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Commercial Accountant

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Want to take your finance expertise to the next level? As Commercial Accountant at RB, you’ll have the freedom to find new ways to ensure we continue to plan for growth.


Commercial Accountant

Slough, Berkshire 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Having ownership and accountability in helping to drive the sustainable success of some of the world's biggest brands, you will have the opportunity to establish yourself as a true finance business partner. You'll:

  • business partner with the category teams to ensure that robust and objective financials underpin commercial decision making
  • review trade and marketing investment activity, plans and strategy
  • control, analyse and evaluate marketing investment activity, plans and strategy
  • track and manage the Marketing budget and spend with challenge where returns on spend are not achieved
  • represent finance within core marketing and trade marketing teams, focused on driving growth and profitability 
  • business partner with the category teams to deliver the annual plan and quarterly forecast cycles
  • complete ad-hoc financial analysis on UK management projects to ensure robust financials behind decision making process
  • work within the team to develop new tools and systems to improve the return on marketing investment 
  • perform key tasks within the commercial finance team, to ensure that reporting is both timely and accurate


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’ve experience in accounting or financial analysis. You:

  • have strong commercial awareness and previous experience of business partnering in a cross functional environment 
  • CIMA qualified, or similar, with a strong academic background
  • have a proven track record of building relationships outside of the finance function with well-developed communication skills
  • challenge the status quo, influencing decisions at a senior management level 
  • have advanced Excel skills with experience of scenario modelling


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll have the freedom to make a difference. You’ll put your own ideas into practice. The products you help us get out there will allow people to live healthier lives and have happier homes. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will bring the very best out of you, every day.


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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