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Commercial Finance Manager

Sainsbury UK
Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance is at the heart of our decision making and we would love you to join our Finance team and make a difference to our organisation.

We have a breadth of commercial Finance opportunities, whether it is supporting our 600+ supermarket estate, 800+ Convenience estate, 1000+ Argos locations or our Online business we are passionate about our Finance colleagues being a business co-pilot to the divisions that they support.

We work at pace to generate insight and ensure decisions are supported by data, a finance mission that spans across all of our roles, whether this be in our trading finance teams, strategy finance teams or analysing investment appraisals.

We stand behind our commitments in our sustainability plan and in finance we play a key role supporting our 'plan for better' initiatives, reviewing business cases and ensuring we control our spend in the areas that will make the biggest difference. Our priority is to deliver improved returns across all of our brands within the business, Nectar, Argos, TU and Habitat to name a few.

We have a breadth of exciting projects for you to get involved in, from Supply Chain and Logistics Finance, Marketing Finance, Tech Finance, New business Finance, the opportunities are endless.

It is our people that make a difference which is why work-life balance is important to us. We offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.

About you:

Most importantly we want you to be your true self, we are passionate about diversity and inclusion and ensuring you bring the best version of yourself to Sainsburys.

To make a difference you will be an effective communicator, influencer and challenger with senior stakeholders including audiences of varying financial and commercial acumen.

You will be comfortable working with ambiguity and comfortable with change, working at pace to deliver outcomes.

You will build solid relationships with stakeholders at all levels and lead by example, supporting peers, coaching others to do the best for the brand and the finance community.

You will be proactively curious, ask the right questions and drive insight to support business decisions presenting information in a simplified manner.

You will have a strong eye for detail and a passion for accuracy, be highly numerate and a proven history of effective prioritisation with the ability to push back where appropriate.

A professional Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) is important to us so you can hit the ground running to help meet our objectives and goals.

What's next?

If this excites you and you have the skills, we are looking for then we would love to hear from you. Our recruitment team will review your experience and skills and will be in touch to get to know you better and arrange for you to meet our Head of Finance team. We will discuss your experience and your motivations through a competency-based assessment and look for suitable opportunities in the Finance Division where you can thrive and be part of something special.


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