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Head of Commercial Finance - DACH

  • Location: Munich
  • Salary: Up to €110000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Senior Finance
  • Contact: Graham Thornton
  • Contact Email: gt@cedarrecruitment.com
  • Start Date: 29/01/2021
  • Expiry Date: 02 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000008877_1622639989

Head of Commercial Finance - DACH

Circa €110,000 + bonus etc

Munich, Germany (flexible)

FMCG sector

This global FMCG business 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 with 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 business 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
  • Key support to new product and territory launches

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Fluent English speaker with ideally German
  • In-depth finance business partnering experience, having supported senior commercial stakeholders to improved business growth and profitability
  • 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 a minimum of 2 days per week

This is a high profile position within an agile an dynamic organisation that consistently rewards success in role.