Rutherford Cross retained by Baxters Food Group to appoint a Financial Accountant to join the team.

Baxters Food Group is a fourth generation privately owned entrepreneurial business which specialises in the manufacturing of premium quality, primarily branded, food products. The Group’s product range includes soup, beetroot, chutney, condiments, preserves and meal options. Baxters has been in operation since 1868 and a lot has changed since then, but their dedication to making only the best quality products has always been at the core of everything they do. The Baxters brand has grown from a humble village store to a global brand with a turnover of over £300m.

Baxters now finds its product being sold in major supermarket chains such as Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and many more, which has contributed to the large-scale growth of the business. Baxters’ Head Quarters is situated just off Charlotte Square in Edinburgh, and oversees the UK & Global operation is based in Fochabers, where this opportunity sits.

A new vacancy has arisen within Baxters which represents an excellent opportunity to join their team, based in Fochabers. Reporting into the European Head of Central Finance this role will be supported by two direct reports who currently focus on cash management and fixed assets. This role will require strong leadership and focus on the development of the direct reports.

The Financial Accountant requires a technically driven individual, ideally working within the food manufacturing environment and is professionally qualified. The successful individual will be highly numerate, have hands on experience preparing accounts and work well with stakeholders both internally and externally.

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and progressive individual to play a key role in the continued growth within a market leading business.

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