Financial & Commercial Intern

PZ Cussons
£18,500 per annum
30 Jan 2018
28 Feb 2018
Full Time

The purpose of this role is to support the Commercial and Finance teams in the management and administration of the Trade Promotions process in SAP.


  • Supporting Commercial Team in the creation of business case for promotions
  • Set up of fixed and variable agreements in SAP
  • Central contact for Finance Shared Services for claims settlement process.  This involves seeking appropriate sign off, matching invoice to promotion and referencing against the appropriate rebate agreement
  • Support Finance Managers in month end accrual process
  • Support Finance Managers in timely closing of rebate agreements
  • Manage Commercial team’s trade spend trackers.
  • Have regular meetings with National Account Managers to understand upcoming promotions.
  • Set up and management of on invoice discounting and monitoring of discounts applied by customer services
  • Support sales teams in input of the monthly promotions, sites and fixed, variable and one off spend

About You

  • We are looking for current second year students who are looking for a 12 month placement starting in the summer.
  • Hair & Beauty industry affinity is preferred but not essential.
  • Ideally, the candidate will be studying for a business or finance related degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Succinct, accurate and timely entry of data / creation of reports
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Strong organization, administrative and time management skills
  • Agile and flexible to adapt to a fast paced organization
  • Willing  to learn and develop
  • Able to work cross functionally and build relationships
  • Occasional travel to Manchester to meet with Finance Shared Services but primarily based in London.  Resource will be shared between Commercial and Finance team.

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