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Assistant Analyst- Finance

Greene King
Westley, Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Greene King is the country's leading pub company and Brewer, first established in 1799. At Greene King it's not just pints that we want you to pour, we want people who can share our purpose and Pour Happiness into Lives. We are on a transformational journey for both customers and colleagues which will make us the pride of British hospitality. With over 40,000 people working across our 1,600 pubs, our breweries and two support centres, a career at Greene King has no limits.

Assistant Analyst

At Greene King we have a fantastic developmental opportunity for an Assistant Analyst - Finance, to join us within our Brewing and Brands division. This is a permanent role offering hybrid working, with 2 days a week presence in the Bury St Edmunds offices and the remainder of the time working from home/agile. As Assistant Analyst your role will be to support and improve the financial performance of Brewing & Brands Logistics and Cellar Services. This will be achieved through reporting, analysis, and insight into the link between financial and non-financial information

What are the key accountabilities?
  • Understanding the strategy of the business and the role of finance in delivering it
  • Supporting Business Partners with extraction and manipulation of data from Greene King's various Management Information Systems, validating this data and preparing detailed analysis and performance metrics as required
  • Investigating and identifying anomalies with data and propose solutions to correct
  • Understanding the principles of budgeting/forecasting and how to identify variances to actual performance
  • Completing detailed operations overhead analysis and review
  • Able to develop reporting which links Operational data to Financial reporting
  • Ensuring all KPIs and efficiencies included in the budget/forecast process are accurate and complete
  • Completing Capex submissions for initial review, collating data and completing all calculations
  • Working with Finance Shared Services to ensure that all data and reports received by Brewing & Brands is complete and of the right quality
  • Understanding the need for robust financial governance in the business together with adherence to the wider Group's policies.
  • Has a general understanding of Brewing & Brands' business streams and its value to other parts of the business
  • Completion of ad hoc analysis and reporting for the wider Brewing & Brands Finance Team as required

What skills and experience do I need?

We are looking for a passion and enthusiasm for Finance and analysis coupled with a drive to to professionally develop with our support through professional finance qualifications e.g., AAT, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent. You will need to have the ability to work with large amounts of data and interpret results as well as confident in developing relationships on a professional basis with non-finance colleagues. Excellent attention to detail and strong Excel skills will be required for this role as well as someone comfortable with stakeholder engagement, demonstrating not only the IT competency but the customer services.

What you can expect from us?
  • Competitive salary and pension contribution scheme
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Discounted Health Screening
  • Option to purchase discounted Dental Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • 33% discount for you on food and drinks across all our managed sites and 15% for your friends and family
  • 50% discount for you at Greene King Hotels/Inns and 25% discount for your friends and family
  • Access to company perks portal for regular retailer discounts
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy 5 additional days
  • Free onsite parking
  • An employee health, wellbeing advice and guidance service
  • As one of the industry's leading apprenticeship providers, we can offer training and development at any stage of your career, whatever step you decide to take

Corporate Social Responsibility

We also want to be a positive force for good, having a social purpose that threads through every part of our business, whether it be through caring for the planet, caring for our communities through our hugely successful partnership with Macmillan (raising over 10 million pounds!) or caring for our people, creating life opportunities for all through innovative social mobility programmes. We are on an incredible journey and our goal is to be the pride of British hospitality.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Greene King we're setting the bar for Inclusion & Diversity. We are on a journey towards Everyday Inclusion where everyone feels welcome, can thrive and truly belong. With external commitments like the Valuable 500, If Not Now, When? and our Calling Time on Racism manifesto, our community partnerships and the support of our 4 internal Employee Led Inclusion Groups we have a clear plan based on education, awareness and activity that's already making an impact. We value the diversity of our people and are working to increase this, by joining us on this journey you can help us to shape our future inclusive culture.


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