Financial Analyst

Gatwick, West Sussex
Salary up to £40,000 depending on experience plus an excellent benefits package
08 Nov 2012
08 Dec 2012
Contract Type

The Nestlé Nutrition division has in recent years seen a truly exciting addition to its operation in the UK. One of the four strategic business units within Nestlé Nutrition is Jenny Craig, a business that directly delivers against one of Nestlé’s key health pillars, Weight Management.

Following 26 years of success in the USA and Australia, Jenny Craig launched in the UK in 2010. Due to business growth, we are now seeking a part or newly qualified Financial Analyst to support the business in delivering our mission of helping people lose weight and keep it off!

Jenny Craig is a forward thinking business and has grown rapidly since its UK launch. If you thrive on making strategic finance decisions under demanding time constraints allowing actions to be implemented flawlessly then this could be the role for you!

Jenny Craig sells its products directly to consumers’ relying on accurate market/business knowledge from a broad range of KPI’s. Meaning information needs to be presented in a timely and insightful manner to facilitate decision making and execution of strategies.

The role of Financial Analyst reports directly into the Financial Controller and is responsible for communicating financial information and concepts to non-financial members of the Jenny Craig team including the commercial teams.

Key responsibilities include:

·Support and challenge the generating demand teams in the monthly forecasting and business planning process.

·Ensure pre and post evaluation of promotions are carried out to evaluate the effectiveness of promotional activities.

·Reconciliation of the cash collection pipeline, and ensuring correct posting of revenue, deferred income and VAT in accordance with Nestlé Accounting Standards.

·Key role in the period close processes.

·Supporting relevant continuous improvement initiatives.


The fiinancial Analyst will be a part or newly qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with previous experience in an F&C team. You’ll be committed to providing excellent customer service whilst working to challenging deadlines, be able to apply insight to add value to information and communicate financial information to non-financial team members. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is also required.

We offer all the benefits and development you would expect from the world’s largest food manufacturing company giving you excellent exposure to continue developing your career within finance.

Benefits Include:

· CARE or Defined Contribution pension provision

· Flexible working

· Private health care

· 25 days holiday plus statutory & a further 8 flexible working days

· Competitive bonus scheme


The closing date for this position is Monday 3rd December, 2012

*Please note applications will be screened throughout the advertising process and suitable candidates will be interviewed before the closing date, so please do not hesitate to apply.



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