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Commercial Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: erbil, Iraq
REF: 1744
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Commercial Analyst with a FMCG background for an international manufactures client in Erbil, a young talent, at least 3 years of progressive planning and analysis experience in FMCG, fluency in English and Arabic is a must, Kurdish is a plus.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Own the budget planning and analysis of all Distributor trade spend costs
  • Customers & Channels P&L analysis, aside of by brand and region.
  • Recommendations to maximize ROI
  • Analysis on pricing and trade spend, provide the needed information for total value chain to have the right pricing point. build a dynamic approach to adapt to the foreign exchange fluctuation.
  • Ensure compliance within trade spend management, as well as other commercial costs.
  • Maintain control of fund requests to align with budget.
  • Coordinate with the company to have the right flow of information between the local team the head office in line with company’s reporting standards.
  • Budget and analysis for marketing activities, trade spending, clearance costs, custom duties and other local costs.
  • Develop financial and analytical models to boost the growth of the assigned brands.
  • Support to investigate and analyze product profitability versus budget and communicate findings.
  • Track sales data from the “Asanmax” system and provide actual sales to trade gap analysis vs the forecast.
  • Ensure the accuracy and reliability of all forecasts and reporting.
  • Documents verification and data management.

Qualification needed

  • Bsc of Accounting or Finance.
  • Bilingual of English and Arabic, Kurdish is a plus.
  • A young talent, at least 3 years of progressive planning and analysis experience in FMCG.
  • Knowledge of financial reporting systems is an asset.
  • Knowledge of SAP, “Asanmax” is a plus.
  • Solid expertise in reporting tools and models, advanced in Microsoft Excel is a must.
  • Team player, thrive for excellence and always achieving.
  • Ability to solve problems and set priorities and work independently.
  • Ability to travel occasionally nationally and internationally when needed.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process