Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 19/06/2019
Reference: 14025580/001_1564152354
Contact Name: Olivia Crook
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 15:45

Job Description

Helping the business achieve its overall strategy through pro-active analysis leading to actionable outcomes.

Client Details

Our client are a leading manufacturing and retail business within Yorkshire. They have a strong and recognisable brand with sites nationwide.


  • Lead the ongoing strategic review of store locations using demographic modelling systems
  • Conduct thorough analysis and assist in the decision process of closing / relocating stores
  • Acquisition of new store locations in line with the commercial strategy
  • Work with developers and the property team to deliver a refreshed store portfolio
  • Budgeting and forecasting for rent / rates, Repairs and Maintenance, Utilities and Depreciation
  • Analysis and forecasting of dilapidations provision as a result of strategic property reviews
  • Assisting the Finance Director and property team in any negotiations and tenders - data consolidation and cost modelling
  • Supporting the Finance Director and commercial team with any projects or initiatives as required to achieve the overall business goals


  • Enthusiastic, proactive and positive 'can do' attitude
  • Resilient and dynamic approach to getting things done
  • Previous demonstrable experience of supporting multiple regional management teams in a fast pace commercial/retail environment desirable but not essential
  • Proven ability to manage expectations, work on own initiative and prioritise heavy workloads effectively
  • Professional finance qualification (CIMA / ACA / ACCA)
  • Pro-active behaviours - by contributing to business success, making good decisions and sharing ideas
  • Performance behaviours - by being results focused, working well with others and putting our customer first
  • People behaviours - by being a great communicator, being engaged and developing each other
  • Personal behaviours - by being resilient, creating trust and developing yourself

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate is a generous package including car allowance.