Commerical Finance Business Partner

More People
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified finance professional to work in the FMCG sector. Our client is a well-respected and recognised brand and a market leader in its sector.

Reporting into the Commercial Financial Controller, you will be business partnering a retail commercial team who are responsible for the major supermarket accounts. You will need to understand the detail of their underlying monthly performance and investigate variances, be involved in forecasting, budgeting and monitor performance of branded products. Additionally, you will need to be prepared to challenge and influence the Commercial team on customer volumes and pricing structures. You will be expected to maintain retail customer contracts and provide analysis when needed as well as taking responsibility for the process for retail tender and evaluation of customer profitability. This is a fast-moving environment with constantly changing parameters around brand exposure and promotions and you will need to be ready for a constant supply of new challenges. The right person will enjoy this mix of financial prowess and commercial flair.

You will need to be a qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) finance professional with experience of working within the supermarket supply chain. You will need to be commercially focused and able to operate across both Finance and Commercial departments liaising at all levels. Additionally, you will need to be prepared to challenge and influence the Commercial Director where necessary in order to improve profitability and respond to the customers needs. You will also need to have excellent systems ability to cope with the consolidation of several different accounting systems. Having experience working with SAP is highly desirable.

This is a very exciting time to join our client who is currently undergoing a period of sustained growth. There is an excellent salary with bonus and car allowance on offer for the right candidate. This role would suit an ambitious professional who is looking for opportunities for growth and development within the business. To be considered for this position click 'apply now' or for a confidential discussion about your job search call Lynne at MorePeople on 01780 480530.

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