Commercial Finance Manager - Online / Ecommerce

Asda House - Leeds

Employer: Asda

Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits

Reference: 46989/413

Date added: 1 day ago

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The UK market for Online Grocery has seen unprecedented growth this year with market penetration doubling from 7% to 14%. The strategic intent of Asda is to continue to grow its Online Grocery business and deliver sustainable growth in this channel. Do you want to be part of this journey?

The Commercial Finance Manager is at the heart of the Online Business, partnering the team to develop plans, offering insight and making commercial recommendations that supports the continued growth

Your Role 

The Commercial Finance Manager is at the heart of the Online Business, partnering the team to develop plans, offering insight and making commercial recommendations that supports the continued growth

You will be responsible for supporting and challenging the Online Grocery business and driving the delivery of commercial performance both tactically in year and over a multi-year horizon. This will include involvement in the financial planning and forecasting process and providing support and input to business cases.

A key part of the role will be the ability to provide insight/analysis and make commercial recommendations that unlock value. You will be a self-starter in this regard with an inquisitive mind-set that looks for opportunities and drives the delivery of them. You will utilise data visualisation tools (e.g. Power-Bi).

There will be a strong focus on relationship building, both inside your team and with the wider business. To partner effectively with the Online Grocery Team you will need to be build strong, lasting relationships and be confident to influence and challenge when required.

About you

You'll be a qualified accountant with a successful track record in commercial finance / business partnering. You will need to have excellent analytical capabilities, a high level of commercial acumen and the confidence and ability to communicate complex matters simply and effectively to your stakeholders. The ability to act independently and identify opportunities that unlock value will be essential. Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.

Ideally CIMA qualification with at least 3-5 years PQE (ACCA, ACA or MBA qualified also considered)
Commercial Finance experience
Evidence strong analytical skill / with examples of value created from commercial recommendations
Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.
Senior Stakeholder Management experience

If flexible working is important to you, then look no further! At Asda, we are proud of our culture and our commitment to flexible working. This role is based at Asda House, Leeds with the flexibility to work from home 2-3 days per week

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;-

£5,700 company car or car allowance plus discretionary company bonus
Company pension up to 7% matched
10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards.

We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves.

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