Costings Analyst – Full Time – Burton upon Trent

  • Permanent
  • Burton upon Trent
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Staffordshire
  • Salary: £NEG


Requisition ID 26596
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Accounting/Finance 

Division  Kerry Foods
Recruiter #LI-OO1


We’re Kerry Foods – a leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, over 6000 brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

About the role

Based in Burton, the Costings Analyst will provide the Commercial and Operational Business Teams with insight and analysis to support business decisions on product costings, inflation and price recovery. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate working towards their Accounting qualifications to gain experience with an excellent team. 

Key responsibilities

Standard Business Process

Complete and review all costing requests to standard templates

Provision of product costing information for month end/ year end requests

Partner with the NPD team on product review panels to establish manufacture process, site of manufacture and agree formats

Complete customer open-book costings as per agreed standard customer templates

Ensure all data is captured to complete team KPI

Delivery of accurate & timely costings within agreed SLA

Managing stakeholder’s expectations

To promote a standard way of working with all sites and internal stakeholders receiving the same quality of information

All KPIs issued to agreed SLA and meeting targets set to demonstrate progress.


Insight & Analysis

Provide financial insight and analysis on product costings across all sites pre and post-launch.

Providing analysis with insight on inflation and price recovery

Evaluation analysis of PIP improvement opportunities

Ensuring that we are challenging and influencing processes and costs to maximize profitability and efficiency

Provide commercial function with insight based on costings information versus current/similar products

Build relationships with operational team to ensure costings accurately match operational processes

Time bound information for price recovery and open book costings based on current agreed contracts


Functional Excellence

Embrace a culture of continuous improvement

Use of best in class processes and systems

Continually develop cross-functional network

Maintain high degree of relevant business knowledge

Continually develop cross functional network

Ownership of personal development

Support and drive the Finance Vision & people agenda embedded within the team

Living the Kerry values

Qualifications and Skills

Communication and presentation skills

Prioritisation skills

Stakeholder management

Pro-actively bring insight to challenge and influence decision making

Manufacturing and Operational experience preferred but not essential

Working towards AAT, CIMA ACCA preferred but not essential

Take a look at what’s going on at Kerry Foods on our LinkedIn page or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @kerryfoodsofficial

Salary: £NEG

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Burton upon Trent

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