Finance Analyst

10 Sep 2019
08 Oct 2019
Miss Melissa Aucott
Job Function
Operations Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Analyst to join an established business and work in a growing sub sector, Foodbuy. Foodbuy is Compass's procurement and supply chain arm that work with a number of external clients. This particular role is working on the Department of Health contract to ensure the savings target is being met by all departments. 

We are looking for driven and tenacious finance specialists that are keen to develop their skillsets and careers in a global business working with FTSE100 clients. 

Package description

In addition to this opportunity offering career progression, we also offer a competitive package which includes the following: 

*Competitive basic salary 

*Study support 

*25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

*Private healthcare 

*Pension Scheme 

Main responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

*Reconciling accounts and justifying savings made 

*Producing accurate forecasts on savings moving forwards 

*Analysing financial spend from each department 

*Validating financial data from bids and tendors to ensure that they are in line with savings projected 

*Work closely with the Procurement and Supplier team to ensure that financial targets are being met 

*Resolving any financial queries that may arise 

Ideal candidate

The successful candidate will have the following skillset: 

*Experience working with large data sets 

*Strong capability with Microsoft Excel 

*Studying or partly qualified in CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification 

*Strong communication skills 

*Previous experience producing management accounts as many elements will be transferable 

About the company

Foodbuy is a leading food procurement organisation based in the UK. With over £1bn of managed spend, we bring together the widest range of foodservice and hospitality clients on the planet to buy food, and everything associated with it. We work closely with our clients to deliver expert procurement services saving them both time and money and enabling them to focus on what really matters to their businesses.

Proudly part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, who are our parent company and largest client, we purchase directly from manufacturers and growers and our suppliers range from the most recognised brands in the industry to regional and local providers. With a team of 200 procurement professionals driving us forward, our combination of unrivalled scale and outstanding data analysis sets us apart in our markets.

For further information about Foodbuy, please visit