RCL Jobs Durban – Pricing and Profitability

Website RCL Foods

Job Description:

The Commercial Manager, will develop ways to increase profitability from new and existing products, categories, and channels across the baking operating units. We seek a highly analytical and results-oriented individual, who has proven track record of formulating complex costing models/tools, packaging and presenting commercial insights, as well as managing multiple costing teams and engagements with cross-functional and executive stakeholders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take part in BOM audits, process audits, price recovery assessments as well as costing equipment impact assessments to reduce yield/usage variances
  • Managing the continuous costing process for new product development or changes to existing products/manufacturing processes
  • Conduct post launch reviews to ensure committed return hurdles are achieved
  • The individual will be the custodian of profitability systems, BI models and profitability methodology across the baking unit.
  • Information and Data Management and Business Analytics
  • Responsible for accuracy, completeness and relevance of data and analytics from the profitability systems and/or models.
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly profitability and deep dive reporting across all operating units
  • Evaluating impact on pricing and profitability of any NPD and/or change to offerings
  • New Project/initiatives Appraisal and Feasibility Assessment
  • Ensure projects are costed accurately and ROI principles are achieved
  • Managing cost and management accounting teams as well as BI and profitability systems/models
  • Drive the appraisal and commercial feasibility assessment of new projects and initiatives identified by business, technical and marketing teams.
  • Provide profitability insights and recommendations.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent Team player recognizing when the task/project at hand requires them to lead and when to contribute
  • Extremely proficient in Excel and Microsoft applications including PowerPoint, PowerPivot, PowerBi
  • Experience working for a manufacturing plant within the costing space
  • Be an innovative, confident, and creative thinker with the ability to make quick decisions
  • BCom and CIMA/ CA (SA) or CGMA qualification
  • Proven ability to influence and build collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a senior commercial/operational finance role for a manufacturing business, that includes commercial costing (BOM/Stock related), operational reporting, and team management
  • Track record of managing cross-functional teams
  • Individual must be a self-starter and able to work independently with limited oversight

Job Details:

Company: RCL Foods

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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