Commercial Finance Analyst - HYBRID

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Closing date
11 Jun 2022
The Commercial Finance Analyst - HYBRID role is ideally suited to aan active CIMA/ACCA studier who has a strong foundation in Finance, and enjoys analysis and partnering with non-finance colleagues. This role will primarily partner with the Marketing team.

Client Details

A global business responsible for many well know household brands, based in modern offices in the Weybridge area with free parking provided, easy access via public transport, and excellent on site facilities and benefits.

This is a hybrid role offering 2-3 days from home per week.


The Commercial Finance Analyst - HYBRID role involves:
  • Owning the financial input into the innovation process, supporting fully the conception, evaluation and launch of NPD, with robust and insightful analysis and recommendations and also contributing through attendance at project meetings.
  • Working closely with the Marketing /Shopper and Insight teams to forecast Advertising and Promotional spend, ensuring accurate inclusion in the management accounts and monthly forecasts, including Budget. Also supporting the business on A&P investment decisions.
  • Working closely with Innovation team to review monthly & quarterly performance, providing financial insight and impacts.
  • Taking responsibility for the analysis of final product cost numbers which form an integral part of all NPD evaluations.
  • Owning the financial analysis of launched NPD, NPD to be launched and existing branded products, driving the business forward with insight and recommendations.
  • Being responsible for the regular review and update of financial tools to be used for key business decisions.
  • Business partnering with the marketing team in providing financial insight and analysis on performance by Brand, for forecasts and Budget.
  • Providing financial support on Integrated Category Teams (ICT) workstreams for the category, supporting cross -functional teams and ensuring solid financials support all aspects of the Category Growth Agenda.
  • Offering financial analysis and input into the brand planning process, ensuring robust modelling and reasoned insight underpins the decisions made.
  • Building relationships and work closely with the supply chain finance team, understanding the production process to aid central challenge of product costs.
  • Bridging the gap between demand and supply ensuring latest, agreed, relevant volumes and costings are used in the decision making process.


The ideal candidate for the Commercial Finance Analyst - HYBRID role will:
  • Studying towards recognised accountancy qualification (CIMA/ACCA etc.)
  • Numerical with strong analytical skills and high attention to detail
  • Able to question and challenge information to ensure high reliability.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to present financial information clearly & succinctly to senior management
  • Able to work in a fast moving environment with changing priorities, capable of working and delivering results under time pressure.
  • Sound when using Excel (Pivot tables, Lookup functions, Sum Functions, Logical functions)
  • Able to work on own initiative, as well as part of a cross functional team.
  • Experienced in building and maintaining effective relationships with non-finance stakeholders

Job Offer

The Commercial Finance Analyst - HYBRID role offers a base salary of £37-42,000, plus benefits;
  • hybrid working (2-3 days per week from home)
  • flexible hours
  • 5% bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • 25 days holiday + BH
  • full study support towards CIMA / ACCA qualification
  • product discount
  • structured career progression
  • free parking
  • subsidised on-site canteen

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