Responsible for accurate financial control, budgeting, business analysis and financial forecasting from quarterly to 5 year plans
Finance representative on the key leadership Teams; Financial support to Commercial Manager
Provide decision support and provide high-value adding services to influence and support management decisions in order to drive profitable business growth e.g. ROI analysis, brand profitability, opportunities for value creation, review and optimisation of commercial deals etc
Performance Management: own various management information reports for all territories.
Ensure robust month end processes are in place to deliver timely and accurate management information. Provide insight on drivers of financial performance and suggest corrective actions where needed. Ensuring month end reporting and rebate
Financial Planning: deliver robust financial forecasts, based on clear business assumptions for the business. Lead the co-ordination and presentation of the cluster plans - including target setting, budget, forecasting.
Provide long term financial planning for long term sales forecast and business cases.
Demand Planning: working with Commercial and Supply Chain to drive forecast accuracy of 36 month rolling forecast.
Cost Control: deliver tight cost control and drive OPEX forecast accuracy. Penetrate spend and identify cost saving opportunities / optimised resource allocation. Run monthly budget reviews with cost centre owners.
Ad hoc analysis and project support.
Occasional travel may be required to fulfil these responsibilities.
Fully qualified (3-5 yrs PQE) from a FMCG / Medical / Pharma
Degree level education or equivalent
IT literate (SAP, Excel, Databases, PowerPoint)