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GMG (Export) Finance Assistant

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you looking for a move into a commercial finance role? Are you enthusiastic, numerate, IT proficient and a team player? If your answer is 'YES' we may have just the opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for a 12 month fixed term contract role within our Global Markets Group (Export) team, where you will be able to gain valuable work experience in a global FMCG company.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a finance assistant to join our Global Markets Group (Export) team, based in Folkestone or London (hybrid working available) on a 12 month FTC (potential for extension).  You will receive up to £25,000 per annum.

The role will incorporate:

  • Business Awareness.

  • IT Systems and Processes.

  • Ethical Standards.

  • Management Accounting.

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting.

It includes developing:

Your Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours in all areas of Accounting plus building relationships, business insight, communication, ethics & integrity, problem solving, continuous improvement and professional skepticism.

Who we are looking for:

Our ideal candidate will be articulate, able to work on their own initiative, numerate and have some experience with data/spreadsheets.

We welcome applications from anyone looking to undertake their first move into industry or want to try a commercial finance role.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong numeracy skills.

  • Proficiency across all Microsoft Office Programs.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Willingness to work with cross function teams all around the world.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.

About Church & Dwight

You may be more familiar with our products than with our company name. Batiste dry shampoo, Pearl Drops Whitening tooth polish, Arm & Hammer baking soda toothpaste, Femfresh Intimate wash, Orajel toothache & ulcer relief, Sterimar natural sea water nasal spray and Nair hair removal products all of which form part of our exciting brands. We are continuing to grow our portfolio each year with new exciting acquisitions our newest including Viviscal, Toppik, Anusol, Waterpik and Flawless.

Church & Dwight UK Ltd are based in Folkestone, Kent, where we develop, produce & distribute many of our products and work with Sofibel in Paris and Church & Dwight GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany to form the European team. We are part of Church & Dwight Co. Inc. based in New Jersey, USA.

In the UK we employ over 370 people who undertake a range of roles from Research & Development & Marketing through to Purchasing, Production and Supply Chain. These teams are supported by departments such as Finance & Human Resources.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this opportunity and have the right to work in the UK (including a student visa that allows you to undertake an apprenticeship opportunity), please visit our careers website and apply directly for the role.

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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United Kingdom

With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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DIVERSITY At Church & Dwight

Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

We win when we respect every employee for who they are – regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other differences. We believe that our employees’ contributions are richer because of their diversity. We aim to be a diverse, inclusive and equitable company and are determined to build a culture where people have the power to win together.

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CULTURE At Church & Dwight

We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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Equal Employment Opportunity for the Disabled At Church & Dwight

As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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