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Commercial Finance Manager - Retail Industry

Hays Senior Finance
England, City of London, London
Up to GBP65000.0 per annum + £65,000 + £5,000 car allowance
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Not applicable

Job Details

Your New Company

I am working with one of the UK's leading book retailers. Their London office is hiring for the role of Commercial Finance Manager, reporting directly into the Head of Commercial Finance. They are looking for someone who is fully qualified with a highly numerate and analytical background. This role will suit someone who is excited to work in a fast-paced environment within the retail industry.

Your New Role

As part of the Commercial Finance team, you will play a crucial role in delivering actionable insights to both finance and non-finance teams. Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Owning Supplier Income reporting, forecasting and budgeting as well as month-end accounting.
  • Provide analysis, insight and reporting to influence key company decisions.
  • Collaborative work with colleagues from both finance and non-finance teams, up to exec level.
  • Business partnering with other teams, such as merchandising, to understand and challenge stock movements.
  • Manage the Sales & Margin P&L.
  • Financial modelling.

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Fully qualified (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) with commercial experience in industry.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong communicator.
  • Highly analytical and numerate mindset.
  • Experience in the retail industry is ideal but not essential.
  • The ability and desire to work in a driven, fast-paced environment.


You will be joining one of the UK's leading book retailers as someone who will be making key business decisions. The company offers a range of benefits such as:

  • £65,000 + £5k car allowance.
  • 25 days' holiday (with the option to buy more!)
  • Early finish on Fridays.
  • The chance to develop your skills with numerous training and development opportunities.
  • Office in the heart of central London.

What You Need to Do

If interested in this role, please click 'apply now' and send an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't exactly right for you, but you are looking for a new and exciting position, please contact us for a confidential discussion of your career.

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