Commercial Finance Business Parter - FMCG
Global FMCG business based near Weybridge is recruiting a Commercial Finance Business Partner.
The role directly supports marketing and commercial decision making.
My client is a global FMCG business based near Weybridge.
Own the Trade spend and A&P line of the P&L and provide clarity to Europe Leadership team on
actual and forecast positions
Drive business profit by maximising the effectiveness of trade spend across the Europe customer
Ensure that revenue data in the Sales reporting systems is reflective of market activity
Maintain effective pricing governance principles to ensure spend is consistent to both stated
guidelines and forecasted levels
Raise pricing acumen across Europe business, providing coaching and development around pricing
principles and levers to sales and finance teams
Responsible for producing robust revenue forecasts for budgeting and long term business plans
Reporting revenue performance against forecast, explaining variance and highlighting risks and
Develop the revenue model and accompanying modelling suite to ensure they continue to meet
Effectively engage stakeholders across the business that are responsible for driving revenue
Designing KPIs to measure the success of revenue generative initiatives against the benefits
included in the forecast
Supporting the analysis and reporting requirements of departments responsible for delivering
revenue generative initiatives
Maintain monthly reporting and analysis for Marketing & Category Development alongside managing
a month end process.
Be responsible for the reporting of marketing investment in the Europe business, including accruals
& prepayment investigation & reconciliation
Work closely with Marketing team to drive effectiveness of spend via robust marketing return on
Provide recommendations to drive efficiencies from spend including marketing procurement
Guide commercial teams on the optimal allocation of A&P for brands & channels in Europe, as well
as the types of investment based on the brand objectives
Provide ad-hoc decision support to business partners in Marketing including analysing NPD/product
proposals with regards to profit and cash impacts, as required to help drive the business short and
Strategic post-reviews of NPD and ensure insights are shared
To be considered you will be a commercial finance business partner with strong Excel modelling skills. You will have experience within the FMCG or similar, consumer focused business.
Salary of £65,000 plus £6,500 car allowance and excellent benefits including bonus