Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5,000 car + 10% bonus
Start Date: 18/07/2019
Reference: 14032379/001_1563811295
Contact Name: Oliver Summers
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2019 17:01

Job Description

This Commercial Finance Manager role will support the UK Commercial Finance Team to provide financial insight, robust control, meaningful insight and analysis. The successful candidate will partner with several areas of the business, notably Marking and Product Development, to challenge and enhance overall business performance.

Client Details

An FMCG business with a global presence, developing instantly recognisable brands and products.


Commercial Finance Manager Responsibilities:

  • Financial reporting and analysis of in year brand performance
  • Reporting, analysis, and control of Media and Consumer spend
    • Financial evaluation of NPD projects
    • Financial control of Media & Consumer spend
    • Responsibility for all Brand Financial Reporting (Brand P&Ls, Volume/Rate Analysis, Marketing Spend analysis, Brand Risks & Opps)
    • Responsibility for all Financial Analysis and evaluation (pre and post) on all elements of brand investment to maximise Return on Investment (ROI); promotion and pricing strategy, marketing investment, channel and distribution evaluation
    • Financial co-ordination of Brand strategic planning (developing 2 year financial plans) with commercial stakeholders

  • Key role in ensuring delivery of robust full year brand financial forecasts with clear visibility of risks and opportunities


The successful Commercial Finance Manager should possess:

  • Commercial Finance experience
  • Qualified Accountant 5+ years PQE minimum
  • SAP experience preferable
  • High level of Confidence
  • Strong Influencing and persuasive mind-set
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Strong commercial acumen

Job Offer

A competitive salary + car allowance + bonus, and a brilliant opportunity to development your professional career