Commercial Finance Analyst

Location
Scotland, Glasgow
Salary
£36000 - £39000 per annum + Share Scheme, Product Allowance, Pension
Posted
15 Oct 2019
Closes
12 Nov 2019
Ref
14054361/001
Contact
Jonathan Crichton
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Sector
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, this role will provide key financial analysis and decision support to the EMEA team. As well as supporting the commercial direction of the team, this role is key in commercial forecasting and monthly performance evaluation.

Client Details

My client is a global drinks company with an HQ in Glasgow. They have some of the msot recognisable brand names in the drinks industry, and offer an exceptional package including career progression, a 12.30pm finish on a Friday & a terrific culture.

Description

  • Acting as the Finance business partner to the commercial teams, providing value-adding analytical support to aid decision making on areas such as route-to-market review, contract negotiation and new product launch
  • Leading pricing reviews including appropriate challenge to commercial teams as required
  • Undertaking profitability analysis to flag unusual trends and ensure optimal allocation of malt products
  • Carry out investment analysis including the tracking of spend and ROI
  • Preparing budget and forecasts whilst evaluating month end performance
  • Owning the review of month end results, highlighting risks and opportunities to forecast
  • Profile

    The successful Commercial Finance Analyst will have the following profile;

    • ACCA/ CIMA/ ICAS qualified
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • Track record of building relationships with stakeholders outwith finance
    • Ability to present to senior stakeholders
    • Problem solving skill set
    • Proactive approach to thinking about problems
    • Strong IT skills particularly excel and powerpoint
    • Ability to occasionally travel across the EMEA region

    Job Offer

    My client is prepared to offer the successful Commercial Finance Analyst the following package;

    • £36,000 - £39,000 (DOE)
    • Company will double pension contribution up to a maximum of 14%
    • Share save scheme
    • 37.5 hour week with a 12.30pm finish on a Friday
    • Life Assurance 8x salary
    • Share reward scheme
    • Employee product allocation
    • Private medical insurance
    • Excellent opportunities for career development