Commercial Analyst (ACA/CIMA/ACCA, Manufacturing, FMCG) BLUC41326

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive Salary
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Analyst (ACA/CIMA/ACCA, Manufacturing, FMCG) BLUC41326

Thorpe Park, Leeds

Competitive Salary

The role will provide financial support and commercial decision making support to the sales and marketing teams across all channels. The role reports into the Senior Commercial Accountant and is a great chance to develop business partnering skills.

Our Client is looking for a capable individual with FMCG or Retail experience and a demonstrable record of adding value through analysis and business decision support.

The individual must be adaptable and happy with working in a very changeable environment (new systems implementation etc) with a relatively new team.  

Key Accountabilities include some of the following:

  • Providing financial advice in terms of Joint Business & Brand Plans, evaluating and scenario modelling commercial plans /proposals to gain approval.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting  
  • Performance analysis & commentary, attending team meetings and providing updates on financial results
  • Promotional evaluation, approval & accounting for Customer Spend
  • Continually improving methods & processes in reporting /analysis / commercial team support 

Skills and Attributes: 

  • Advanced Excel
  • Experience in commercial finance environment
  • Knowledge of Customer Spend management and promotional evaluation
  • Evidence of commercial awareness and an enquiring nature
  • Demonstrable ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to work flexibly as appropriate


  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified or part qualified Accountant

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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