Commercial Finance Manager EMEA (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Pernod Ricard

  London, England

About the role

Supplying in depth, insightful commercial and financial reporting and analysis across our entire customer base and full P&L.

Reviewing and finalising of all PL’s for the markets within the PR EMEA TR region for reporting, estimates, budgets and strategic planning.

Completing commentaries for the Group (Monthly BU comments, Strategic Brand comments, full PL reporting)

Build budgeting & strategic planning process from a financial perspective through development of models and templates to ensure robust financial plans

Responsibility for providing accurate and effective financial information (restated from FX impact and perimeter impacts) to Executive team

Provide financial support to commercial and marketing teams as appropriate

Support and drive Revenue Growth agenda within TR EMEA

Key responsibilities

  • Be a Business Partner of commercial team and leading the financial analysis during annual client negotiations
  • Providing analytical support on ad hoc analyses that drive strategic and operational decisions
  • Coordinate commercial team and gain insight for the Budget, Latest Estimates, Risk & Ops and monitor/analyse key variances, whilst ensuring timely and accurate delivery
  • Be a key and active member of the Revenue Growth community across GTR and share best practices/implement new ideas through comparisons and exchanges with peers in other affiliates
  • Support Global projects on the Revenue Growth Agenda
  • Lead the Revenue Growth Management strategy within EMEA TR, working closely with GTR Revenue Growth community
  • Producing customer and promotional analysis to ensure profitability of the promotional offer activity
  • Build Risks & Opps for the local business as well as consolidating all submissions for the region
  • Analysis/review of brand P&L’s through global checks and bridges to explain any variances vs. LY, budget and latest re-forecasts
  • Develop and maintain reports, analyse complex information quickly, draw meaningful conclusions and provide synthetic financial analysis that enables the various departments (primarily Sales) to make appropriate business decisions
  • Dedicated and complex analytical (‘what-if’) support to the key stake holders to support decision making
  • Provide month-end variance analysis, leading 'deep dive' investigations into key emerging or unexplained trends feeding into the budgeting and forecasting cycles.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to streamline and improve efficiency of financial planning process, accuracy and assumptions that underpin forecasts
  • Work on Group projects from a financial perspective
  • Managing, coaching and developing direct reports (team of 4 analyst with different levels of seniority)

Key Relationships:

  • Executive Committee
  • Senior Commercial, Marketing and Operation managers
  • FP&A Managers in Asia and Americas for Global Travel Retail
  • GTR FP&A team
  • GTR Revenue Growth Team

About you

  • Previous experience in commercial finance / business partnering roles in a large company
  • Proficient with MS Office tools with mastery in Excel
  • Well-developed logical, analytical problem-solving skills
  • Exposure to multiple currency environment
  • A goal driven individual that is both an independent worker and a strong team player
  • Strong ethical framework, high personal integrity
  • Line management experience
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Systems: Hyperion and Essbase
  • Qualified (ACCA, CIMA, ACA) with post qualified experience
  • Degree calibre

About us

Pernod Ricard Travel Retail EMEA is a subsidiary of Pernod Ricard group, the world co-leader in wine and spirits with a global turnover of ca 9+ Billion Euros. Pernod Ricard Travel Retail EMEA sells and promotes Pernod Ricard brands in the Travel Retail channel (airports shops, cruise ships, ferries, border shops etc) across 25 markets in the Pernod Ricard EMEA TR region.

We are a convivial, passionate, entrepreneurial and dynamic company. The group has established a model that places consumers and shoppers at the centre of its entire strategic approach. Premium is the heartland of our business and one of the finest collection of drinks brands in the world we have earned the reputation for our unrivalled offering in premium spirits and wines brands that embody heritage, quality and provenance.

Our key brands include; Martell, Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Royal Salute, The Glenlivet, Aberlour, Absolut, Malibu, Kahlua, Beefeater, Havana Club, Ricard, Jameson, Jacob’s Creek, Campo Viejo, Brancott Estate, Mumm and Perrier- Jouet Champagne.


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