Commercial Finance BP

Date: 13-Nov-2020

Location: Weybridge, GB

Company: Accolade Wines

Enrich Your Everyday

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments through our amazing wine brands. It goes without saying  that everything we do as an organisation and as individuals is in service of fulfilling this purpose.
As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes loved brands such as Hardys, Grant  Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Petaluma, Banrock Station, Mud House, Jam Shed, Tatachilla, Brookland Valley and  many more.
The driving force behind our business is our people, their expertise, their passion and their professionalism. With over 1,400 dedicated employees in Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and North and South America, it is our teamwork that sets us

Commercial Finance Business Partner

Competitive salary dependent on experience plus excellent benefits and staff wine allowance.

About the role and location

We have an opportunity for a Commercial Finance Business Partner to join our Finance at our UK Head Office in Weybridge, close to the train and town centre, with free parking on site.

About the role- key accountabilities

    Working closely with Senior National Account Managers and National Account Managers, providing the financial input required to help them drive the business short and long term using internal and external data.
•    Producing and reviewing monthly analysis and commentary on customer’s performance.
•    Reviewing and financially challenging the annual Joint Business Planning submissions with the sales teams on customers of responsibility.
•    Assist the Finance Manager in improving JBP reporting for channel on a monthly basis.
•    Lead monthly channel team meetings from a finance perspective.
•    Providing ad-hoc decision support to the sales teams, analysing trading agreements and sales proposals with regards to profit and cash impacts.
•    Leading regular P&L reviews with Commercial team members, ensuring they have full understanding of their financials.
•    Developing “What if” scenarios and risk analysis to evaluate opportunities; evaluate alternative price/promotion scenarios to support commercial presentations to customers.
•    Assist in the Commercial Checkpoint cycle to improve business performance and drive achievement of strategic initiatives.
•    Assist the Finance Manager in delivering budgets and forecasts for customers within the UKIR region.
•    Co-ordinate and monitor risks and opportunities to the customer’s performance.
•    Assist cross functional teams in projects and their evaluations post completion.
Other Accountabilities
•    Act as a link to the business & other departments e.g. Demand Planning, Operations Finance for Decision Support
•    Liaise with PPA’s for improved promotional analysis in the region and challenge Sales leads on the effectiveness of promotional support

About you

You will be CIMA or ACCA qualified and Degree educated.
Ideally you will have 3+ years post qualification experience in a finance role and experience of providing Financial Business Partnering.
You will have the flexibility to work out of office hours to accommodate the occasional call with our Australian colleagues and have the ability to travel to The Park site near Bristol,  if required.

About the offer

In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including medical cover pension scheme and staff wine allowance.

If this sounds like your next role please click on the apply button.  The closing date for the vacancy is 26th November.

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