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British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco

Commercial Finance Manager Czech & Slovakia

  • Permanent contract 
  • Praha

The company

British American Tobacco

British American Tobacco

  • Consumer Goods
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Commercial Finance Manager Czech & Slovakia

  • Permanent contract 
  • Praha

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Job description

We are looking for a new member of our finance team in Prague - Commercial Finance Manager for Czech and Slovak Market.

What will be your accountabilities?
  • To Drive proactively pricing agenda for Czech Republic and Slovakia (facilitation of Pricing and Excise meetings, price noting, Cluster requirements), providing relevant and valuable insights for effective pricing decision making process.
  • Preparing and understanding revenue forecast in the regular reporting cycles.
  • To undertake analysis of competitors pricing, marketing investment and overall profitability.
  • To provide marketing management with financial information and Key Performance Indicators on Brand and Trade Marketing plans and activities, while facilitating effective decision making and improving efficiency and effectiveness of spend.
  • Proactively participates in the marketing decision making process, bringing financial / business focus to marketing activities as well as a marketing function focus to financial issues.
  • To supervise the preparation of the marketing budget/plan and to provide accurate and timely information to assist marketing management in monitoring ongoing performance.
  • To provide Commercial Finance support in forecasting and planning process
  • To provide Commercial Finance support to Trade department (trading terms and conditions, distributor remuneration).
  • Motivate and develop 1 subordinate.
  • Encourage development of staffs through education & training (e.g. excel, IFRS etc.)
  • Ensures that all administrative activities (Joiner, Mover, Leaver), recruitment, performance improvement, time-off etc are performed and followed OTIF.
  • Ensures that appropriate performance objectives are in place and measured against targets OTIF.
  • Provides timely feedback and clarity on performance standards whilst coaching and developing performance.

What you can gain

  • Modern Offices in Karlin
  • International company, career growth
  • Trainings and language courses
  • Freandly atmosphere
  • Corporate benefits

Preferred experience

  • University degree in Economics or relevant area.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.
  • High command in MS Office.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Finance department in FMCG company.
  • Knowledge in pricing, excise, portfolio strategy and budgeting.
  • Effective leader / driver of new initiatives.
  • Proactive, persuasive, creative and prepared to challenge existing ideas.
  • Provider of financial insights regarding the impact of marketing strategies.
  • Project management skills, the ability to define clear priorities in multi-project environments.
  • Coaching, mentoring and leadership skills.
  • Understanding of all functions within a FMCG company.
What will help you to be succesful on this role?
  • Understanding of pricing and excise.
  • Awareness of Group Financial policies and priorities and the implementation in the local business.
  • Ability to work under time pressure

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