Commercial & Supply Chain Financial Data Analyst

Business Unit:  MEIS
Division:  Fernox - Business

Business Overview

Fernox operates as a subsidiary business of MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions, a global diversified producer of high technology specialty products and a provider of technical services.  MacDermid Enthone Industrial Solutions a business unit of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI). Element Solutions Inc is a leading specialty chemicals company whose businesses supply a broad range of solutions that enhance the products people use every day.

Fernox is a leading manufacturer of water treatment chemical products, central heating system filters, plumbing consumables and diagnostic testing services. Fernox has pioneered the development of energy efficient products both for traditional and renewable technology in domestic and commercial applications. The business is committed to a progressive Research and Development programme and has invested in an extensive in-house R&D team of scientists a based in the UK, US and India. Its operating headquarters are located in Woking, UK with manufacturing facilities in the UK and Europe and offices in France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, People’s Republic of China and the US, with plans to expand further into Eastern Europe and Asia.

We strive to embody the five “Elements of our Culture,” our “5Cs”: Challenge, Commit, Collaborate, Choose and Care. These core values are the foundation of our organization which our employees.

Job Purpose

Commercial Analyst role currently covering UK rebates and contract support – business needs to cover expansion in commercial activities with upgraded role.

This position will report to and support the Global Fernox Commercial and Supply Chain FP&A Manager in all Financial tasks including budgeting, forecasting, building financial models, assisting with financial planning, performing research and analysis, preparing reports, and assisting with the close processes as well as all Fernox Supply Chain financial related tasks.

Job Responsibilities

Reviews complex financial accounting work processes, systems, procedures for efficient workflow, conformity with accounting principles, internal controls and security of all automated accounting applications.

  • Monthly / Quarterly Reporting Responsibilities
    • Coordinate the month end close with the regions accounting centres.
    • Performance management related analysis
  • Regional Monthly / Quarterly business financial reports & analysis
    • Annual Budgets / Updated Forecasts
    • CAPEX Analysis
    • Working Capital discussion
    • Bi-Monthly Weekly Sales Analysis
  • Budgeting and Forecasting Responsibilities
    • Support the Global Fernox Commercial and Supply Chain FP&A Manager with the annual budget / quarterly forecast process for Fernox globally.
  • Supply Chain Finance Responsibilities- Work with Regional support teams to provide analysis related to the global performance of the Fernox business.

Requirements & Qualifications

Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, or related field required.

Five years of professional experience as an accountant, auditor, or computer programmer analyst OR valid Certified Public Accountant certificate with at least three years of professional experience as an accountant, auditor, or computer programmer analyst.


Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP/IFRS/SAS), generally accepted auditing standards, methods of systems analysis and the principles, design, and procedural methods used in computer and database development and of project management.

Understand customer rebate/commission management and control claims.

Knowledge of working in different business verticals with multiple local entities.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

HFM Planning would be an advantage.


Excellent organisational skill and attention to detail.

Strong analytical and probelm solving skills.

Capacity to follow-up on various requests with colleagues (Commercial and Finance), claims (Internal and External Customers) and close/action open items.


Bachelor's Degree preferred in Business or Management

Supervisory Responsibilities

Work closely with Shared Services to evaluate the work of accounting and systems analysts.

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.