Online / eCommerce - Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire
Competitive salary plus benefits
12 Oct 2020
09 Nov 2020
Job Type
Full Time
Online / eCommerce - Leeds

The UK market for Online Grocery has seen unprecedented growth this year with market penetration doubling  from 7% to 14%. The strategic intent of Asda is to continue to grow its Online Grocery business and deliver sustainable growth in this channel. Do you want to be part of this journey?

About the role 

The Commercial Finance Manager is at the heart of the Online Business, partnering the team to develop plans, offering insight and making commercial recommendations that supports the continued growth

You will be responsible for supporting and challenging the Online Grocery business and driving the delivery of commercial performance both tactically in year and over a multi-year horizon. This will include involvement in the financial planning and forecasting process and providing support and input to business cases.

A key part of the role will be the ability to provide insight / analysis and make commercial recommendations that unlock value. You will be a self-starter in this regard with an inquisitive mind-set that looks for opportunities and drives the delivery of them. You will utilise data visualisation tools (e.g. Power-Bi).

There will be a strong focus on relationship building, both inside your team and with the wider business. To partner effectively with the Online Grocery Team you will need to be build strong, lasting relationships and be confident to influence and challenge when required.

About you

You'll be a qualified accountant with a successful track record in commercial finance / business partnering. You will need to have excellent analytical capabilities, a high level of commercial acumen and the confidence and ability to communicate complex matters simply and effectively to your stakeholders. The ability to act independently and identify opportunities that unlock value will be essential. Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.

  • Ideally CIMA qualification with at least 3-5 years PQE (ACCA, ACA or MBA qualified also considered Commercial Finance experience
  • Commercial Finance experience background, with the ability to evidence strong analytical skill / with examples of value created from commercial recommendations
  • Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.

Your Benefits 

The days of full time, fixed hours, stuck in the office in business dress are long gone! We strive to provide our colleagues the flexibility they need to juggle their job with life outside work. An inclusive, diverse culture is important to us and where it's possible we will consider part time or job share applications.

A competitive salary comes with an excellent benefits package including colleague discount, company share save scheme, a competitive pension, company bonus and many additional rewards!

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