Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £6.5k Car + 10% Bonus
Reference: CG1106CFM_1560273153
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 11, 2019 18:12

Job Description

Our client, a market leading consumer facing group, with a stellar portfolio of household brand names, is looking to source an ambitious and charismatic Commercial Finance Manager to join its talented team. This is a new vacancy as a result of an internal promotion, which is highly reflective of the progressive and dynamic culture on offer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the divisional FD in relation to brand reporting and analysis, managing marketing investment, annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting and long-term strategic planning. They will also act as the main business partner for the Marketing team, providing financial support, analysis and insight to drive sound business decisions.

Main duties include:
* Full financial ownership for all designated brands
* Supporting the delivery of annual performance targets through insight and leadership
* Providing support to Marketing and Sales teams
* Owning the investment tracking and analysis
* Actively participating in strategic projects including scenario modelling
* Producing monthly performance reports, variance analysis and month end commentary
* Ad hoc projects and analysis as required

Experience and skills required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong academic record including a minimum 2:1 degree
* Proven track record working at pace in a customer facing industry
* Capable of influencing at all levels, reporting and presenting to senior stakeholders
* Communicating complex, ambiguous data into simple and actionable insight to aid decision making
* Highly inquisitive mindset, keen to challenge where appropriate
* Ability to build strong and sustainable professional relationships with non-finance and finance alike
* Proactive and positive approach to problem solving

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