Role details

Commercial Analyst

Esher   •   £30,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Very well known FMCG Company
  • Must have previous experience!

About Our Client

My client is a global FMCG company, that is very well known.

Job Description

  • Provide analysis, decision support and recommendations for the Commercial team. For example, business plans, customer incentive schemes and assessing the pricing structure of ongoing business
  • The role requires an understanding of the markets in which the business operates and to keep abreast of any changes and the impact of such changes on pricing and promotional strategies
  • To propose and challenge changes to the annual terms offered to customers, which will encourage growth and increased profitability in the account.
  • Develop controls and procedures to ensure that all key issues are identified, communicated and captured.
  • Ensure that all variances to the forecasted commercial margin for selected customers are fully understood, explained and reconciled
  • Thoroughly investigate reasons behind volume and margin variances (e.g. changes in business terms, promotional rephrasing, increased/declined run rates) and provide value-added commentary
  • Check that discounts, volume uplifts and prices / turnover are captured correctly during promotions and correct if required
  • Assist with ad hoc forecast analysis as directed by the Manager
  • Support the finance team in presenting timely and accurate information to other areas of the business.
  • Responsible for analysing and challenging originators assumptions before submitting event for approval, having made amendments where agreed.
  • To deliver a variety of ad-hoc analysis supporting the decision processes entered into by the business.
  • Explain and distribute monthly reporting decks
  • Provide cover for the other members of the Commercial Finance team in their Absence.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be studying towards CIMA or ACCA

Have previous experience in similar role

Be within an hours commute

Have brilliant interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

£30-£35k + full study support as well as many other benefits!

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