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This department shares best practice knowledge with other Aldi offices in different countries. We deal with financial queries and advise others how to run and adapt to different markets. It means we often discuss confidential information with senior Aldi colleagues and help them to set policies. So, needless to say, standards are incredibly high and there’s a great deal of responsibility. It means that you’ll have plenty to do in a short amount of time, so you’ll never be clock-watching.  

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Our team is based in the National Head Office in Atherstone. In this area, we have qualified Accountants ensuring that our Accounts teams run effectively to meet all our financial obligations. There are many levels within the National Finance & Administration side of our business, ranging from Assistant to Director. But while the level of challenge changes, every role is key to a beautifully-run business. Which role would suit you?

National Finance & Administration Manager

As our National Finance & Administration Manager, you’ll head up the team that takes a closer look at how Aldi is performing and shares best practice knowledge with our international business. You’ll ensure that your team produce the kind of reports that allow our Directors to make business-critical decisions. Crucially, you’ll highlight where the finances are heading and flag up any areas that need particular attention. What you say – and do – will make a real difference to the future of Aldi.

This senior role requires a strong leader with a passion for getting the right results. For instance, you could be managing the team who consolidate the monthly regional financial results, ensuring that everything is in a clear and digestible format. As the person who shines a light on any issues we need to be aware of - or areas that need special attention – we couldn’t do without you.

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Salary

£54,285 rising in increments to £79,040 in year 4.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 50-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 6 months, company maternity and adoption leave from commencement as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

National Tax Manager

As a Tax Manager, you will be responsible for developing strategy, ensuring compliance with all VAT legislations and leading on projects to ensure the business is compliant with legislative changes. You will represent the Tax Department across the business, so it's crucial you have strong communication skills and keep up to date with VAT topics

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Salary

£44,660 rising in increments to £93,655 in year 8.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 50-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 6 months, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Data Scientist

Our Finance and Administration Teams take a closer look at how Aldi is performing and shares best practice knowledge with our international business.

What they say and do makes a real difference to the future of Aldi, so it's important we have good financial and business insights. As a Data Scientist, you will support the development of value-adding strategies and data-driven decision making. You will possess exceptional statistical, mathematical and data mining skills, and be an expert in your field.

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Salary

£57, 130 rising in increments to £74,430 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

National Finance & Administration Team Leader

In this busy role, you'll be a dynamic leader for a team responsible for paying all of Aldi's 35,000+ colleagues across the UK. 

National Administration and Finance are an integral part of the business ensuring that payments are made efficiently and accurately. Detail-focused and conscientious, you'll ensure that we achieve compliance with all internal and external guidelines and regulations while motivating a team within a co-operative working environment. 

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Salary

£47,100 rising in increments to £54,255 in year 5.

Holiday Allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Technical Analyst

In this busy role you’ll have great levels of responsibility for maintaining the configuration of our Payroll solution that pays all of Aldi’s 35,000+ colleagues across the UK and Ireland.

National Administration & Finance are an integral part of the business ensuring that payments are made efficiently and accurately. Technically skilled and analytical, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of configuration, pay elements  and project management from idea conception to design, implementation, testing and supporting roll out to the wider business. You’ll be liaising with multiple stakeholders both internally and externally driving each task and project to success.

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Salary

£47,100 rising in increments to £54,255 in year 5.

Holiday Allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Tax Specialist

National Finance & Administration are an integral part of the business ensuring that payments are made efficiently and accurately.

As a Tax Specialist, you will assist the Tax Managers in ensuring Aldi remains compliant with all relevant tax legislation in the UK and Ireland. The role provides a great opportunity to develop knowledge of Corporate Tax and to understand how a large business works.

You will represent the Tax Department across the business, so it is crucial you have strong communication skills and keep up to date with Tax topics including Transfer Pricing and Capital Allowances.

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Salary

£41,950 rising in increments to £50,475 in year 5.

Holiday Allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension after 4 years, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

National Administration Analyst

You’ll join the team that helps us take a closer look at our business to see how we’re performing as a whole. Very often, we’ll share that best practice knowledge with Aldi across the world, so your role is pretty important to our future vision.

As a National Administration Analyst, you’ll look at the detail of how the business is run. For instance, you could be involved in consolidating the UK and Ireland monthly accounts for financial planning. You might be taking responsibility for filing Corporation Tax returns. Or you could be scrutinising performance in order to make 10-year financial projections. It’s all about using the information we have to plan for the future and you’ll get to see (first hand) the enormous impact you’ll make.

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Salary

£41,200 rising in increments to £45,225 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

A variety of Aldi Perks including bike to work scheme, discounted gym passes, accommodation, travel, cinema and family day out tickets.

Personal Assistant - National Administration

As a Personal Assistant you will provide a comprehensive and professional support service to your Director through managing the systems and processes in the area of responsibility. You will also play a key role in ensuring an efficient and cooperative working environment. This will involve day to day organisational work, as well as data processing and analysis. Naturally, you will need to be efficient and well organised with excellent attention to detail and a willingness to learn.

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Salary

£32,075 rising in increments to £37,455 in year 5 (regional differences apply).

