The job title

Assistant Management Accountant (12 Month Maternity Cover)

Thomas Fudges
Contract Type
Full time
Job Type
Start Date
Jul 13 2022 12:00AM

Burton's Biscuits are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers, Wagon Wheels, Thomas Fudges & Paterson Arran Shortbread. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture sweet & savoury snacks under brands from Mars Confectionery, Cathedral City & Marmite, we are also a key player in manufacturing Retailer Own Brand biscuits.

This is a 12 month Maternity cover from August / September 2022.

As an Assistant Management Accountant, you will support the Finance Manager in the accounting of the business and also support the Product Costing and Bakery Teams.

You will need:

Good management accounts foundation

Manufacturing experience

Intermediate spreadsheet skills

Sage ERP will be an advantage

Degree level education

Professional accountancy body qualification in CIMA, ACCA, or ACA part/newly qualified 

Key Accountabilities:

Daily financial reporting on previous days performance (hours, tonnes, outputs, waste, tos, manning, agency etc)

Administrating above system for new skus / changes

Administrating Sage for new skus/changes

Weekly reconciliation and reporting of performance numbers for previous week

Ad hoc reporting as agreed – overtime, headcounts, agency premium, yield etc.  these will depend on where the critical points are where we need to aid control.


Contract: Permanent, Full-Time 

Hours: Flexible office hours Monday to Friday to be agreed, Hybrid working is an option. 

Benefits: 4 weeks holiday (pro rata) with service-related increase, 8 days Bank Holiday or Bank Holidays that fall during your employment, Legal & General Pension 3% company contribution 5% colleague 8% total after 3 months, Training opportunities, Variable hours of work, Free parking, Personal Protective Equipment and uniform provided, Access to company Awards and Benefits portal offering amazing discounts, Discounted Thomas Fudge products  

Subsidised mini bus service from Dorchester


Start Date: ASAP

Location:  Pinesway Business Park, Stalbridge. (You will need access to your own transport in order to get to the bakery, limited access to public transport to bakery location)

Rotating Shift Pattern: Dayshift 6am-2pm / Back Shift 2pm-10pm

APPLY NOW and let us contact you to discuss your future with the Burtons family.


Application process: Online application with CV 


If you are ready to begin a career with real bite, we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.