Commercial Controller

London (Central), London (Greater)
10 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Job Function
Financial Controller
Full Time
Contract Type

Beiersdorf is today a global skin care company with more than 150 affiliates and over 17,000 employees worldwide. Our international success is founded on strong brands in all the relevant skin care categories. In the UK our success is with our Nivea, Eucerin & Elastoplast brands. The Beiersdorf vision is to be number one in skin care worldwide. We strive for sustainable growth and want to further increase profitability. Key to our success is our people; who have a passion for our consumer brands, products and exhibit limitless entrepreneurial drive and resilience to help us to exceed our goals.

The Role…

Your role will be to business partner with the Sales team to understand their customers financials, sales & profitability, paying particular focus on trade terms conditions and promotional spend

You will be responsible for initiating actions with the Sales team, challenging and supporting them in their business decision making process.

You will also challenge and support the wider UK Business to ensure it has an effective and understood annual business plan with clear assumptions and drivers, backed up with high quality analysis.

What we expect from you…

You will be degree educated and CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified. You will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Analytical & Finance expertise
  • Project management skills
  • Fluent English
  • Systems savvy
  • Excellent at relationship building
  • Strong commercial and customer sense
  • Cross functional process understanding
  • High energy level
  • Lighthouse mentality (ability to challenge, go into conflict but maintain relationship, stay calm under pressure)

What can you expect from us…

Beiersdorf is known for its friendly, supportive and highly collaborative culture. With our core values of Care, Simplicity, Courage & Trust you can be sure to be working in an environment which allows you to drive your career through developing functional expertise, cross-functional experience and even working within some of our other affiliates across Northern Europe! 

How will we reward you…

  • 25 days of holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Bonus (6% on target up to a maximum of 12%)
  • Private healthcare
  • Contributory Pension
  • Subsidised Restaurant
  • Staff Shop Discount
  • Relocation available