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Kerry Foods 2019 Finance Graduate Programme

We’re Kerry Foods

A leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We’re home to incredible brands, brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people every day. Your energy, enthusiasm and fresh thinking could help us reach millions more.

In a few words:

Finance is at the heart of the business, so you’ll be right where the action is in pursuit of growth. Partnering our different functions - ensuring control as well as fuelling the pace by bringing the best financial insights enabling Kerry Foods to deliver on its goals.

Get ready to:

Be immersed in different aspects of our finance function, from our commercial finance (with a key focus on customer, competitors and consumers), our operational finance (focusing on financial business control and performance optimisation) or central finance function (Gaining a great oversight of total Kerry whilst being the gatekeepers to our business). Whichever role you will be in you will be driving our business forward; such as new product costings, which will enable our new products to be on our customers shelves in the future, bringing insights from our sales data to life for our sales function, or controlling an optimising our spends, all key to delivering growth for our business.

Choose it because:

The sheer variety of our business and the programme means that there’ll always be a new challenge to take on and learn from. Also, you will be in a real role from day 1, that means real responsibility which will enable the business to drive forward

It’s perfect for you if:

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit with a get up and go attitude and a real hunger to learn. The diversity of what we do means that you’ll have to be adaptable and comfortable with change. You’ll need to be a people person too, because teamwork is a big thing here. If you’re interested in continuing your learning, we can support you through your professional qualifications. And if you’ve already graduated, don’t let that be a barrier – we have opportunities for you to start early too!

You'll Be Based:

You will have a number of rotations within our offices and sites throughout UK and Ireland- so mobility is really key!
Joining us means being supported by, and learning from, talented people who really care about what they do. You’ll get bags of responsibility early on, and we’ll be open to your ideas. And because we’re always looking to the future, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Our current CEO joined us as a grad.

How far will you go?

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