Commercial Finance Manager

Recruiter
Reed Finance
Location
Farnborough
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
05 Feb 2017
Closes
05 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This large national FMCG based in the Surrey area who offer a dynamic and complex service to the global market reaching consumer expectations and regulatory requirements, are recruiting for a Commercial Business Analyst on a full time, permanent basis.

As Commercial Finance Analyst, you will provide support to the CFO and key stakeholders across the business through providing commercial insights to enable the business to make key decisions.

The main duties and accountability of this role include:

• Set up and manage optimal weekly business reporting to monitor business performance from identified KPIs
• Ensure all analytical needs and reporting requirements of the business are met
• Scrutinise and test data to insure data quality
• Evaluate performance against forecast, budget and prior years
• Produce and distribute daily, weekly and monthly sales, margin and profit information to key stakeholders in the business
• Preparation of financial data for business review meetings
• Ongoing review and implementation of quarterly forecast updates
• Monitor and report on brand sales performance
• Prepare the month end variance analysis in conjunction with month end timetable
• Ad hoc analyses when required
• Work closely with brand MD’s to ensure control of costs and accurate reporting
• Assist management accounts team with the production of timely accurate management accounts
• Complete investment appraisal models for new sites/ventures

The skills, qualifications and experience you will need include:

• Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
• Commercial finance experience/exposure to the commercial side of a business
• Expert in Microsoft Office package, advanced in Excel and PowerPoint
• Analytical and process driven
• Able to produce concise, clear reports and presentations that conclude with well thought out conclusions and recommendations supported by digital and business data
• Experience of a range of business analytics tools and methodologies
• Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
• Ability to challenge and persuade stakeholders
• Ability to identify continuous ways to improve the way data is both managed and analysed across brands
• Ability to meet deadlines and work in fast pace environment
• Organised and detail-oriented
• Experience dealing with senior management
Additional ingredients
• Experience in a start-up or rapid paced business environment

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