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Commercial Finance Manager

Company Difco Group
Location Sin El Fil
Reports to Group Finance Director
Manages Financial Analyst
Type Full Time

Job Purpose

Deliver operational support and ensure that strong financial control systems are in place, ensuring that the business is maximizing the return on investment

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Design and review Policies and Procedures, review Internal Control system
  • Analyze costs, pricing of SKUs, variable contributions, sales results, and the company’s actual performance compared to the business plans
  • Manage distributor P&Ls and profitability
  • Manage the contracts of the distributors and clients, financial control & account reconciliation 
  • Follow-up on AR and clearance of distributor overdue
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities
  • Monitor closely market share and competition in key markets
  • Set price structures and margins across the value chain by the market by channel
  • Manage the sales planning process and accuracy (Analysis of the forecasted business plans, and consolidation of data)
  • Control and analyze the monthly activity plan per market for optimizing ROI while securing target achievement
  • Control the monthly sales decks
  • Approve orders from a financial and commercial perspective
  • Track Marketing & trade spend vs. budget and analyzing generated ROI
  • Control and approve the distributors claims (debit notes…), and prepare related accruals on a monthly basis
  • Prepare the monthly report of revenue and profit performance vs budget
  • Coordinate with the legal department on any legal document related to Distributors (contracts…)
  • Provide financial reports and interpreting financial information and recommend further courses of action
  • Train and coach the team 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies

Education

  • Bachelor degree in business or finance or any related field
  • Master’s degree in Finance is a plus
  • CFA/CPA or similar is a plus

Experience

  • Minimum 10 years in relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • English language, French is a plus
  • Communication Skills 
  • Stress and Time Management Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Managerial Skills

Physical Effort

The job requires sitting long hours at the desk, commuting between different company’s locations, and occasional travelling

Work Environment

Office