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Senior Finance Analyst - Global FMCG Business

Employer
Wayman Group
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Senior Finance Analyst - Global FMCG Business



Location:
Central London


This opportunity is working for a well-established and successful Global FMCG business with a brilliant brand in the sector and a very exciting strategy for the future. You will be a crucial member of the Finance team, reporting into the Senior Commercial Finance Manager. The UK&I finance team plays a critical role in financial management of the business and delivery of the growth strategy. The role of the Senior Finance Analyst is to lead the provision of brand performance analysis and high-quality FP&A, working in partnership with the Commercial and Marketing teams, to inform and influence business decision-making.

In addition, to play a key role in driving the mission of the UK&I Finance team to embed an analytical, data-led, profit-driven mindset within the business, supported by BI systems development and accurate and timely financial information. You will also be the lead point of contact for the Central FP&A and Operations / Supply Finance teams, with a clear mandate to drive improvements in process and reporting insight. This role comes with a very competitive salary, bonus, benefits and a clear path to progression.

Role

Responsibilities:

  • Lead on business planning and mid-year forecasting processes, coordinating interfaces between the UK&I business teams, finance team and the Central FP&A team to produce fully appraised plans
  • UK&I Finance team lead for FP&A, responsible for leading the UK&I month-end process and production and coordination of all reporting deliverables to the Central FP&A team and International Leadership Team
  • Brand Finance lead for a specific product, working closely with the commercial and marketing teams to develop value-additive expertise on brand health, distribution and investment opportunities and product channel performance
  • Support the Senior Commercial Finance Manager in building deeper insight into Trade Spend with retailers and working closely with the Revenue Growth Manager to maximise spend effectiveness
  • Support the Finance Director in working closely with the Europe Product Supply Finance team to understand drivers of variances in UK&I Cost of Goods Sold, including production volumes, overheads allocations and supply efficiency targets
  • Lead on key reporting improvements, including opportunities for automation, new data and insights, and development of BI dashboards
  • Work proactively to improve business understanding of brand performance across both brands including brand profitability, margin performance, consumption analysis and marketing efficiency and ROI
  • Provide support to the Finance Director and Senior Commercial Finance Manager, as required, in areas such as new business evaluations and decision reports, new product value-chain analysis, marketing ROI appraisals and capex appraisals
  • Provide analysis, as required, to the Sales, Marketing, Customer teams to support strategic planning and spend decisions


Candidate Requirements:
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified professional
  • Experience working within either FMCG/Retail/Food/Drinks businesses a preference
  • FP&A/Commercial Finance/Business Partnering experience
  • An excellent communicator with the ability to tell a story and go beyond the analysis
  • Experience working with non-finance staff and ability to explain financial data to them


Company Information

Wayman Finance is a specialist recruitment agency with over 20 years’ experience within the Finance field. We’ve worked hard to establish our reputation with our clients as one of the most reliable Finance and Accounting agencies in London through our core values of honesty and customer excellence.

Application

To be considered for this Senior Finance Analyst position please forward a CV as soon as possible

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