Commercial Finance Analyst

Job details

Posted Tuesday 31 October 2023
Salary £40,000 - £45,000
Job type Permanent
Reference 2998
Recruiter Name Martin Lawrence
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Commercial Finance Analyst - Marlow - £40,000 - £45,000 plus benefits - hybrid-working

The Company:

A multi-billion dollar global FMCG company with several well-known brands

The Role:

As a Commercial Finance Analyst, you will take on a pivotal role in supporting the Sales team by overseeing monthly budgeting and forecasting activities. Your responsibilities will include conducting in-depth commercial analysis to fortify the decision-making process and challenging financial assumptions at the core of business forecasts.

  • Develop and manage monthly, quarterly, and annual budgeting and forecasting to bolster Sales initiatives.
  • Identify key risks in the business and implement strategies to enhance overall performance and resilience in the business.
  • Perform monthly sales and margin analysis, providing commentary on performance versus forecasts and prior years.
  • Inventory Analysis.
  • Assist the commercial team with financial modelling for promotions and campaigns, including the review and approval of pricing for deals, promotions, and new product introductions etc.
  • Assist with the production of monthly/annual budget packs to support the budget process.
  • Creating new reports and provide analysis to drive profitability and aid strategic decision-making.

About You:

  • Commercial Acumen: Strong awareness of commercial and business dynamics.
  • FMCG Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in a similar role within the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector.
  • Part-qualified ACCA, ACA, or CIMA.
  • ech Proficiency: Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly advanced Excel.