Commercial Finance Analyst

Associ8 Solutions Limited
Cambridge, UK
31 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Associ8solutions are currently supporting a leading Food Manufacture in the search for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their progressive team. If you are looking for a new challenge as a Commercial Finance Analyst, in a organisation that can let you grow and develop this could be the perfect match for you!

This role will be sat within the Finance team however it will be Business Partnering with the Commercial Director and partnering the two departments. As the Finance Business Partner to the Commercial Director, the Commercial Finance Analyst will support the commercial team to give a better understanding of the profitability of the product portfolio as well as providing insightful analysis into the performance of promotions and new product launches.

Key accountabilities for the Commercial Finance Analyst;

·Deliver robust Commercial Budgets & Forecasts for in Conjunction with Customer Commercial Teams

·Prepare weekly & monthly commentary to explain variances to forecast and prior periods including:

?Volume, price & mix analysis

?Promotional analysis

?Progress on delivery of full year results

?NPD results

·Recommend actions & strategies to improve customer profitability

?Model scenarios on different pricing

?Ensure completion and formal, thorough 'Annual Business Plan' for each category which supports delivery of the Budget.

?Monitor promotional funds against customers plans and internal Balance Sheet and ensure relevant controls are in place

?Review product profitability and put forward proposals for increased profitability

·Drive recovery of cost increases via customer pricing

?Work with the relevant site finance team(s) to understand and explain the consequence of material price movements to the business' COGs.

?Prepare a customer pricing strategy which drives understanding of recovery of margin through the Waitrose model.

?Prepare weekly & monthly reporting on the effect of price movements on Customer contribution in the period and implications for full year performance

·Evaluate and track the performance of new products / activities

·Understanding and Evaluation of the Waitrose Pricing Model

·Develop & maintain strong commercial controls

The successful candidate will be either Part Qualified or Fully Qualified, have great relationship building skills, excellent knowledge of Excell and Excellent data manipulation and presentation skills.

If you are interested in this role please send your CV through.

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