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Become a Graduate Finance Trainee

We want to support and develop high-calibre graduate talent to create our Finance and Business leaders of the future.

Location: Lichfield

What you will be doing

Join our two year graduate Finance programme and help our business understand its performance against KPI’s such as budget, forecasts and market. You will report directly to the Business Finance Manager with exposure to the wider finance function and will liaise directly with the operational and commercial teams.

As part of our Graduate Programme we recognise the importance of development to make you one of the future leaders of our business. Your development will be through on-the-job training and undertaking further training where required. In addition, the successful candidate will complete the Graduate Open Programme and complete a Level 3 ILM qualification.

  • You will produce weekly sales reports
  • You will develop business improvement projects
  • You will provide monthly analysis on sales and margin
  • You will oversee budget and forecast control
  • You will monitor production of costings
    You will plan optimisation and customer accounts
    You will be a key point of contact between the UK office and the HQ in France

What you have

We are looking for a recent graduate with prior work experience in a food environment who meets the following criteria:  

  • You have a degree in Accounting and Finance, or similar relevant subject
  • You have ambition, drive and a thirst for knowledge and experience
  • You have the desire to work in a true management accounting role in a fast-paced food environment
  • You have the ability to deal with multiple stakeholder priorities
  • You have excellent communications skills
    You have a demonstrable interest in the food industry
    You have the skills to make finance accessible to non-finance leaders
    You have drive for self-progression
    You have a full UK Driving License
Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Agrial Fresh Produce

By focusing on our four values of perennity, proximity, solidarity and ambition, we will cultivate our roots and open up to the world.

What we do

We are a farming and food cooperative who are multi-specialists that support our members every day. We process and sell their productions in 4 sectors: milk, fresh vegetables and fruit, beverages and meat. 

Originally based in Normandy, our Group has regularly expanded since its creation to become one of the leading French farming cooperatives and is today present in Europe, Africa and the United States.

We welcome a new generation of talent

Whether they are farmers or employees, the men and women who make up Agrial are our company’s driving force. This is why our group wants to be appealing by concentrating on current and future employees and members. We always aim to be capable of offering perspectives and promoting commitment from everyone.

We are committed to sustainable development

We support the development of responsible and high-performing agriculture to meet the expectations of our customers. This is something that helps contribute to the success of our 13,000 member farmers. Within the UK salad businesses, we work with major multiple retailers, wholesalers, convenience and food service sectors with our main brand is Florette bagged salad.

Agrial employs 22,900 throughout the world and we work towards reconciling humility, ambition and responsibility. This is so that we achieve our commitment to sustainable development which can be summarised as follows: share all the strengths of our powerful and resilient cooperative model in order to develop sustainable and nourishing agriculture and responsible and healthy food.

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