Commercial Finance Assistant Manager
Rutherford Cross
February 29, 2024
West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with one of our key clients in order to appoint a Commercial Finance Assistant Manager. Our client is a highly successful Scottish drinks business that has experienced a significant period of growth. As the business continues to invest in growth and builds on its quality global brands, it has identified the need for an Assistant Manager to join the Commercial Finance team. The Commercial Finance team plays an integral part in shaping the decision-making across the business.

This is a newly created role and will be an excellent opportunity for a newly or recently qualified accountant who wants to work in a high growth, drinks business. In addition, the business will provide a firm career platform with great opportunities for personal and professional development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with International sales teams
  • Gathering, analysing and reporting management for the Board each month
  • Market data analysis
  • Sales data reporting and analysis
  • Providing sales and marketing teams (UK and International) with appropriate weekly, monthly and ad hoc reports
  • Ad hoc data and analysis for the Commercial Finance Manager, Sales and Marketing
  • Assisting with the annual budgeting process
  • Analysing and reporting across all sectors of the business (International, UK and Bulk Spirit Supply)
  • Analysing and reporting on customer and brand profitability
  • Carrying out analysis and reporting on market trends
  • Manipulating data and completing reports on an ad hoc basis
  • Assisting the Commercial Finance team with month-end reporting
  • Liaising with the marketing team and various other functions within the business
  • Supporting the Commercial Finance team with projects as required

The Individual :

  • Qualified accountant (ICAS / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)
  • Strong operational foundation in accounting
  • Previous FMCG experience preferred, but not essential
  • Confidence and strong interpersonal skills, especially when interfacing with senior management and internal / external stakeholders
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Energy, drive, tenacity, professionalism and commitment
  • Strong IT skills and excellent MS Excel skills are essential
  • Ability to work well in a team, but also capable of taking ownership of the delivery of specific tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

On Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Up to 15% bonus
  • Pension with 5% EE & ER contribution
  • 25 days annual leave with the ability to buy / sell 5 days leave, plus 9 statutory holidays
  • There is scope for the right candidates to be given study support toward professional finance or HR / payroll qualification
  • Flex Friday – finish at 2 pm on a Friday (subject to a manager's approval)
  • Westfield Health Cashback plan – money back on a range of healthcare treatments plus online GP and doctor second opinion service
  • Access to discounts at several large retailers, restaurants and online hotel booking sites
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Confidential counselling line for mental health issues
  • Access to advice on legal issues via a confidential support line
  • Subsidised flu jabs

For more information, please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.

Telephone: +447432482882

Email: [email protected]

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