Excellent opportuntity for commerical focused finance professional, working in a fast growth global business.
A Global manufacturing and production business, achieving on-going growth and a strong performance in their field. Based in Hertfordshire, the business are looking for commercial, ambitious and motivated individuals who want to be a key part in a vibrant and dynamic business. This is a highly commercial and business facing opportunity that will give the successful candidate the ability to work with key senior stakeholders
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
Building strong and trusting relationships with key internal partners
Providing key financial analysis, reports and information to stakeholders, identifying opportunities and risk and providing recommendations to support decision making
Evaluation of investment & promotional mechanics (in conjunction with Trade Marketing & Sales teams)
Monitoring of trade investment against strategy and targets set
Trade margin monitoring
Regular forecast coordination and monitoring
To monitor, evaluate and analyse the profitability of key customers and the total UK Business
To support the UK Business to ensure it has an effective annual budget with clear assumptions and drivers, backed up with high quality analysis
Preparation, analysis and reporting of business profitability via analysis of the forecast
Highlight key issues in current and future forecasted performance versus target and report this to Management
Responsible for liaising with the sales team to analyse and evaluate trade agreements and business plans
The ideal candidate will identify with the following characteristics;
Have strong analytical skills and good attention to detail
Be a strong communicator and influencer with appreciation for different cultures
Have the confidence to drive change and challenge 'norms'
You will demonstrate ambition and take pride in your work
You will have good commercial acumen with strong consumer insight skills
Be pro-active, enthusiastic and ambitious with the drive to develop your career
Be hard working and actively take on more responsibility
FMCG sector experience is highly desirable
Competitive salary and benefits package available.