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Senior Commercial Finance Manager

  1. Greene King
  1. Full time
  2. Bury St Edmunds

Abbot House,Bury St Edmunds,IP33 1QT

Competitive Salary + Bonus + Car

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Company Description

As a Senior Commercial Finance Manager your role will play a critical role in the Brewing & Brands division of Greene King, central to setting on trade sales strategy, supporting pricing decisions and revenue management, while standing shoulder to shoulder with the business, influencing senior stakeholders as we supply around 6,000 customers. All while motivating and inspiring a team of 3 direct reports. 

This role provides the opportunity to work in a fast-paced commercial facing role within an established forward-thinking business.  This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a great team on a hybrid working basis (50% office based/50% home working) from our Bury St Edmunds offices.

Join us at Greene King the country's leading pub company and brewer, where our mission is to pour happiness into lives and become the pride of great British hospitality. We have something special, deeply rooted in our 220-year brewing and pub history, creating the business we are proudly known for today. Still today our 39,000 strong team are the guardians of what’s wholly British, the pub experience.

Additional Information

We’re all about rewarding our team’s hard work, that’s why…

You’ll receive a competitive salary, pension contribution as well as:

  • The chance to further your career across our well-known brands – as one of the industry's top apprenticeship providers, we can provide training and development at each level of your career. 
  • Discount of 33% for you and 15% for your loved ones on all of our brands – so you enjoy your favourite food and drink at a discount.
  • Free employee assistance program – mental health, well-being, financial, and legal support because you matter!
  • Discount of 50% for you and 25% for your loved ones at our Greene King Inns and hotels. – so you can enjoy a weekend away without breaking the bank.
  • Refer a friend – who do you know who could be interested in a new role? When they are placed, you could receive £1,500 for referring them!
  • Wagestream – access your wage before payday for when life happens.
  • Retail discounts – Receive up to 30% off at Superdrug, exclusive discounts with three mobile along with many more…

Job Description

Your role as Senior Commercial Finance Manager

  • A central figure in the setting of, and adherence, to the on trade sales strategy
  • A key member of the on trade management team
  • Budget setting, forecasting (in period forecasts & mid year forecast) & risks & opportunities schedule
  • Leading on trade period end review and sign off of results
  • Production of on trade periodic performance pack
  • Preparation of weekly trading summary with commentary to be shared with multi-level stakeholders
  • Commercial modelling on new business proposals, liaising with sales & marketing functions
  • Providing financial input to Free Trade revenue management through controls, processes and review
  • Manage the end-to-end Free Trade price increase process, as required, from planning and pre-analysis through to post-implementation review.
  • Leading the internal transfer pricing process to Greene King Managed & Tenanted pubs
  • Attendance of monthly on trade management meeting to present results and shape actions to drive performance
  • Multi-level stakeholder management within finance and wider business
  • Line management of 3 direct reports (1 x Senior Finance Analyst, 2 x Assistant Analysts)
  • Support the Head of Commercial Finance as required


What you’ll bring… 

  • Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with meaningful post qualified experience
  • Positive and proactive with a passion to develop personally and support company growth.
  • Professional in demeanour and able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
  • An effective communicator and influencer, with the ability to build strong working relationships and present financial information to financial and non-financial senior management.
  • Flexible and adaptable to business change and fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Problem solving skills, including taking ownership of problems through to resolution.
  • Highly motivated - able to use own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • An excellent approach to customer service with the ability to manage expectations and conflicting priorities of key stakeholders.
  • Experience working in Hospitality, Retail or FMCG is desirable.


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