Uncork your Potential
We have an opportunity for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join our small and friendly Finance Team at our UK Headquarters – Thomas Hardy House in Weybridge.
Drawing on a proud heritage with one of the first wineries established in Australia, Accolade Wines has evolved into a global wine company with some of the world’s best-known brands sold in over 100 countries, including Australia, the UK, Mainland Europe, the US, South America, Canada, South Africa, Japan and China.
The business is the number one wine company by volume in the UK and Australia, with a portfolio of brands ranging from the historic Hardys through to Kumala, the number one South African wine brand in the UK.
About the role...
This is a busy role in a fast paced environment. Reporting to our Commercial Finance Manager you will be responsible for management accounting and reporting for customers within the Multiple Grocer segment. This role also includes business partnering our sales team. You will also assist our Commercial Finance Manager in decision support for the UK and Ireland commercial teams. You will be the link to our business and other departments including Demand Planning and Operations Finance for decision support. Your key responsibilities include:
Assisting our National Account Managers and providing financial input to evaluate business opportunities using internal and external data
Producing monthly analysis and commentary on our channels performance
Assisting our sales team in the building of joint business plan models and assessing new product development opportunities
Assisting in the preparation and presenting for monthly channel team meetings from a finance perspective
Analysing trading agreements and sales proposals for profit and cash impacts
Preparing budgets and forecasts for our Multiple Grocer customers
Providing support to our Finance Manager by assisting in projects and other ad hoc work
This role offers great personal development and career progression.
It’s important that you are ACCA or CIMA qualified with experience of working as a management accountant. You’ll have great analytical skills and ensure accuracy in everything you do and have experience of working in a finance function. A background in manufacturing and knowledge of JDE, Demantra and Cognos would be ideal but not essential. You’ll enjoy analysing data and will have advanced excel skills. You’ll have a strong character and won’t be afraid to challenge your colleagues in sales or look for a better way of doing things. This role involves occasional travel (once per quarter) to our Accolade Park site in Bristol.
Sound like your kind of drop?
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a fantastic range of benefits including private medical cover, pension scheme, retail discounts and a staff wine allowance.
Our Weybridge office has a free staff car park, is easily accessible by public transport and Weybridge Train Station is local in addition to being close to local shops and amenities.