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Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sam Mould

  • Contact email:

    samm@kennedypearce.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH291818_1614875467

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A leading food and drink brand are searching for a Finance Analyst to join their team

The role will involve partnering, preparing budgets and working closely with their Operations and Marketing departments and being their go-to finance person.

Duties of the role include:

Business Partnering:

  • Working closely with Senior Heads of a range of departments
  • Creating strategic and driven commercial plans in conjunction with said Department Heads
  • Being the lead on strategic projects and helping to implement them
  • Building and maintaining finance relationships with HQ
  • Involved in product and budget setting with teams providing finance expertise

Planning & Forecasting:

  • Leading monthly sales and operational planning review process
  • Contributes to high forecasting accuracy of business plans and estimates in addition to long-term forecasts
  • Co-ordinates Business Plan/Revised Estimate data collection
  • Consolidating department plans into overall business plan.
  • Prepares year to go monthly reforcast

Reporting & Analysis:

  • Preparation of weekly/monthly MI reports, analysis and insight in a highly detailed manner. Also involved in making improvements and harmonising
  • Assessing Investment evaluations and performance across a range of areas in great detail and providing commentary and expert opinion to validate
  • Establishing and tracking KPIs

Month-End:

  • Co-ordinate monthly accrual and provisions process
  • Ensure all systems are reconciled
  • Ownership of Balance sheet ledgers, Stock and Trade Marketing Assets

This fantastic role is looking for someone either part or newly ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified. Someone who has 3 years experience in a highly commercial finance role within an established brand, preferably in FMCG. The ideal applicant will be driven, personable, a strong communicator and have a strong track record of building relationships between finance and other business departments.

On offer is a competitive salary, a range of additional benefits including a company phone, 25 days annual leave, a generous pension and a lucrative bonus.


Apply today for this fantastic role.

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