Commercial Finance Analyst

Westmill Foods
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about a career inspiring communities with colourful, authentic foods?

Commercial Finance Analyst (interim) - EnfieldWestmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include Amoy, Elephant Atta, Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity and our vision is to inspire our communities with colourful food, through working with our trade partners in the ethnic and grocery channels. Working for Westmill means you belong to an entrepreneurial and culturally diverse business that values high performance, collaboration and the desire to make a difference.

In the role as a Commercial Finance Analyst you will support the Commercial Finance Manager in providing high quality business partnering to the Sales and Marketing teams; and delivering robust financial forecasts and period end reporting. You will support the creation of an understood & bought-into valued demand plan and work closely with the marketing team to help them understand their spend performance.

Role Accountabilities include:

  • Business partner the Marketing team in tracking and reporting periodic spend and accruals and ROI appraisal
  • Production and presentation of the weekly & monthly margin and sales reporting; including collation of forecasts from across the commercial team
  • Assisting the Commercial Finance Manager with the Demand Review process including quarterly forecasting and budget prep. Both to include P&L, Costings, Marketing and Risk & Opportunities
  • Critically evaluate promotion performance
  • Provide cover for the Pricing Co-ordinator as and when required
  • Complete ad-hoc requests from the commercial teams
The successful candidate will have:

  • Part/fully qualified CIMA or ACCA with at least four years’ work experience
  • Prior experience in a commercial facing role
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Logical, commercially astute approach to solving business problems
  • Advanced Excel skills with an ability to quickly learn complex new systems

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