Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Interim Group Financial Accountant - 7 month FTC

Interim Group Financial Accountant - 7 month FTC


At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.  We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for career defining opportunities.

About the Role!

The role is dedicated to supporting the external financial reporting of the Upfield Group in the year end process, including the following activities:

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting with year-end including preparation of statutory consolidated Group accounts
  • Acting as a key point of contact for the external auditors, dealing with any queries
  • Assist with the reconciliation of P&L between management and financial reported results
  • Assist with the reconciliation & review of working capital, intercompany and treasury related items
  • Work with EY to take on their current consolidation activities
  • Interpreting data and providing concise explanations on trends and variances
  • Technical support function for reporting queries from operating companies and other head-office functions 
  • Ad hoc projects to support the Group Reporting team

About you!


  • Professional accounting qualification ACA, ACCA
  • Strong Excel and data manipulation skills
  • Working knowledge of Group consolidations
  • SAP experience preferred

Personal qualities

  • Strong analytical skills and great attention to detail
  • Communicates in a clear and practical manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work to a tight deadline
  • Flexibility to deal with changing environment
  • Highly organised

You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

At Upfield we want you to bring your ideas, your motivation and desire to succeed! This part of the role is up to you to complete.

About Upfield!

We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

We are a highly entrepreneurial fast-paced team running a multi-billion Euro business across 60+ countries with the mind-set of a start-up! We are agile, creative, fast-to-market and obsessed with customers and consumers.

If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!