Kerry Group

2023 Graduate Programme Europe - Accounting & Finance

Kerry Group
Naas, Tralee – Ireland, Seville, Madrid – Spain, Utrecht - Netherlands
Not disclosed
28 Sep 2022
14 Oct 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

How often can you find a multi-billion-dollar company that offers you flexibility to change in your career as your interests change? You just did.  Kerry's unique culture and commitment to change in the food, beverage, and pharma industries offers support and opportunities as your interests and need to explore grow. If fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and global opportunities appeal to you, then introduce yourself 

2023 Graduate Programme Europe - Accounting & Finance

Our Finance Graduate Program Overview

  • In Finance we are at the heart of the business, so you will be right where the action is in pursuit of your individual growth and our business growth.
  • You will partner with our different functions ensuring our controls are robust and operating effectively as well as contributing to our business performance by bringing the best financial insights enabling Kerry to deliver on its goals.
  • Through Finance rotations, you’ll be immersed in different aspects of our Finance function over the 2-year programme – a 2-year foundational graduate programme with an additional year to complete your chosen professional accounting record of experience.
  • Whatever your role, you will gain valuable experience and take on different responsibilities within your team and you’ll be contributing to driving our business forward.
  • Our structured career framework that will support your growth within our Finance function. A designated mentor will be assigned to you to further support your career development and ambitions.
  • You will be supported through a professional accounting qualification, including but not limited to, ACCA or CIMA depending on your personal preference and supported by your manager.


Ireland - Tralee, Naas

Spain - Madrid, Seville

Netherlands - Utrecht

UK - Portbury (Bristol)

Italy - Mozzo

Germany - Hocheim

About Kerry

  • The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry it's all in a day’s work.
  • Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food, and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day.
  • At Kerry, we believe in giving talented, curious people the opportunity to make a difference 
  • We work as a team, searching for the best ways to inspire food and nourish life.
  • We’re a community of innovators, working across disciplines to solve global food challenges with a fresh approach. We want you to achieve whatever you put your mind to.

What you might be doing

You will be exposed to a range of centres of expertise such as Financial Control, Tax, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis and Pricing & Margin Management. You will also have an opportunity to gain specialist experience in progressive areas such as Mergers & Acquisitions, Investor Relations and Sustainability Finance.

You will contribute to supporting strategic decisions and driving performance within specific business/functions, utilising extensive business knowledge and insights to deliver growth in Kerry. Your experience will range from Commercial to Operations Finance across several businesses and regions.

What you need to apply

  • You need a 2.1 degree or equivalent, preferably in Business or Accounting
  • Fluency in English and the language of the country you are applying to.
  • Permanent right to work in UK/Europe
  • A commitment to complete a professional accounting qualification.

In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles, and experiences. One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life. One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together. We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.

Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit.  We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected characteristic.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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