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Leicester, Melton Mowbray
All Departments
Finance
Advertising Salary
Competitive + benefits
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term
Normal Working Days:
Monday -Friday
Normal Start & Finish Time:
0830 - 1700

About The Role


Join the Samworth Brothers Team and become part of our dynamic family!

At Samworth Brothers, we genuinely care about our colleagues and strive to create an engaging environment that values your unique contributions. We are committed to your success and offer a range of exceptional benefits that we believe supports your life and personal aspirations: -
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Experience annual pay reviews
  • Profit related pay
  • Unlock your potential through training and growth opportunities
The Opportunity
 
9 Months Fixed Contract
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 17:00

In this role you will e
nsure that the commercial finance team delivers accurate and insightful financial information to the commercial team. Ensure that the reporting, forecasting, and budgeting of sales, margin and customer-related accruals and rebates are well-controlled, accurate and well-understood.
Manage the financial elements of the product development process, to ensure accurate and timely costings of both EPD and NPD initiatives, as well as customer tenders. Completes the production of insightful costings summaries to ensure that costings are well understood by the commercial team.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the financial elements of the product development process, to ensure accurate, clear and timely costings of both EPD and NPD initiatives, as well as customer tenders. Complete the production of insightful costings summaries to ensure that costings are well understood by the meals commercial team. Manages the tracking of margin as developed products move through the development process to launch.
  • Develop 2 x Assistant Commercial Accountant’s skills and expertise.
  • Responsible for the financial management of customer cost and rebate/discount models across the range of customers, ensuring timely and accurate accruals, balance sheet control and budgeting/forecasting
  • Accountable for the reporting, and involvement in the budgeting and forecasting of the sales and margin; providing insightful analysis and challenge where appropriate to the commercial teams.
  • Provides financial business partnering across a range of commercial finance activities, proactively meeting the needs of both the meals commercial team, as well as customer request
The Ideal Candidate

We believe that success is built upon collaboration and diverse perspectives. At Samworth Brothers, we welcome candidates who are passionate about working together to achieve greatness. As a valued member of our team, you will bring the following skills and experience: -
  • Professional Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Ability to manage, coach and develop direct reports
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills and experience
  • Commercial and operational decision support experience and skills
  • IT skills including advanced Excel, and ideally experience of using PowerBI
  • Driver’s license
We also want you to thrive in an engaging and inclusive work culture where you will have the opportunity to take on personal accountability and take pride in your work. We encourage positive communication, and the building of strong collaborative relationships is essential to every role. 

Join us at Samworth Brothers, where you'll be more than just a team member – you'll be an integral part of our thriving family. Apply today and embark on an exciting journey with us!

About Us

We are a fourth-generation family business producing high quality own-label products for many of the UK’s best-known retailers along with our own brands including Ginsters, Soreen, Higgidy, Dickinson & Morris and Walker & Son. We employ over 10,000 people in well-invested modern food manufacturing sites around the country.

At Samworth Brothers we take pride in our family feel within our businesses and work together to make things happen. We can offer you the stability of a wider group as well as the opportunities that that offers if you wish to progress your career with us. We are family and we would like to invite you to be part of that and support our teams in delivering great products to all of our customers.


Samworth Brothers do not engage with unlicensed gangmasters or third parties. Samworth Brothers will NEVER ask you for money in order to provide you with employment. If you are in any doubt, please contact an official Samworth Brothers representative.

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