Commercial Finance Manager
Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Location: London (REMOTE)
Level: Experienced Professional (QUALIFIED)
Appointment Type: Contract (INSIDE IR35)
Rate: GBP500 per day
Longbridge are currently working with a leading FMCG company looking to hire a Commercial Finance Manager. Based in London and reporting the Senior Commercial Finance Manager, the CFM is required to report and control the results of the New Categories (NC) Limited risk distribution (LRD) model Nicoventure Trading Limited (NVT) for ENA (Europe) region and to support operationalising and governance of ENA region markets.
This is a 6M FTC (inside IR35) and is to start ASAP. The Finance team are currently working remotely so applicants are welcome to apply from out of London. There is an option to attend their London offices if office-based working is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be Qualified ACCA, ACA, CIMA, FCA, FFCA or equivalent with a good understanding of group and corporate finance principles, ability to deliver commercial insights in a rapidly evolving area of the business.
SAP experience - desirable
FMCG experience - desirable
Job purpose and deliverables
*MOPE and reporting completed by profit centre for PL, BS and CF with analysis and commentary.
*Full adherence to Group (IBPM) timetable requirements.
*Managing the adherence to governance - the management reporting team should work with end market Finance to ensure that LRD governance requirements are adhered to. This includes review of board notes and ensuring that the impact to NVT of any commercial decisions is supportable and articulated to the board. Examples include TP changes, cycle changes, pricing, device discounting, stock write offs.
*Production of market insight for the NVT board reporting.
*Review and control of NC PL items to ensure that items charged from markets to NVT are aligned with distribution and marketing and services, including any required recharges.
*Establishing and maintaining management reporting structures for LRD export profit centres to ensure consistency in reporting.
*To become the regional and functional cost corporate finance support - being involved in business review meetings etc to react with speed to changes in those area.
*To notify Corporate Finance Team of any initiatives that could require accounting consideration as part of statutory reporting.
*To seek opportunities to increase effectiveness and efficiency of the Corporate New Categories reporting within NVT.
*Appreciation of taxation consequences as part of financial reporting would be useful: particularly transfer pricing.
*Ability to manage a high volume of data and present in a simple, innovative and impactful way using all current systems to simplify and automate information management. ie SAP/BI/BPC.
*BPC/SAP experience (or any other EPR equivalent)
*Ability to identify process and reporting improvements and proactively implement solutions.
*Ability to work independently managing stakeholders across a wide range of location and markets.
*Works as an effective Business Partner with a collaborative and flexible style. The role will require integration with Commercial Finance, R&D Finance and Operations Finance.
*Strong communication and inter-personal skills are required to influence and challenge.
More details surrounding the company and benefits will be provided.
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