Commercial Analyst

Haddenham, United Kingdom
Competitive + Benefits
18 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Commercial Analyst

Based:           Haddenham, United Kingdom

Salary:           Competitive + Benefits

Do you want to save the world from boring food? Joins us and we will save you from boring work!

We are currently looking for a Commercial Analyst to join our Haddenham office. Do you find yourself well in a fast paced, international work environment?

If so, you might be the person we are looking for! Our growth starts with yours.


Business Partnering with commercial team to drive profit.

  • Monitor and explain financial performance for one of our business units
  • Prepare and manage customer and product profitability analysis and reporting. Provide guidance on life cycle management and customer business plans, partnering with NAMs
  • Control all aspects of pricing and promotional spend, including ROI and price modelling
  • Provide financial guidance to the commercial team

Provide support and cover for Business Partners working on Global customers.

  • Administer and update pricing models
  • Support Global reporting and analysis for some customers
  • Ensure that month-end processes are carried out, including rebate accruals and customer allowances

Business Improvement and special projects.

  • Work to improve core commercial finance processes
  • Ensure all processes are documented and Sarbanes Oxley compliant
  • Prepare ad hoc commercial project viability studies,


  • Relevant degree or equivalent Qualification;
  • Part/ newly qualified CIMA, ACA or ACCA/French equivalent
  • Experience in FMCG environment preferable.
  • High level of Excel skills required and preferably experience of TM1
  • Experience in liaising with non-financial personnel.
  • Capability to influence and challenge commercial team across category, marketing and sales
  • Ability to analyse complex data and convert into a simple story
  • Good relationship-building skills
  • Strong personal leadership, being able to work in a results-driven culture with big focus on execution
  • Self starter and able to engage with commercial teams.
  • Able to manage to deadlines.


Founded in Baltimore in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $4.8 billion in annual sales in 2017, the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures and food service businesses.

We have a passion for flavour. The company is serving customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and consumers can buy our brands in more than 135 markets and territories. Our industrial business flavours snacks, wraps, beverages and many other products for customers, which include global restaurant chains and leading food manufacturers.

With approximately 3,200 employees, the company has operations in 14 countries across the Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) Zone and serves customers in more than 25 markets through its consumer and industrial businesses. McCormick is present in key consumer markets with leading brands, including Schwartz in the UK (customize with local brand). McCormick EMEA Headquarters are in Haddenham (UK).

The company’s long-term goal is to grow sales by 4-6 % globally with three avenues: base business growth through continuous investments behind our brands, product innovations, expanded distribution and acquisitions.

Our growth starts with yours. For more than 125 years McCormick has developed a rich legacy based on our belief in the “Power of People”. We have created an unusually dedicated workforce by fostering a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 

As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce.


If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, please apply by clicking apply below.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader.

As an Equal Opportunities employer, McCormick is committed to a diverse workforce.

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