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Commercial Finance Manager - Talent Pool

Job reference 85110


  • Job Title :
    Commercial Finance Manager - Talent Pool
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    31 October 2023
  • Line Manager
    James Craven
Job Advert

Join Asda's Commercial Finance Talent Community!


“Everything about Asda”

We're a values-led organisation – that means encouraging everyone to be open and honest. And working creatively and collaboratively, valuing everyone's input.

Our collaborative culture, the size of our business, and our belief in empowering every colleague means there's no end of opportunities here.

With a turnover of over £20billion every year, over 2 million transactions every month, and around 141,000 dedicated Asda colleagues taking care of our customers every day, we're really a place that's got everything – for our customers and your career.


“Everything you'll love ”

  • Hybrid and flexible working – Everyone's looking for that work/life balance and, at Asda, we have it on point. With 2/3 days office working.
  • Discretionary bonus – Rewarding you for your hard work and efforts.
  • Company matched pension matched to a limit – Looking forward to the future.
  • Cash car allowance – £5.7k or an electric vehicle.
  • Minimum 24 days annual leave per year plus 8 bank holidays – Making sure you take time for yourself, to switch off and recharge.
  • 4 weekly pay – which means you get an extra payday a year
  • Digital GP and Wellbeing sessions – We genuinely care at Asda. That's why we're creating a culture where our people can perform at their best, and feel their best. Because your physical health and mental wellbeing is just as important to us.
  • Discount off your shopping at Asda and George - Extra discounts running throughout the year really makes a difference, saving our colleagues an average of £700 a year.
  • Career development and apprenticeship and graduate schemes - We want our colleagues to thrive, and grow as our business does. (Link to grad scheme on Asda page).
  • Free city centre parking – You can also use it outside working hours!


“That's more like it”

“Find your role”

We're always on the lookout for exceptional Business Partners (Commercial Finance Managers) to join the Commercial Finance team at Asda.  These crucial roles partner with Commercial and Operational teams to make critical decisions on how our business is run. So you can drive and deliver our ambition of regaining #2 share in Grocery.

As a Commercial Finance Business Partner at Asda, you'll partner your functional area to support leadership, make the right decisions, and play a critical role in identifying, recommending, and concluding on business opportunities to create value.


Alongside this, you'll play an active role across the Finance team to drive the Transformation agenda. This includes maximising all opportunities from evolving digital tools and analytical methodologies to make sure Asda Finance stays a great place to work.  Some key activities will include:

  • Supporting the Business Unit Finance Director and partner business leaders for your function or transformation pillar.
  • Understand local risks and opportunities and shape decisions to strengthen performance.
  • Drive value creation, strategic prioritisation and new business initiatives.
  • Support optimal decisions on investment of capital and support on business unit change plans.
  • Make complex financial scenarios easy for non-financial colleagues.


Let's find out about you”

  • Obsessed about the Asda Customer and can demonstrate an understanding of the customer across different channels & formats.
  • Curious and always comfortable asking questions to continually challenge the status quo. And able to translate the answers into a ‘so what'.
  • Empowered, inclusive, and can engage, but also always takes ownership and is accountable.
  • Relentless focus on Transformation with a change and continuous improvement mindset.
  • Plays the long game, enjoys thinking strategically, and isn't distracted by short term volatility.
  • Driven to understand the business, the market, and know what will make a difference commercially.
  • It would be beneficial to have a relevant Profession level Finance or Business qualification.



Find your everything at Asda” - bringing brighter living within everyone's reach.

We're passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities we serve, which means creating ways to inspire diverse talent to join Asda.


This is a Talent Pool vacancy so we will add you to our candidate pipeline and let you know when we think you may be a perfect match one of our vacancies!

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