Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car + Bonus
Reference: CG1402CFMA_1581700214
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 14, 2020 17:10

Job Description

Our client, an entrepreneurial brand with impressive market share and a fun and flexible culture, is looking to source an ambitious and astute Commercial Finance Manager to its close-knit team. This is a key role that sits in the Insight and Planning team, providing strategic and financial planning support to the business.

You'll be responsible for supporting the Marketing team and value adding insight to help shape the marketing strategy, as well as owning end to end sales analysis including sales and product forecasting, promotional performance, cost of sales analysis. The successful candidate will also act as a key commercial thought partner to the UK Leadership Team by helping to identify business growth opportunities.

Main duties include:
* Owning and analysing top line performance by providing timely reports and analysis to the broader business
* Leading annual and quarterly sales forecasting, partnering with digital team to reflect performance growth levers
* Acting as a key business thought partner to UK Marketing Teams, bringing analytical rigour and discipline to marketing strategy and campaign roll-out
* Taking personal accountability to drive and own business performance by driving insights and challenging status quo
* Acting as a key stakeholder to marketing and operations on key strategic projects

Key skills & experience required:
* Minimum 5 years of experience in a financial analysis/commercial analysis role
* Best in class academics
* Exceptional communication skills, proven influencing capabilities
* Desire to develop career into senior leadership
* Strong excel skills
* Confident, affable and enthusiastic character, capable of building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and at all levels
* High analytical, with a keen eye for detail and ability to work at pace in an evolving environment

This is an exciting opportunity for a top calibre, commercially astute professional to join a business that takes professional development seriously and one that can provide a truly rewarding and clear path for progression.