PQ Commercial Analyst - FMCG

Job Title: PQ Commercial Analyst - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Reference: BBBH60643
Contact Name: Rebecca O'ferrall
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 09, 2017 13:07

Job Description

Our client, an expanding and delicious Food Production Company, are seeking a Commercial Analyst to join the UK team.

The role reports directly into and supports the Commercial Finance Manager.

Your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Category, Brand, Customer & SKU profitability reporting & analysis
  • Pre & post promotional analysis
  • Retailer price trackers
  • Commodity and sales trackers
  • Monthly reporting with analysis and insight
  • Periodic review of the profitability model to ensure data is accurate.
  • Weekly reconciliation of sales between Cognos and NAV
  • New Product Development (NPD) costings.
  • Management of Customer Contracts - Accruals and rebates
  • Development of Cognos Business Intelligence to improve business analysis, insight & information availability
  • Liaise with Accounts Receivable & Payable to resolve issues and implement solutions for process improvement
  • Ad-Hoc requests from business stakeholders
  • Maintain focus on Finance and operate with a high level of Financial Control
  • To develop a strong relationship with Finance, Sales, Marketing and Category
  • Support and challenge Account Managers with the S&OP process.
  • Creating new finished goods codes
  • Work with Operations to ensure a quality service and accurate profitability measures
  • Liaise with National Accountant Managers and Execs to ensure all prices, overriders and rebates are recorded and accounted for correctly
  • Investigate and resolve price discrepancies / invoicing queries
  • Investigate and resolve historical audit charges

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Newly or part qualified (actively studying) Accountant
  • Similar finance role in Retail / FMCG food related business
  • Microsoft Navision, Cognos experience
  • Uses analysis to make logical and reasoned assumptions
  • Good business and commercial awareness
  • Challenging, enquiring mind who seeks to understand both the 'how' and the 'why'
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Proactive and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Communicates effectively and able to flex their style to match varying situations
  • Conscientious and willing to go the extra mile.

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