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Commercial Finance Manager

Closing: May 20, 2024

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Published: May 8, 2024 (18 days ago)

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Knowledge / Qualifications/ Technical/ Professional experience:

  • Self-starter with 8+ years of practice or industry experience in a multinational/ FMCG with a focus on commercial finance, pricing and revenue management.
  • B.Sc. Accounting, Business Administration, Banking & Finance/ Finance related discipline
  • ACA/ACCA/CPA/CISA/CIA qualification required
  • Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in Excel; experience with ERP system is a plus.
  • Well-developed corporate communication skills
  • Experience of interfacing with senior management
  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong behavioural and interpersonal skills


Responsibilities

Knowledge / Qualifications/ Technical/ Professional experience:

  • Self-starter with 8+ years of practice or industry experience in a multinational/ FMCG with a focus on commercial finance, pricing and revenue management.
  • B.Sc. Accounting, Business Administration, Banking & Finance/ Finance related discipline
  • ACA/ACCA/CPA/CISA/CIA qualification required
  • Strong financial modelling skills and proficiency in Excel; experience with ERP system is a plus.
  • Well-developed corporate communication skills
  • Experience of interfacing with senior management
  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Strong behavioural and interpersonal skills


  • Delivery of budget across all key finance metrics.
  • Provide insights and recommendations to optimize pricing, promotions, and product mix to drive delivery of price mix and RGM initiatives
  • With Commercial and portfolio expansion in line with the growth ambitions. 
  • Reduce debt and stock levels, Full NWC reconciliation and drivers monthly. 
  • Enhance efficiency of Internal Business Planning process to deliver efficient Commercial Planning. 
  • Strong Understanding of FMCG industry dynamics, market trends and competitive landscape
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make data driven decisions.
  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness on the Commercial Finance Reporting to the HOD &MD
  • Ensure useful outcome from the Market Visits (monthly report to the Commercial HOD’s and regularly assess the quality of the market data used for Commercial decisions (marketing research, Credit limits vs sales vs DSO, stock availability, etc.) 
  • Deliver overheads optimisations initiatives in line with budget. 
  • Drive efficiency of promotional spend – ensure accuracy and timelines on the commercial finance reporting to CFO 
  • Support delivery of Audit plan (Internal and external) – ensure timely management review, input and action plans 
  • Ensure Internal audit plans are applied/ timelines in the contribution for external audit


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