basic salary paid to your nominated beneficiary. Access to our Employee Assistance Programme: providing a Remote GP service along with a 24/7 helpline for financial, legal, medical and life issues. A flexible & competitive annual leave entitlement that increases with service and offers an option to purchase additional holiday. Personalised training and development. Employee discounts, salary finance schemes, recognition awards, & an annual volunteering day Next Steps It’s an exciting time to join our business We’re growing and looking for positive and innovative people to join our growing, professional team. If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, and want a new challenge we would love for you to join us on our journey Please apply directly or alternatively contact Liza Crane, Recruitment Officer for a totally confidential discussion. Note to recruitment agencies: this role is being handled by the company HR team and no agency contact is required. Agrial Fresh Produce reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. We are committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of all of our staff. That’s why we’ve taken the Mental Health at Work Commitment and are currently delivering a programme of activities to ensure that everyone can have open and honest conversations about their wellbeing in the workplace and feel supported. We encourage applications from persons with experience of poor mental health and are committed to supporting our employees to fulfil their potential and perform at their best in work. Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer. In addition, as part of Responsible Recruitment, Agrial Fresh Produce Ltd believes in the Employer Pay Principle. No worker should pay for a job – the costs of recruitment should be borne not by the worker but by the employer
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