Sales Finance Executive : Nestlé – UK

Location: York, YN, GB, United Kingdom
Company: Nestlé
Salary : Salary between £24,000 to £28,000 (depending on experience) + Potential Bonus + Excellent Benefits inc pension/ 25 days holiday + additional 12 days flex days, flexible working and Study support.

Sales Finance Executive Job at Nestlé in United Kingdom (UK)

Sales Finance Executive

Position Snapshot

Business Unit – Nestlé UK&I

Location – York (Hybrid) 

Salary between £24,000 to £28,000 (depending on experience) + Potential Bonus + Excellent Benefits inc pension/ 25 days holiday + additional 12 days flex days, flexible working and Study support.

This is a full-time permanent opportunity, but we are always open to discuss individual’s flexible working needs so please speak to us during the recruitment process to understand what this could look like for you. 

Position Summary

Nestle has a fantastic opportunity for a focused individual to join the Finance team as a Finance Executive, this role will play a key role within the Sales Organisation whilst sitting within the Finance Function. This role is responsible for accurate and timely tracking and reconciliation of our trade spend. Ensuring that customer invoices (deductions) are accurately reconciled, pricing issues are resolved and root causes are identified and addressed, to provide clear action on trade accruals to ensure a smooth book close each month. 

This is an entry-level position for a recent graduate or someone who is already working in finance looking to complete their CIMA qualification. As part of the benefit package we provide financial support towards your CIMA training and ensure that you get all the training you need at work too.

A day in the life of a Sales Finance Executive…

This opportunity will provide timely and accurate financial information to the sales teams, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for data entry of Sales In/ Out data into a post evaluation tool. 
  • Ensuring that all trade accruals are accurately maintained on a monthly basis to ensure accounts are accurate each month. 
  • Leading the Book Close meetings with the Account Manager to ensure all accruals, risks and opportunities are discussed and understood.
  • Responsible for accurate & compliant settlement of customer invoices and identifying root cause of an invalid deduction and/or price claims to drive right first time

What will make you successful

As the successful candidate you will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, pro-actively identify any issues or risks. Good communication skills are important to enable financial information to be understood across the team. A strong team player is essential as well as;

  • Interest and passion to develop a career in Finance. 
  • Ability to tackle numerical challenges and loves numbers
  • Strong planning competencies with a good attention to detail 
  • Prior experience working with systems including Excel functionality (look-ups & pivot tables) and experience using SAP would be desirable. 
  • Finance or related education or experience or part-qualified accountant would be advantageous. 

What you need to know

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth

Job advert posting date – Friday 27th May 
Job advert closing date – Friday 17th June 

We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don’t delay in submitting your application.

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

Right to work in the UK

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment.  We have assessed this role and do not consider that we would be able to sponsor a successful candidate under the Skilled Worker route as the role does not meet the relevant Home Office criteria; the successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their own right to work during the recruitment process without Nestlé sponsorship.

York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

Job advert closing date – Friday 17th June 

Job Source: Nestle Career UK

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