A global FMCG business with extremely recognisable brands is looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst to work as a business partner to Sales, and Commercial teams. The Commercial Finance Analyst will work closely with the Directors of Sales & Marketing as well as Account Management and new product development teams to drive understanding into profitability of the various product lines and marketing strategy around new product launches.
This individual will play a key role in supporting the negotiation of contracts by providing insightful analysis and MI to highlight the financial impacts of various pricing strategies as well as 'go to market' strategy for various new product launches across Europe. Therefore, this Commercial Finance Analyst position is a high profile role and will provide the incumbent with a fantastic opportunity to influence the strategy of the organisation.
In addition, the Commercial Finance Analyst will lead the long term strategic plan, monthly revenue forecasting and the periodic budgeting processes. Ultimately this individual will seek to improve understanding of the key drivers of the P&L in order to support the business to achieve the overall Net sales, Gross Profit and EBITDA targets. Alongside the core requirements of the role, the role holder will also be expected to proactively seek out improvements in processes, analysis, insightful reporting and identifying commercial opportunities.
The ideal profile will be a recently qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA) with transferable experience in a business partnering role. Exposure to the FMCG or Consumer sectors would be hugely advantageous.