Senior Commercial Finance Manager - General Merchandise, Money and Mobile Business Partner

Posted 3 days ago by ASDA

About the Role

Asda's Commercial Finance team work closely with the Trading & Supply teams, supporting the strategic direction, decision making and providing insight into all aspects of commercial performance.

The primary role of the team is to develop and implement new projects and Business Intelligence innovations to create value for the business. There is a heavy focus on innovative thinking and providing insight and recommendations to the leadership team.

The team play key role in ensuring delivery of the trading plan through detailed category analysis on sales performance and active monitoring of margin, costs and inventory, working alongside the trading teams to implement action plans where required.

The Senior Manager, reports into the Senior Director for Food and GM Trading Finance and is accountable for leading the General Merchandise (GM) and Money & Mobile (MM) teams. The role has full accountability for a £1.5bn business unit, partnering the GM and MM teams and is an active member of both leadership teams.

This is a highly commercial and analytical role where you will require strong influencing and networking skills to work with all levels of the GM, MM and Finance teams. It's a great opportunity for an individual with lots of drive to develop their career in a high profile role.

About You

The successful candidate will be expected to use their accounting and data visualisation experience, analytical skills, commercial awareness and broader business network to understand trading performance, giving visibility of the right issues at the right time, stimulating strategic decision making, improving business performance and driving financial discipline. A confident and pro-active approach as well as strong interpersonal, communication and organisation skills will be key in building credible relationships and influence at all levels of the GM and Finance teams.

Your Benefits

The days of full time, fixed hours, stuck in the office in business dress are long gone! We strive to provide our colleagues the flexibility they need to juggle their job with life outside work. An inclusive, diverse culture is important to us and where it's possible we will consider part time or job share applications.

A competitive salary comes with an excellent benefits package including colleague discount, company share save scheme, a competitive pension, company bonus and many additional rewards!

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