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

National Administration Assistant

With a fine eye for detail and a conscientious attitude, you’ll join a team that takes a closer look at how the company is performing, and shares the best practice knowledge with Aldi across the world. Providing vital support to a specialist field, such as Finance & Administration, Payroll, Handling of Payments or Project Management, much of your role is about keeping our day-to-day accounting processes up to date. So you’ll be dealing with tasks such as making sure our suppliers are paid on time, reconciling bank accounts, payroll and corporate accounts. You’ll also act as a reliable point of contact for any related queries, which means the tasks in relation to that could be huge.

It’s an important role so you’ll need some accounting experience and a relevant AAT qualification.

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Salary

£32,075 rising in increments to £37,455 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Administration Support Assistant

National Administration takes a closer look at how the company is performing as a whole and shares best practice knowledge with Aldi across the world.  As an Administrator you’ll play a key role in making sure the department runs smoothly. You will support the department efficiently and accurately, and achieve compliance with all internal and external guidelines and regulations, whilst contributing to a co-operative working environment. Your role will involve day to day organisational work, as well as data processing and analysis. Naturally, you will need to be efficient and well organised with excellent attention to detail and a willingness to learn.

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Salary

£22,310 rising in increments to £27,450 in year 3.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

National Administration Apprentice

As Apprenticeships go, we can’t think of a better introduction to finance. You’ll be joining the team that keeps a close eye on how the company is performing and shares best practice with Aldi across the world. Very often the information that we give to the regions will help them make key decisions, so it feels like you’re given a lot of responsibility. What’s more, you’ll also come out of it with an AAT qualification.

During the Apprenticeship, you’ll get to try out a number of different administration areas to give you a real feel for the business. You’ll handle account queries from the UK regions, and the tasks in relation to these will be many and varied. At the end of the programme, if you’ve impressed us with your ability to learn and your hard-working attitude, we’ll offer you a full time contract with clear paths for progression and development.

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Salary

£189 per week (rising to £326 per week in year4).

Holiday allowance

28 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 5-day week, from 30 hours per week. This is a fixed-term contract.

Data Protection Team Leader

The Data Protection Team are responsible for supporting the business to meet its data protection obligations, through the design and implementation of cost effective polices and processes. Working in partnership with the business, we promote a compliance culture, delivering a clear understanding of what is required and helping guide the business to achieve best practice.

As a Team Leader, you'll be responsible for leading and providing guidance to a small team so need to be a confident communicator, highly organised and have a clear understanding of Data Protection and Privacy legislation. It's a role that's full of variety and challenges, requiring a talented individual who is able to work within and alongside a busy team.

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Salary

£47,100 rising in increments to £54,255 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Data Protection Analyst

The Data Protection Team are responsible for supporting the business to meet its data protection obligations, through the design and implementation of cost effective polices and processes. Working in partnership with the business, we promote a compliance culture, delivering a clear understanding of what is required and helping guide the business to achieve best practice.

 

Working within a growing team, you'll play a key role in leading on International and National initiatives, supporting the business in meeting its obligations towards data protection. As an Analyst, you'll need to be a confident communicator, highly organised and have a passion for Data Protection and Privacy. It's a role that's full of variety and challenges, requiring a talented individual who is able to work within a busy team.

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Salary

£41,200 rising in increments to £45,225 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension when you start, private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

Data Protection Assistant

In this role, you’ll work within a team responsible for handling data subject rights requests and privacy related queries, as well as responding to personal data breaches.

The Data Protection Team are responsible for supporting the business meet its data protection obligations, through the design and implementation of cost effective polices and processes. Working in partnership with the business, we promote a compliance culture, delivering a clear understanding of what is required and helping guide the business to achieve best practice.

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Salary

£32,075 rising in increments to £37,455 in year 5.

Holiday allowance

5 weeks’ annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

Hours and benefits

You’ll work a 40-hour week, working from Monday – Friday. Plus, you’ll receive a company pension and private employee medical insurance after 4 years, company maternity and adoption leave as well as company paternity pay after 2 years.

What we'll offer you

Our Application Process

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Online Application/CV Upload

You’ll need to complete an online application or upload a CV that highlights your key skills, attitude and character. It’s your first chance to grab our attention so don’t hold back.

Video Interview

If we like the look of your application, you might be asked to join us for a video interview. This helps us to get a better idea of who you are, and what we’re looking for.

Online Test

If you’re applying for a management role and we think you’ve got the Aldi personality, we’ll ask you to complete a quick online test. If you’re not applying for a management role, you might skip this stage. 

Group Assessment

If all goes well, we’ll then ask you to spend some time at one of our assessment centres. Our processes have been created to ensure you have the chance to shine. We’re looking for your drive, professionalism and work ethic.

Final Interview

If we’re convinced that you’re a good ‘Aldi fit’, we’ll ask you to come for a final one-to-one interview. Here we’ll go into more detail about your contract and what we’ll expect of you.

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You like what we’ve got to say so much you’d love to work here. That’s amazing. It means it’s now time to start your Aldi journey and start your application. You’re already one step closer

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