Sainsbury's

Finance Manager - Supplier Planning

Recruiter
Sainsbury's
Location
London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
09 Dec 2023
Closes
16 Dec 2023
Ref
300019285059191
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Manager
Job Description

What you need to do
  • Support the wider Supplier Planning team as we shape and develop our approach to Branded and Own Label Supplier Planning
  • Partner with Finance and Non-Finance stakeholders and provide decision-making support and constructive challenge that enable us to grow sales, improve margin, and drive cashflow
  • Drive insight and analytical support on Supplier Planning activity, including scenario modelling and analysing negotiation outcomes to understand the financial impact of commercial negotiations
  • Provide constructive challenge to ensure that we set appropriate targets, provide robust financial modelling to support decisions, deliver against our plans, and realise negotiated benefits
  • Communicate project progress, financial benefits, or outcomes pertinent to this area.
  • Ensure that we remain compliant to all relevant financial accounting standards as well as the Grocery Supply Code of Practice
What does success look like
  • Develop an in depth understanding of commercial levers relevant to the buying area
  • Partner the business to drive improved financial outcomes enabled through analysis, insight and decision support
  • Ensure that target benefits are agreed and understood, and tracking is in place to understand benefit realisation
  • Share best practice and insight as we increase our understanding of the economics of our Supply base and develop our toolkit in support of Branded and Own Label models
  • Ensure we operate within a strong controls environment and are compliant with GSCOP
  • Deliver business outcomes without compromising our values, and make Finance a great place to work
What you need to know and show
  • Qualified accountant -CIMA/ACCA/ACA [desirable but not essential]
  • Self-motivated team player, able to work autonomously, prioritise and solve problems
  • Live our valued behaviours; 'Own it', 'Make it Better' and 'Be human'
  • Immerse yourself within the category team, build relationships and understand the respective priorities of the cross-functional teams (Buying, Supply Chain, Ranging, Category planning, Technical, Innovation, Finance, Plan for Better and Packaging teams)
  • Applies experience working in large FMCG, Food or Retail business and an understanding of Commercial Margin levers and Food Supplier business models to create value for the business
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders. Very good networking and partnering skills
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