Marketing Finance Manager

Recruiter
McLaren Raeside Ltd
Location
Berkshire
Posted
22 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Marketing Finance Manager

Permanent

Head Office Slough

Overview

My client works with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through their brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Dettol, Finish and Vanish. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation who will offer you a very competitive salary with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career with an organisation that develops its people and work to retain their talent.

My client is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. The company has operations in over 60 countries, with headquarters in the UK, Singapore, Dubai and Amsterdam, and sales in almost 200 countries. The company employs approximately 37,000 people worldwide.

Marketing Finance Manager –

About the role:

The role of the Marketing Finance team is to provide a high level of financial support & control for the UK Marketing and Trade Marketing teams.

Key responsibilities:

* Represent finance within brand teams, focused on driving growth & profitability.

* Build quarterly product/customer forecasting & annual plans for 27 Health & Personal Care brands with

* annual revenues of more than £310m.

* Assess and improve the profitability of household category product launches.

* Control marketing budgets and spend for Health & Personal Care categories (budget approx £55m for 2012).

* Perform key tasks within the commercial finance team, to ensure that reporting is both timely & accurate and provide management with relevant financial information.

* Work within the team to develop new tools & systems to improve the return on marketing and trade investment and identify hidden profit opportunities.

* Complete ad-hoc financial analysis on UK management projects to ensure robust financials behind the decision making process.

* Manage 2 direct reports to ensure the 40+ heads in the Health & Personal Care Marketing / Trade

* Marketing function receives the right level of financial input, support and challenge.

Qualifications

Is this you?

* ACA or CIMA with strong Academic background

* Ambitious and keen to take on responsibility in an organisation that provides a high level of autonomy and individual responsibility

* Strong commercial awareness

* Good analytical /thinking/problem-solving skills

* Team orientation and well-developed communication skills. Previous management experience an

* advantage but not essential

* A confident self-starter who uses their initiative & can work independently with little supervision

* Excel skills

Please apply via the website or contact me directly. Thank you for taking the time to apply I look forward to hearing from you. If you do not receive a response to your application within 14 days it has been unsuccessful on this occasion

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