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Manufacturing - Finance Intern

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About JDE:

JDE is home to some of the most well-known coffee brands in the world. To date, our coffee and tea portfolio is available in over 140 countries and includes iconic household names such as Kenco, L’OR, Tassimo and Douwe Egberts. We’ve built our business on the belief that everyone deserves the coffee they love – no matter who you are, where you live or how you take it.

Why work at JDE?

5 Interns tell us what they love about working at JDE.

About the role: 

As finance intern, you will be part of the Finance team, which forms part of the wider manufacturing site. You will report in to the Overheads Controller and work cross functionally with other associates to deliver financial support and focus to the site.

You will gain insight into all areas of the finance team including Overheads, Packing and Process, and support with variance analysis, reporting against budget, KPI’s and internal controls.

Key responsibilities of the role:  

  • Supporting the preparation of weekly material loss analysis within the packing section, you will calculate actual variances vs target, analyse material stock adjustments and provide insight into shrinkage losses within the section.
  • Supporting the preparation of monthly Profit & Loss and Balance sheet within your cost areas, ensuring the financials are understood and in line with expectations.
  • Managing the financial elements of the perpetual spare part cycle counts, including tracking, posting and communicating any differences to ensure we have accurate inventory.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant internal controls including fixed asset physical verification and activation.
  • Analysing and communicating weekly manufacturing volumes vs budget/forecast and the financial impact to the site.
  • Attending regular training sessions including Coffee basics and financial training to help build knowledge and understanding of the inner working of the factory and the wider finance function. 
  • Work as part of a cross functional student charity committee

What you need for the role: 

Experience & education:

If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years. We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like. 

For this role as an intern, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • The role would suite someone with problem solving skills, that enjoys working with numbers
  • Self- motivated with a can-do attitude
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • An interest in developing financial understanding of a multi process manufacturing operation

What you’ll get in return:  

At JDE, in addition to a starting salary of £20,000, we offer a wide range of benefits including: 

  • £1,000 (after tax) sign on bonus paid in your first week with the business. 
  • 25 days' annual leave. 
  •  Company pension scheme. 
  • Barista training- a great asset when you return to University
  • The possibility for full-time employment with JDE when you finish your degree. 
  • Great coffee every day! 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £20,000 + £1,000 sign on bonus + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Banbury (Oxfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Finance
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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