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COMMERCIAL FINANCE DIRECTOR

HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

 COMMERCIAL FINANCE DIRECTOR 

Haddenham, UK

 

The individual is a key business partner to the commercial teams by facilitating actionable insights/analytics and sound decision-making that results in the achievement of the financial objectives of the business. The role includes frequent interaction with Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directing and overseeing all pricing procedures, analysis, and development. Assisting in development of pricing strategies that align to business targets. Participation in customer price negotiations. Ensuring adequate controls are in place over the customer contract/deal process and that they are in compliance with SOX and all legal requirements.

  • Developing staff and a successful team through active coaching and management of goals & objectives, aligning individual and organizational development (balanced with business) needs, deploying resources effectively, identifying and planning development opportunities, executing talent review process, identifying future talent and capability needs and prioritizing talent for leadership programs.

  • Directing the coordination and preparation of the long-term plan and annual budget process for the commercial areas. Presenting plans to Management identifying areas of focus and key drivers to ensure profitable growth.

  • Directing the commercial forecast process and providing value-added insights into the operating results of the business. Identifying and support actions in conjunction with business partners to meet financial targets in a flexible and agile manner.

  • Supporting key financial and business analysis relating to: portfolio profitability and key reporting metrics; pricing strategies & decisions; sales performance analysis; innovation analytics, commercial scorecarding and interpretation of results, marketing & promotion decisions (including ROI); and support SG&A analysis and investment decisions.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • BSc in Finance or Accounting.

  • Strong finance experience with proven senior level financial planning / analysis, commercial finance or accounting experience is required.

  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of financial and analytical techniques (including knowledge of critical business issues and interpreting their impact on financial results of the Division).

  • Need to understand trends in the industry, including external and internal factors affecting the business.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop and manage teams is required.

  • Ability to influence and interact effectively with all levels and areas of the organization.

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.

  • Solid knowledge of MS Excel, Power Point, and Word.

 

 

COMPANY

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.

 

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

 

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Shwartz.  

 

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

 

TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader, then please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job req. n°100221). 

 

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

 

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WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.