Coyne & Associates is delighted to be supporting Yeo Valley with the appointment of a Senior FP&A Manager in a newly created role. Yeo Valley’s FP&A team is at the front line of decision making and builds extensive networks and understanding within the business. With a high performing and collaborative culture, now is an exciting time to join Yeo Valley.
About Yeo Valley
Farming in the Somerset Valley since 1961, Yeo Valley is 100% Yeoganic, going the extra country mile to look after our land and livestock. The organisation is all about great taste the right way, making delicious dairy including Natural, Greek Style, fruited, children’s and Top Notch Yeogurts, proper butter, milk, ice cream and frozen Yeogurt, as well as fruit compotes. Instantly recognisable as a brand, the business has also been awarded the Ethical Trade certification for supporting British organic dairy farms by The Soil Association.
Yeo Valley is headquartered in Blagdon which is 14 miles from Bristol City Centre and located on the northern edge of the Mendip Hills overlooking Blagdon Lake. The Headquarters are set in beautiful rural surroundings and boasts an unrivalled and unforgettable working environment offering a sensible work-life balance.
The Senior FP&A Manager will take an active role in generating the insights and analysis to ensure that Yeo Valley has an accurate understanding of the cost of production of each of its products and, most importantly, an evolving strategy to lower this cost. The Senior FP&A Manager will also ensure consistency across its production sites and will be responsible for the coaching and development of the FP&A Managers.
This is a varied role and will support the Head of Finance & Analysis and Finance & Operations Director to help the Senior Management & Leadership teams to manage, and reduce, its cost base and to optimise commercial opportunities. Whether it is helping the Site Management teams in identifying & implementing opportunities for improvement, building a case for significant capital expenditures, or playing an active role in cross-functional workstreams, the Senior FP&A Manager will be integral to the ongoing success of Yeo Valley.
As a professionally qualified accountant (ACA or CIMA), with post qualification experience gained within the manufacturing or FMCG sector, you will have significant experience with standard costing. Possessing good commercial judgement and excellent investment appraisal skills, you will have strong financial modelling capability and be comfortable relating to and influencing a diverse group of stakeholders.
All third part applications will be forwarded to Coyne & Associates for consideration