Commercial Finance Business Partner

  • Location:

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Erin Wilson

  • Contact email:

    erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-14

​Altum Consulting are working exclusively with a fast-growth, US owned, FMCG business located in the heart of Amsterdam, to support their search in hiring an experienced Commercial Finance Business Partner into the team.

Our client is a multi-billion revenue business who have been experiencing double digit growth year-on-year. With an entrepreneurial mind-set, they have been successful in building an exciting brand and ambitious workforce.

This role will be located in the European HQ, Amsterdam and will have full business responsibility, acting as the main link point between Sales, Marketing and Finance.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for;-

  • Driving revenue and profitability for your business unit

  • Supporting commercial stakeholders such as Sales and Marketing Director, with important business decisions

  • Challenging and influencing decision making processes

  • Identifying and implementing continuous improvements of reports and processes

  • Analyse and challenge new business cases

  • Identifying new opportunities to increase ROI and analysing key data to track performance of new initiatives

  • Analysing and reporting on commercial activities such as;- promotions, pricing, rebates, competition, trend analysis, ROI, customer profitability etc

  • Interpret financial data into detailed presentations and/or reports for senior leaders to support long term growth plans

  • Supporting commercial teams with annual contract negotiations

  • Reviewing contracts & agreements with customers and suppliers

  • Supporting year end budget and forecasting processes

  • Variance analysis

  • Supporting annual audit preparation

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Masters degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or equivalent

  • Formal Accountancy qualification is highly desired (CA, RA, RC, CPA, ACA etc)

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience working within a similar finance related function

  • Ideally worked within the FMCG sector and an international environment

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to challenge and steer senior stakeholders

  • Ambitious and driven nature - proven ability to drive revenue and seek new opportunities

  • Analytical mind-set and able to interpret financial data into reports and presentations

  • Results driven

  • Knowledge of SAP and PowerBI as well as strong Excel skills

  • Fluency in English and German language skills are highly desired

This is a true commercial role working extremely close to the business and having a direct impact on the growth and performance of your business unit and business overall.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;- erin.wilson@altumconsulting.nl