Associated British Foods plc (ABF) is a FTSE 100 diversified international food, ingredients and retail group with sales of £13.3bn and over 113,000 employees in 47 countries. The company aims to achieve strong, sustainable leadership positions in markets that offer potential for profitable growth, and to deliver quality products and services that are central to people’s lives. The group is split into five segments: Sugar, Agriculture, Retail, Grocery and Ingredients.
UK Grocery comprises consumer-facing businesses that manufacture and market well-known brands that are bought and enjoyed in millions of homes every day. We are organised into autonomous businesses that operate under the leadership of experienced and passionate senior management teams. Each business enjoys a high degree of freedom in setting both immediate priorities and longer term strategy. These businesses include:
- Twinings Ovo
- Jordans, Dorset and Ryvita
- Allied Mills and Bakeries
- AB World Foods
- Silver Spoon
- Westmill Foods
UK Grocery Newly Qualified
UK Grocery is seeking newly-qualified accountants (0-3 years qualified) who have the potential to be future Finance Directors within our businesses. The scheme is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful company with a strong people culture and fantastic career development. Training, mentoring and on-the-job development will be provided from day one, along with cross-business projects and exposure to all of the UK Grocery Finance Directors.
To make the most of the fantastic opportunities available within the group, geographical mobility within the UK will be important and there are also opportunities to work internationally.
All ABF businesses have a strong track record in developing finance talent and successful candidates will have the opportunity to benefit from the established Finance Development Programme which is designed to help future Finance Directors reach their full potential.