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Finance Intern (12 months)

Pladis Global
Chiswick, West London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Intern
Contract Type
Full Time
Want to help us bring happiness to the world? Want to join an ambitious and fast growing global biscuits and confectionery business investing heavily in iconic global brands, infrastructure and people? Then this is the place for you.

As proud bakers and chocolatiers and custodians of iconic global brands, we don't compromise on the quality of ingredients in our products or on the people we hire. We are looking for entrepreneurial spirits who share our passion for bringing happiness to our consumers and who embody our Winning Traits.

To succeed at pladis you need to be purpose-led, resilient and positive to succeed here because we expect pace and agility, we insist on collaboration and demand accountability. If that is your thing, then pladis offers global ambition, a clear Vision and roadmap for success, challenge, and unrivalled opportunities to learn and make an impact

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Why join our team?

pladis is home to iconic brands Godiva, McVitie's and Ulker. These brands make sweet and savoury treats that consumers everywhere recognise and enjoy! Our strength is not only in our products, but also in our people and our values. Each business that has united to form pladis are loved for their heritage and values. We will retain the honesty, integrity and trust instilled in our brands by our ground-breaking founders as we embark on the next chapter of our success.

What will this role achieve?

This role is part of the Customer Finance team that drives the rituals and routines necessary to understand performance, deliver insightful and useful financial analysis, provide rigorous financial control and evaluation processes to support the Customer team with customer investment decisions.

pladis UK & Ireland region has ambitious plans, Customer Finance act as a hardworking and honest business partner to help the business build robust external relationships and improve internal value creation. Their aim is to ensure the Customer teams develop a better understanding of both consumer and trade dynamics to build more effective strategies.

The successful role holder will join a vibrant, passionate finance team and learn about working in a commercial environment. This is a great opportunity to develop an understanding of Commercial Finance and Support Customer Finance Managers in their day-to-day tasks.

What will be your key deliverables?
  • Manage and support Terms Control and Pricing Investment with tracking of delivery and P&L management
  • Work with Customer teams to drive better understanding of drivers of performance. Use of our reporting system to understand the factors impacting internal and external performance
  • Take ownership of modelling Joint Business Plans for the smaller accounts and identify opportunities of savings and efficiencies.

  • Pursuing an Accounting & Finance or similar related qualification
  • Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Ambition to move into a Finance role in the future
  • An analytical and curious mind to enable investigation of variances.

pladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List. If you are a recruitment agency and wish to submit candidate to be considered for this vacancy, you must have agreed to, and signed, our terms of business.

We will not accept CVs from any other sources other than those currently on our PSL. We will not pay a fee for any candidate that has not been represented by a provider on our PSL.

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