At Baxters, they’re just as fussy about the people they employ as they are about the ingredients they use in their recipes. So it goes without saying that they look to employ people who share their passion for it and 'aspire to be different and better,' an ethos inspired by George Baxter way back in 1868.
To date Baxter’s have over 1000 employees, working across an exciting number of different roles including food technology, engineering, factory operations, sales, marketing and retail to name just a few. Baxter’s have 70 employees who have stayed loyal to the company for over 20 years and some for over 40 years!
The finance team based at Baxters Food Group, Fochabers include a varied of roles. From producing weekly, monthly and annual accounts, monitoring cash, paying suppliers and expenses, collecting monies, liaising with customers on trade matters to helping the business produce annual budgets and forecasts. The Baxters finance team work with both internal and external parties and is the perfect place to provide the full picture of what is happening around the business."
No formal qualifications are required to move into finance role, however there are many avenues that can be taken to develop the skills required. For example, on the job training can be enhanced alongside professional bodies for accountancy (AAT, ACCA, CIMA), credit control (CICM), and accounts payable (APA).
Julia Thom, Accounts Payable has worked in the Finance Department for 7 years. Julia said,
“I enjoy my job and the people I work for as I am always learning something new! I decided I wanted to work for Baxters as it’s a big local company in the area which has a good reputation.”
Rhona Cooper who is also an Accounts Payable added,
“I applied for the job because of the hours being part time! I really enjoy this type of work and the fact that I am working for a local family company alongside good colleagues!
So if you think you've got what it takes to be welcomed into the Baxters family and are interested in having a rewarding career with a company that actually cares about its people take a look at their opportunities available: http://www.baxters.com/about-baxters/careers/opportunities/.