Commercial Finance Business Partner

  • Location:Maidenhead
  • Job Industry:Accountancy
  • Reference:SD198
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Skills:Commercial Finance Business Partner
  • Salary:£55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

An International FMCG business is currently experiencing exponential growth and is looking to expand their Commercial Finance team. My client is currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Business Partner reporting into the Head of Commercial Finance. The role and business offer excellent hybrid options and excellent progression opportunities for the right individual.


  • Brand, product category and product reporting – sales (volume & mix), cost, margin.
  • Analyse and report on brand profitability.
  • Sales reporting and analysis for senior level stakeholders.
  • Analysis of KPI reports including channel, customer, product profitability providing investigation and commentary on variance to plan for a range of senior Directors.
  • Month end commentary and analysis of sales and margin comparisons to budget and prior year, liaison with Commercial team to understand/challenge and draw insight on performance, risks and opportunities
  • Robust commercial, trend and business analysis across customer, categories & products
  • Interpretation of large stack quantitative and qualitative data, provide meaningful insight to drive action in conjunction with the Commercial Director and commercial teams
  • Ensure complex information and data is turned into clear and digestible information
  • Support decision making across the commercial teams with insightful and accurate recommendations
  • Monitor, analyse and evaluate promotional and marketing spend vs sales growth and net margin across channels and customers
  • Responsible for setting up, maintaining, and auditing contract pricing and bespoke promotions file
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining customer terms & overriders tracker by account
  • Taking a lead role in the budgeting and forecasting process working with commercial and finance teams
  • Work closely with Finance team to ensure accurate allocation of deductions, understanding drivers of distribution,
  • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their team
  • Support the planning and budgeting process around production, distribution, costing and purchasing.
  • Highlight future performance concerns and opportunities and take a lead role in planning commercial activities required to remediate any gaps to target.


  • Finance professional with significant qualified experience; FMCG experience preferred
  • CIMA / ACA/ACCA preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to influence at all levels

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