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Commercial Finance Analyst

Employer
HARIBO UK
Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 22, 2024

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Job Role
Commercial Finance Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role: Commercial Finance Analyst



Location:
HARIBO Castleford (Hybrid working)- occasional travel may also be required

Working hours: 38



Salary:
Competitive

Position type: Permanent

We are on the hunt for an experienced ‘Commercial Finance Analyst’ to come and join our Finance team... this could be your opportunity to join the sweet life of HARIBO!

Within this role you will report directly into our ‘Head of Commercial Finance’ and work as part of a team of three, each supporting one of our core channels. To enable sugary success, you will act as a financial business partner to our Sales teams which will include providing valuable insights, analysis, and guidance on core business decisions. You will play an integral part within the HARIBO family by continuing to grow our key customers through new sales initiatives as well as launches of brand new HARIBO products.

How you’ll contribute to the mix:

This is a fantastic opportunity to add a sugar rush to your career and delve hand-first into a career with HARIBO.

- Acting as a strategic financial business partner to the Sales team; providing valuable insights and guidance on business decisions and quantifying key business drivers

- Using knowledge and judgement to provide input to the sales forecasts for your channel working closely with the wider business teams. Your understanding of the market, customer and HARIBO products will enable you to facilitate meaningful forecasts and executable actions with which to manage the business

- Acting as a Finance lead for key business growth strategies which will be instrumental in enabling understanding and scenario planning through best-in-class analysis

- Owning the financial appraisal of promotional and trade investment opportunities; ensuring compliance and control of corporate spend

- Ensuring accurate and timely management of the commercial month end process including reconciliation of trade spend accruals and cost centre accounting

- Developing systems and reporting to improve both the content of the standard reporting packs and the process of report production

- Completing ad hoc projects as required by the UK and Ireland business, along with requests for information from our German parent company

Can you supply our essential ingredients?

We are on the hunt for a qualified Accountant with previous commercial accounts experience... hitting our sweet spot? We would love to hear from you!

It is also essential that you’re a guru when it comes to excel and are not phased by handling large volumes of data. Furthermore, due to the nature of the role and the strong relationships required between various stakeholders across HARIBO; we are looking for an excellent communicator who is confident speaking to all levels within the business. Together, we are also looking for evidence that you can always maintain a professional and confident manner.

Do you pride yourself in portraying a flexible and positive can-do attitude and are easily motivated to achieve tight deadlines? this could be your opportunity to join the happy world of HARIBO. Furthermore, we are looking for a team player who isn’t afraid to get stuck in but also can confidently work independently.

What about systems experience? I hear you say... Movex/ M3 Software knowledge is highly desirable but not essential and not forgetting SAP too! Do you have German language abilities? How amazing, but again don’t worry this isn’t essential.

The extra sweet stuff:

- 31 days holiday; plus five bank holidays

- Market leading life assurance

- 6% pension (matched by HARIBO)

- Company mobile phone

- 20% discount in our stores

- Free onsite parking

- A supportive and dynamic induction period

If our sweet insights in this role have got you craving developing your career with HARIBO, why not apply today to join the mix!

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