Operations/ Plant Accountant

16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
We're Kerry Foods - a leading name in the global food industry, and an altogether individual business. We're home to incredible brands such as Cheestrings, Mattessons, Wall's & Richmond sausages, Pure, Yollies, Dairygold and Denny. Plus we're a leading producer of yummy supermarket private label products such as ready meals, cooked meats, cheese and dairy products. We're made up of a team of brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day.

We're now recruiting for an Operations Accountant to join us at our biggest meals site in Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire. This meals site produce over a million meals a week for our supermarket and food service customers. We are also the home of our PURE meals and City Kitchen brands.

Joining Kerry Foods means becoming part of this incredible story - and helping to write the next chapter. We're looking for an individual that loves a challenge, loves food and who loves working in a really fast paced environment. The job is based in BURTON-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, and offers a great salary and very competitive benefits.

What's this job all about?

We are on the hunt for the best Operations Accountant out there! You'll be responsible for business partnering with the local site team to ensure the effective delivery of the Site and Chilled Meals strategy in line with statutory, Kerry Group, and best practice standards. You'll also take ownership of the monthly accounts for the business.

Your responsibilities will include Control & Reporting, Business Partnering, Team Leadership and Capital Management just to name a few. There will be times when you'll be responsible for challenging decisions and influencing business plans. But this won't deter you. You'll fly the flag for continuous improvement and will promote best in class ways of working.

Joining us means working in a fast, agile and ambitious environment, with talented people who really care about what they do. We're hungry for new ideas, so we'll always listen to yours. And because we're always looking to the future, you'll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In fact, like our entire business, you'll never stand still.

So, if you'd like to hear more about the Operations Accountant role or apply, give us a shout!

What does our ideal candidate look like?

* You'll know all about what an Operations Accountant within Manufacturing does. In fact, you'll probably already be one and will need to have your CIMA / ACCA qualification along with some post-qualification experience.
* You'll love numbers and be great at all things analytical, including Excel, Hyperion and SAP FI/CO
* As a strong team player, you will love working cross functionally and will be able to connect and build relationships with other business areas.
* You'll be an all-round 'good egg' - driven, hard-working, commercial, and keen to join a company where you can grow your career quickly and in any way you like.
* Plus you'll love food and will be as excited as we are about working for Kerry Foods!

Whilst experience is important, finding the right person who will live and breathe our Kerry Foods Values is something we're super passionate about. Kerry Foods hasn't been built on luck. We've got to where we are today by being Courageous, On It and Forward Looking.

So if you're looking to build a lasting career within an Open Minded company that allows it's people to take Ownership of everything they do, Kerry Foods needs you! Come and join us and help us be Better Together