Speedibake is a division of Associated British Foods (ABF), a diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £13.4 billion and 130,000 employees in 47 countries.
Speedibake has bakery sites in Wakefield and Bradford specialising in own-label baked goods, we supply to a customer base across all channels; foodservice wholesalers, contract catering, end users, export and retail.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Operations Finance Analyst to join the team at Speedibake Wakefield
Reporting to Supply Chain Finance Manager the successful candidates will business partner the Wakefield General Manager and Operations Team by delivering high quality insight and analysis into performance. And supporting the Supply Chain Finance Manager to influence positive business change in Operational departments of the business; with a focus on efficiency and driving costs out of the business.
Business partner the Wakefield General Manager and Operations team
Deliver high quality insight and analysis into operational and supply chain performance
Support the Supply Chain Finance Manager to influence positive business change in Operational departments with a focus on efficiency and lower cost of production
Forecasting, controlling and reporting on £75m of operational overheads and £7m stock
Focus on variances including material usage, labour efficiency and rate and overheads
Share best practice across both Speedibake sites and collaborate with Bradford analyst
- Able to demonstrate an approach that is aligned to our Company values
- Takes ownership, sets standards & takes personal responsibility for performance.
- To always adhere to the Company Safety First requirements.
Skills / Experience:
Previous experience in a finance role Working flexibility around period-end
Qualified or pass finalist (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) Ability to produce Macros
Excellent communication skills Experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, lookups) Driving License & own transport
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Attention to detail with strong analytical skills
Self-motivated, pro-active, tenacious
Team player, enthusiastic, desire to learn new skills,
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