Commercial Finance Analyst

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

Commercial Finance Analyst

Based:           Haddenham, United Kingdom

Contract:     15 months

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 Consumer Commercial Analyst to join our Haddenham office. Do you have a relevant experience in financial analyses in FMCG commercial area? 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 Partner with commercial to drive profit

  • Monitor and forecast detailed A&P plans for UK Consumer with Marketing
  • Work with Sales and category to monitor and forecast detailed Tailor-made promotional pricing plans for UK Consumer.
  • Review Tailor-made proposals and post audit for key customers
  • Prepare and manage Customer and Product Profitability. Provide guidance on life cycle management and customer Business plans partnering with NAMs

Business Improvements 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

Financial Reporting and Integrity

  • Preparation of month end actuals & to co-ordinate the preparation of the UK Consumer Monthly commercial reports
  • Preparation of UK Consumer monthly forecast Profit and Loss Statements down to NSV and A&P forecast
  • Provide monthly and quarterly bridges for corporate reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of UK Consumer Budgets & Strategic Plans Profit & Loss Statements
  • Review Balance Sheet accruals and ensure each entry supported with justification 


  • Relevant degree or equivalent Qualification;
  • Qualified CIMA, ACA or ACCA/French equivalent
  • Experience in FMCG environment imperative.
  • High level of Excel spread sheeting skills required and experience in TM1
  • Experience in liaising with non-financial personnel.
  • Experience working with Commercial teams (Sales, marketing and category).: 
  • Strong ability 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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