Accounts Executive

Hilton Foods
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
30000/dependent on experience
Closing date
8 Aug 2021

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Role title: Accounts Executive - Tesco

Salary: £30000

Location: Huntingdon with regular travel to client’s site in Welwyn Garden City

About us:

We have grown through partnership and collaboration with the best customers but it is our people who are at the centre of everything that we do. Our values - Dedicated, Ambitious, Curious, Entrepreneurial, and Resilient - summarise the ways that we think as an organisation and the way we behave as individuals. Our people work like partners helping partners, focusing on shared agendas and agreed goals. We now have just under 5000 highly skilled and dedicated employees in 17 production facilities around the globe with £1.8bn annual turnover.

And we are now looking for and experienced Accounts Executive who thrives in a friendly, non-hierarchical, ‘consumer focused and customer driven’ high performance culture  due to significant recent business wins so it is a fantastic time to join!

As an Accounts Executive you will manage two key categories and be the interface between both teams with freedom to make right decisions for us and the client on trends in the market, promotional activity, any gaps etc. so having experience in a similar role with a major retailer will be key here to really hit the ground running.

This role will suit an experienced Accounts Executive who is looking to join a business that will offer a long term career and massive progression opportunities, if this sounds like you go ahead and apply!!!

As an Accounts Executive some of the responsibilities will include:

  • Executing a strong commercial plan and preparing periodic review of customer and Hilton KPIs
  • Supporting and delivering category review process to deliver insight to the customer
  • Maintaining and building strong relationships with the internal and external customers
  • Working alongside the NPD team to ensure targeted innovation and EPD to align with consumer trends, and customer needs
  • Delivering volume growth for the business in line with agreed budgets / joint business plans
  • Volume and Sales analysis as well as forecasts and profitability impacts
  • Managing the development and execution of bi-annual range changes, seasonal periods e.g. Christmas, Easter, Valentines, Themed Events
  • Generating all reports for Tesco and Hilton on performance and deliverables

To succeed as an Accounts Executive we ask that you have the following experience/expertise:

  • Previous experience in a similar, commercial and customer facing role with a major food retailer will be desirable
  • Tesco toolkit system knowledge would be an advantage
  • Ability to pick up new systems as needed with ease
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability and previous experience of creating meaningful reports

What you get in return:

On top of working for a fantastic organisation with a family feel and state of the art facilities you will receive a great package with competitive holiday allowance, paid overtime, life assurance of minimum two times yearly salary, opportunities for development and internal promotion, Cycle to work scheme, Share save scheme, variety of discounts at well-known retailers as well as gyms and free car parking on site along a subsidised canteen.

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