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Costings Accountant

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Date: 19-Nov-2020

Location: Burton upon Trent, STS, GB

Company: Kerry

Requisition ID 19708
Position Type FT Permanent
Career Function Accounting/Finance 

Division  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 Kerry


There’s no one quite like Kerry Foods. We’ve grown from a small farmers’ collective to a multi-billion food business - keeping hold of our ethics, spirit and character all the way. Today, we stand as a leader in a competitive and ever-changing global market. We’re aiming to pioneer new ways to delight the tastes of tomorrow, so we know that we can never stand still. Joining Kerry Foods means becoming part of this incredible story – and helping to write the next chapter.

About the role


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 month contract role


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Start date: ASAP


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Location: Remote now, and then to be based in Burton in the New Year


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To support the PC&I Team and Brexit projects in:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Required to work with multiple teams such as Operations, Procurement and central project teams
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Product costings for multiple customers and sites
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Mass data updates related to Brexit tariffs
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">SAP pricing approvals
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ad-hoc site support

Insight & Analysis

  • Provide financial insight and analysis on product costings across all sites
  • Providing analysis with insight on inflation and price recovery
  • 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
  • Being able to work cross-functional
  • Bringing relevant business knowledge to the role.
Your Profile:



  • CIMA/ACCA Qualified or Part-Qualified
  • Proven track record in a similar role in Operational Finance experience or Costing experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong Excel
  • Attention to detail

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