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The Role

Hain Daniels are currently recruiting for a Commercial Analyst at our Histon site. In Histon, we manufacture a host of ambient sweet spreads and jellies for our grocery brands. These includes Hartley's jams and jellies, Gale's honey, Rose's marmalades, Sun-Pat peanut butter, and the dairy free brand Dream.

The role will provide financial support and commercial decision making support to the sales and marketing teams across all channels. The role reports into the Market, Strategy and Planning Controller and is a great chance to develop business-partnering skills. We are looking for a capable individual with FMCG or Retail experience and a demonstrable record of adding value through analysis and business decision support. The individual must be adaptable and happy with working in a very changeable environment (new systems implementation etc.) with a relatively new team. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business partner – Support the business with commercial insight and modelling for CPIs, JBPs, Tenders, Brand Plans, evaluating and scenario modelling commercial plans /proposals etc.
  • Promotional Strategy

  • Monthly reporting

  • Assist with analysis of forecast accuracy

  • Assist with pricing corridors and highlight risks

  • Liaise with National Account Managers

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

  • CIMA ideally or ACCA qualification
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Commercial finance experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detail orientated

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holiday
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • A day off work to support our charity partners
  • Pension
  • And access to a HUB that offers many discounts from a range of suppliers and retailers

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!