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Finance Analyst (NENO)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

To support the financial management, reporting, planning and analysis of specific commercial regional performance. To embed the William Grants Way into the Region and consolidated ways of working.

To ensure data integrity in core systems and all team outputs and that accurate and timely information is available when required to support business decisions.

To meet reporting and planning deadlines and manage processes as detailed within the Finance Calendar.

Main Responsibility

  • Responsible for the monthly management accounting for the region and providing support for the region and Finance Team – A&P, Customer Discount, Overhead, and others, accruals, provisions and releases as required. Liaise with markets, distributors, commercial owners and in-market accountants as required, to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information flows.
  • Support the planning, co-ordination and delivery of the processes as detailed within the Finance Calendar to ensure the integrity of the data and report ‘one version of the truth’ while adhering to timescales.
  • Be a Business Partner to the Commercial Regional team, specifically for the region. Instigate monthly business area reviews with the teams. Use functional expertise to challenge the numbers, generate insights, and consolidate Risks & Ops to Budget / LE.
  • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of data in Hyperion, IFS & Power BI, and the data integrity of all outputs of the team. Includes all base data in Hyperion, IFS & Power BI, SKU costs being charged to markets, Transfer Prices, all data in reports produced by the wider team.  Ensure systems and process excellence is delivered every time.
  • Assist with implementing and embedding the William Grants Way to help incorporate the new Regional structures and ensure that ODC reporting requirements are included in key BBU reporting.
  • Provide finance support, ad hoc analysis and meet project requirements to the regional team as required, with a focus on supporting delivery of the Leadership Agenda.
  • Review finance and business processes on an ongoing basis.  Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and propose / implement these with input / authorisation from the Head of Finance and Head of FP&R as appropriate.
  • Support the Head of Finance and deputise periodically as required. Support development of Finance Executive.
  • Responsible for specific additional areas such as analysis and monitoring of regional overheads including T&E spend, International Agreements, APCDMI spend and Month End Commentaries.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified to degree level with finance professional qualification/active studier (ACCA, CIMA, ACA), or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience in a commercial environment
  • Working knowledge of Financial Systems: experience of ERP and PC applications in order to deliver effective management reporting and analysis
  • Advanced Excel and modelling skills
  • Strong financial control and compliance ethic
  • Keen eye for detail, data accuracy and integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to meet deadlines and adopt a challenging approach to deliver robust, accurate financial data and information to meet business needs
  • Ability to effectively organise and plan ahead, ensuring the wider team is aligned to processes and timelines 
  • Motivated, proactive self-starter who can work on their own initiative
  • Confident in ability to challenge and be challenged on financial and management reporting, and data integrity

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive.

William Grant & Sons

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