Supply chain finance assistant - 6 month ftc

Company/ Firm Name

innocent drinks


London, UK

Published Date

18 November 2021

About the job:

innocent started with a simple mission: to make drinks that make it easy to do yourself some good. In 1999 we concocted a few smoothies in our kitchen and tested them on people at a music festival; today we’re blending every type of fruit & veg under the sun and selling drinks right across Europe. We have great ambitions: to show the world that you can build a successful business that cares about more than just profit, and to leave things better than we find them. We’re proud to call ourselves Europe’s favourite little healthy drinks company, but we’re still growing. And that means we need more brilliant people who share our ambition, to join in with the next, most exciting, part of our story.

what you'll be doing:

We’ve come a long way from selling smoothies in West London in 1999. Today, innocent’s supply team spend £300m annually, across a complex network of worldwide suppliers and manufacturing partners.

As the business grows and evolves we need top notch supply chain finance analysts to keep the operation running, ensuring we track and forecast our spend accurately while identifying ways to keep our processes efficient and the supply chain saving money.

Within this role you will be responsible for partnering with our Supply Chain team to deliver value adding analysis on cost vs budget along with ensuring our manufacturing partners are paid correctly and on time and driving projects to help to supply chain team remove waste.

Your main area of focus will be our fruit, packaging and blending finances and you will be responsible for managing this area of our P&L, along with the associated balance sheets and supporting all related projects where financial analysis will add value.

you'll have:

  • Someone with a strong mathematical background

  • Amazing data analysis skills with great attention to detail

  • A highly organised individual who can prioritise to keep the operations running

  • An inquisitive mind with an ability to investigate and solve problems independently

  • An enthusiastic, excel whizz who can use complex models efficiently

  • Someone who can continue to improve finance processes fit for the future.

  • A real team player who is great at building relationships with other teams.

  • Experience in supply chain and/or finance would be a plus

you'll get:

  • An in-depth understanding of the Supply Chain and its >£300m annual spend.

  • A brilliant all-round finance exposure to budgets, forecasts and standard costing.

  • Opportunity to hone your business partnering skills.

  • Chance to perfect your process improvement and project skills.

As well as the standard stuff you get for turning up for work, we have some great clubs, a free breakfast and as many smoothies as you can shake a stick at.

If you think you have everything we're looking for and more, then we'd love to hear from you. You'll need to get your skates on though, as applications close soon.

Dolly Parton may have worked Nine to Five but you don't have to. We're open to a chat about flexible working. No promises, but we reckon that if it's good for you, then it's good for us.

We're all about building a workplace for the future here at innocent, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves.

You’ll help us to keep doing business the right way – keeping innocent an inclusive and inspiring place to work, using our B Corp status to inspire wider change, and reinforcing our culture of staying little as we grow big.