Mid Level
Finance Business Partner
William Jackson Food Group

Salary: Competitive

Closing Date: Friday, 24 November 2017

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Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- E Riding of Yorkshire

Job Type

02 November 2017

Closing date
24 Nov 2017 23:59

You will work collaboratively across the different teams providing sound financial advice and high quality management information to support the Senior Management team.

Key Responsibilities of a Finance Business Partner - Operations

  • Deliver financial insight to the Operations team along with the wider business including the ‘why’ as well as the ‘what’ covering Materials, Labour and Distribution.


  • Identify added value opportunities and propose improvements supported by financial analysis and forecast information. 


  • Weekly variable variances reporting, providing support to Senior Management to resolve any underlying issues and identify any risk / opportunities to forecast.


  • Manage the operational forecast and budgeting process. Assist in the longer term strategic planning process.


  • Product costing including the challenge of throughputs and headcount, NPD costing and post launch costing review.


  • Lead financial representation at monthly and weekly operations meetings.


  • Project work as and when required.


Finance Business Partner - Operations Skills and Experience


To be considered for this role you must be ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified and have ideally worked in an FMCG environment.  A strong commercial understanding and strong analytical skills are essential.  Working cross functionally, speaking with both internal and external stakeholders, you will need to have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as being extremely well organised.  You will also have presentation skills and an eye for detail with the ability to analyse data.

About us

As part of the William Jackson Food Group, a family owned business; Aunt Bessie’s is a company with strong values and the desire to balance short and long term growth, further diversifying and building our brand.  As market leader across a number of sectors within the UK frozen food category we are known and loved by our consumers for delivering food that is the next best thing to home-made.  From our heartland Yorkshire Puddings and Potatoes to newer, on-trend products like Vegetable Chips, Aunt Bessie’s provides a helping hand in the kitchen and is committed to building a business to be proud of.


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