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Head of Commercial Finance - DACH

Head of Commercial Finance - DACH

  • Location

    Germany

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €80000 - €90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Graham Thornton

  • Contact email:

    gt@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008877_1611931216

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-28

  • Startdate:

    29/01/2021

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Head of Commercial Finance - DACH region

Circa €90,000 + bonus

(dependent on experience)

Munich, Germany

FMCG sector

This global FMCG busines has an essential and positive impact on the lives of its consumers, providing invaluable products to aid health and well-being.

Due to its ongoing success and continued growth, the new position of Head of Commercial Finance has been created.

In this high profile role, you will:

  • Partner the DACH regional senior leadership team including MD and Commercial Director
  • Play a key role in defining the long term strategy and translating this into the short, medium and long term financial and non-financial targets and KPIs
  • Drive improved understanding of busines performance
  • Create insightful, business critical analysis and recommendations on performance and growth plans
  • Support the business on pricing strategies, tender processes, wholesaler negotiations
  • Deliver insightful analysis on sales and marketing activity, including advertising and promotions and sales force effectiveness
  • Produce manufacturing cost analysis and the use of an effective standard costing model

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Fluent German and English speaker
  • In-depth finance business partnering experience, having supported commercial stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a product led sector involving a fast moving supply chain, i.e., FMCG, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical or similar
  • Highly impressive communication skills
  • Able to be based in Munich 2-3 days / week