Eight Fifty Food Group

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Eight Fifty Group with the acquisitions of Youngs and Greenland Seafood is now one of the UK’s leading multi-protein food businesses, employing around 8,300 people at 23 manufacturing sites across the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and France and with sales of circa £1.9 billion. Karro forms part of the Eight Fifty Food Group and is a leading producer of both fresh and cooked pork products with c. 4,000 employees over 13 sites across the UK and Ireland.

They are continually looking to invest and strengthen their business as they continue to further their position as a market leading European Food Group with a global customer base.

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Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

This role is a new, permanent position in Eight Fifty Food Group and will suit any individual looking to make their mark in a Group Finance role of a rapidly expanding multi-national business. We are looking for an individual who is ambitious, a self starter and looking to further their career in industry among like-minded colleagues. Someone who will provide high quality technical accounting expertise on behalf of the Group, play a key role in delivering accurate, relevant and timely financial reporting and support a strong financial control environment. The individual should also be a team player – the role will require and give plenty opportunities to develop strong relationships, not only within the Group team, but across the wider business. The ideal candidate will be fully qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent from either practice or industry setting. 


Key responsibilities

  • Take responsibility with the Financial Reporting Manager, for the production of all group and subsidiary statutory financial reporting ensuring accuracy, adherence to deadlines, technical and business relevance
  • Ensure that all disclosures in the financial statements are supportable and are of audit quality
  • Assist in the writing and checking of strategic reports and directors’ reports
  • Help drive the accounting policies of the group and develop the accounting policy manual so that it remains fit for purpose
  • Work with the group tax accountant to ensure statutory responsibilities are meeting a high standard and that compliance risk to the group is minimised
  • Proactively assist the external audit of financial statements, managing the relationship with the internal audit team and other professional services providers as required
  • Ad hoc projects as required

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More about Karro Food Group

Karro is one of the leading UK pork processing businesses who supply bacon, gammon, fresh pork, fresh and frozen sausages, ham and cooked meats to retail, food service and manufacturing customers across the UK. Our headquarters are located  in Malton, North Yorkshire and we operate across the UK and internationally, our reputation for producing high quality assured meat products is second to none. From raising our own pigs through to the pork on your plate, we take great care with our products every step of the way. We are experts in what we do. We are extremely proud of our achievements and history, having grown significantly over the last 8 years and continuing to delight our customers and consumers.

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Amy Leech | Senior Consultant

I specialise in permanent placements for qualified accountants across North Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.  I began my career in recruitment in 2015 and have placed roles from entry level right through to senior appointments. I have a strong client base across multiple industry sectors and I work with a variety of business. 

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