Finance Analyst

Recruiter
KennedyPearce Consulting
Location
London (Central)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My Client, a leading FMCG business in West London is looking for a Finance Analyst.

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager the Finance Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Evaluate key on-going promotional topics, analyse mid-term trends and draw recommendations for tactical as well as structural promotion optimisation using both internal and external sources of data
  • Support the definition of the approach to promotion optimisation
  • Build the approach - including reporting and routines - to share key promotional changes and financial impacts with Channel Finance and RGM Sales & Marketing teams within the business periodic re-forecast cycle
  • Support and drive financial management and reporting processes to provide insight and analysis on pack performance
  • Support the presentation of insights and proposals at quarterly meetings addressed to the Leadership team
  • Support the Annual Business Plan process by adapting and developing modelling tools reflecting financial and commercial needs
  • Support management with ad hoc information requests
  • Play a key role in the implementation of new tools and processes linked to key account and investment planning, specifically around trade promotion management
  • Upskill the Channel Finance, Marketing Finance and Sales & Marketing teams on new investment architecture and ways of working
  • Support the development and implementation of a new trade terms architecture
  • Support the development of Pricing Corridors, including definition of short-term and mid-term correction plans in collaboration with the RGM Sales & Marketing and Trading teams.

You will have at least 2 years' experience as Finance Analyst / Finance Business Partner within a FMCG business.

You will have a degree in Accounting and or Finance.

You will be part qualified in ACCA or CIMA.

You will have a commercial business acumen and aspire to pursue a career as a Finance Business Partner.