Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Description

  A unique business partnering opportunity for an ambitious, outgoing and passionate newly qualified to move into a commercial role gaining both FMCG & private equity exposure - a genuine career building role!

 Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager you will be responsible for management accounting and reporting for customers; working closely and collaboratively with the business. support for the commercial teams. As the link to business and other departments including Demand Planning and Operations Finance, you will play an active role in decision support. Your key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in providing financial input to evaluate business opportunities using internal and external data

  • Producing monthly analysis and commentary on our channels performance

  • Assisting our sales team in the building of joint business plan models and assessing new product development opportunities

  • Assisting in the preparation and presenting for monthly channel team meetings from a finance perspective

  • Analysing trading agreements and sales proposals for profit and cash impacts

  • Preparing budgets and forecasts for our customers


This visible role offers great personal development and career progression in a truly fast paced commercial environment and where you will be actively encouraged to challenge the norm, instigate improvements and volunteer fresh ideas. From the get go you will be actively involved in presenting to the business and the SMT.

About you

ACCA or CIMA newly qualified with experience of working as a management accountant. You’ll have great analytical skills and ensure accuracy in everything you do and have experience of working in a finance function. A background in manufacturing and knowledge of JDE, Demantra and Cognos would be ideal but by no means essential. You’ll enjoy analysing data and will have advanced Excel skills.  You’ll have a strong character and won’t be afraid to challenge your colleagues in sales or look for a better way of doing things.

We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive, if you have not heard from us within 10 days, your application has not been successful on this occasion. However, please do continue to apply for jobs advertised by Walker Dendle.