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Job description


Online Commercial Finance Manager (FTC)

Job reference 73942


  • Job Title :
    Online Commercial Finance Manager (FTC)
  • Location:
    Asda House - Leeds
  • Employment Type:
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term
  • Hours per Week:
  • Salary:
    Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Category:
  • Closing Date:
    12 June 2023
  • Line Manager
    Robert Carr
Job Advert

The UK market for Online Grocery has seen unprecedented growth this year with market penetration doubling  from 7% to 14%. The strategic intent of Asda is to continue to grow its Online Grocery business and deliver sustainable growth in this channel. Do you want to be part of this journey?

We're recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover).  It's a role that's at the heart of the Online Business, partnering the team to develop plans, offering insight and making commercial recommendations that supports the continued growth.

You will be responsible for supporting and challenging the Online Grocery business and driving the delivery of commercial performance both tactically in year and over a multi-year horizon. This will include involvement in the financial planning and forecasting process and providing support and input to business cases.

A key part of the role will be the ability to provide insight / analysis and make commercial recommendations that unlock value. You will be a self-starter in this regard with an inquisitive mind-set that looks for opportunities and drives the delivery of them. You will utilise data visualisation tools (e.g. Power-Bi).

There will be a strong focus on relationship building, both inside your team and with the wider business. To partner effectively with the Online Grocery Team you will need to be build strong, lasting relationships and be confident to influence and challenge when required.

About you

You'll be a qualified accountant with a successful track record in commercial finance / business partnering. You will need to have excellent analytical capabilities, a high level of commercial acumen and the confidence and ability to communicate complex matters simply and effectively to your stakeholders. The ability to act independently and identify opportunities that unlock value will be essential. Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.

Technical Requirements

  • Ideally CIMA qualification with a good level of PQE (ACCA, ACA or MBA qualified also considered)
  • Commercial Finance experience
  • Evidence strong analytical skill / with examples of value created from commercial recommendations
  • Data visualisation skills (e.g. Power-Bi) would be an advantage.
  • Senior Stakeholder Management experience

Work Where it Works.   


Our hybrid way of working gives you the choice to work where it works.  This enables you to choose where you'll be the most effective.  It offers a mix of working from home and in an office environment that works best for you and your team, as well as across our network of stores and depots.  An inclusive, diverse culture is important to us and where it's possible we will consider part time or job share applications.

You will also get an excellent benefits package including;- 


  • £5700 car allowance
  • Discretionary company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount, free parking and many additional rewards


We want all colleagues to be able to bring their best and true selves to work, every day. Simply put, we want our colleagues to be Proud to be Asda and proud to be themselves. 


Expected start date: August 2023




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Asda House - Leeds
Asda House, Great Wilson Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS11 5AD
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