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Finance Business Partner-Spend
Job Description :
From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve.
Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people.
Serengeti Breweries (SBL), subsidiary of Diageo, has three breweries in Dar, Moshi and Mwanza where it produces leading local brands such as Serengeti Premium Lager, Serengeti Premium Lite, Pilsner and Guinness as well as importing Diageo’s world-renowned spirits brands including Smirnoff vodka, Johnnie Walker whisky and Baileys
Within the Finance function Commercial Finance is the main business partner for the Commercial and Marketing teams. It’s remit is to drive the profitability of the business through robust commercial performance management, analysis and decision support.
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In order to drive business performance both commercial functions are orienting themselves around sustainable profit growth with the vision of Regional Commercial Managers fully owning their gross profitability and direct overheads and Brand Managers owning the Contribution After A&P (CAAP) of their brands
Commercial Finance has a crucial role to play in this transition by combining activity, market and financial data into a holistic BPM process that drives positive commercial behaviours and outcomes; by acting as a trusted business partner to both functions, ensuring that trade and brand investments are based on sound commercial decisions; and by providing robust financial support to the innovation and capex processes
As a key Finance business partner the incumbent must have strong leadership skills as well as the ability and credibility to engage and influence senior Commercial and Marketing stakeholders and act as a catalyst for change
The incumbent must be able to contribute creatively and strategically in identifying and pursuing opportunities to drive a profit and performance-driven culture and will be the Finance lead on Commercial & Marketing spend performance management and decision support
Purpose of Role
This role is the key Finance business partner for the Marketing and Commercial function supporting performance of spend (Both Advertising & Promotions and Volume driving spend)
Key responsibilities include:
Qualifications and Experience Required