Gousto (501+ Employees, 176% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

61% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 176% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $211.3M Venture Funding

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Description

Are you a Senior Finance Analyst with a commercial background? We are looking for a commercially astute and experienced analyst who is ready to take on the challenge of working for the UK’s fastest growing food company.

Here at Gousto, we are on a mission to become the UK’s favourite way to eat dinner!

Whether it is creating diversity in our recipes or building new teams, we care about our people and the opportunities they have at Gousto.

In this newly created role we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Finance Analyst which will see you directly supporting the Head of Commercial Finance and the Head of Buying with several different projects and cost saving initiatives across all things Food.

In this role you will have a true passion for business partnering commercial teams as well as demonstrable experience of understanding PPV, standard costing mechanisms and previous experience with external commodity pricing.

If you have a background working with FOOD, D2C or FMCG this would be hugely beneficial, but we are open to other backgrounds if you have strong commercial experience.

Role: Senior Finance Analyst (Commercial)

Location: Flexible we offer a mixture of office, home and remote working allowing you to work where it works! We do have an expectation that the successful applicant will come to the London HQ once a week.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be the go-to person for the Buying Team for all Financial requirements
  • Track and report commodity risks across all buying categories, challenging internal prices and forecasts to ensure Gousto is performing appropriately according to market factors
  • Own the PPV review process and ensure delivery against savings targets
  • Deconstruct price inflation to report on and challenge the Buying team’s efficiency vs. market prices
  • Assess supplier financial positions and model scenarios to ensure the Buying team are always able to negotiate from a position of strength
  • Take the lead on Menu-driven cross-functional initiatives to understand net profitability
  • Prepare the quarterly forecast and annual budget for ingredient cost prices

Requirements

Who you are:

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified
  • Successful, proven experience in relevant/similar finance roles
  • Excellent communicator, with the ability to succinctly summarise complex financial information in an easy-to-understand manner for stakeholders of any level / function
  • Self-starter, with a real bias for action
  • Curious and proactive. We seek to understand problems deeply and are proactive and fast in anticipating future needs (business and customers)!
  • Strong commercial and analytical mindset, which supports you in prioritising your work, as well as prioritising what’s right for our customers

Benefits

  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Pension Plans
  • Work From Home
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Counseling
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

We are committed to equality of opportunity across our organisation. At all levels we promote equality, ensuring our people are consistently treated in a fair and equal manner.

If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

In your application, please feel free to note which pronouns you use (For example – she/her/hers, he/him/his, they/them/theirs, etc).

Equal opportunities

Whether it is creating diversity in our recipes or building new teams, we care about our people and the opportunities they have at Gousto.

We are committed to equality of opportunity across our organisation. At all levels we promote equality, ensuring our people are consistently treated in a fair and equal manner.

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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