The Role

Hain Daniels are recruiting for a Commercial Accountant who will be based at our Corby site but will need to also travel to the site in Gateshead. At these fruit factories we produce freshly prepared fruit, freshly squeezed juices and smoothies, fresh fruit patisserie and fruit jellies for the retail channel.

The role will report into the Head of Finance and is Responsible for providing financial analysis to support development and delivery of; management reporting, financial business plans, new products, services and change programmes.

Key Responsibilities

    • Provide analysis of monthly results to enable management to understand business performance, risks and opportunities and areas of under/ over performance, including; activity, expenditure, trends, bench-marking and variations to planned levels
    • Provide analytical support for customer bids, product development and business change initiatives, testing assumptions and identifying key sensitivities
    • Provide analysis to support the on-going financial planning processes identify and testing appropriate assumptions.
    • Business partnering with the commercial department to ensure delivery of timely information on financial performance, risks and opportunities
    • Develop successful working relationships across the business and wider finance team, which promote trust and confidence in the ability of the finance department to provide high quality information and analysis
    • Work collaboratively with other members of the finance team to ensure consistency of process and approach on all financial matters.

      What you will need for the role / what it will take

      • Min Part Qualified Accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA or QBE
      • Problem solving and analysis
      • Creativity and innovation 
      • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook - Intermediate level
      • Microsoft Excel - Advanced. Technical knowledge required, knowledge of macros would be an advantage.
      • Food Manufacturing experience with exposure to retail customers would be an advantage.


      About Us

      The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.
      Our Vision
      To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.
      Top Talent across the UK
      Over our 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.
      Learning and Development
      We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.
      If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!