Commercial Finance Manager, nr Heathrow (to £65,000)

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a highly renowned FMCG business who are looking to recruit a Qualified Finance Manager who can support key managers across the UK Sales & Marketing function of this global business. With fast progression into a Divisional Controller and to a Finance Director in the future, you will have full ownership and accountability in helping drive the success of some of their biggest consumer brands. Key duties include:

• Managing a small Finance team of Qualified/Finalist level Financial Analysts
• Identifying internal/external risks to the business and providing insight to potential solutions
• Working with the Marketing team challenging promotional spend by brand and other marketing activities incurred by customers
• Developing budgetary and control processes to track and review the marketing investment
• Business partnering to develop strong working relationships so that you are fully involved in the financials.
• Representing finance within customer teams, focusing on driving growth & profitability
• Completing ad-hoc financial analysis on UK management projects to ensure robust financials are behind decision making
• Review pricing structure across all products with customers to maximise profits
• Monitoring budgets and spend across specific brands to assess ROI
• Reviewing quarterly customer forecasting & annual plans, developing customer-based P&Ls
• Providing senior management and executives with relevant financial information as required
• Assessing and improving the profitability of category product launches (including new products)

To be considered for the role you should be a fully Qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACA Accountant with proven academics, strong business analysis and relationship-building skills, staff management and previous experience in end-to-end business partnering. Expertise in multi-site FMCG, Distribution or Retail type environments is essential as they are looking for "Finance Directors of the future", and you should have a strong drive and passion to succeed, be results-orientated, entrepreneurial in style and flexible in ever-changing environments.

On offer is a base salary to £60,000 + car or car allowance, up to 20% bonus, 25 days holidays, company pension and healthcare schemes. To apply for the position, or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at admin@

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