Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £6.5k Car + 10% Bonus
Reference: CG2004CFM_1618935844
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2021 17:24

Job Description

Our client, a FTSE listed market leader and highly sought-after employer of choice, is looking to source a credible and ambitious Commercial Finance Manager to join its talented team. The role has come about due to an internal move, highlighting the developmental and progressive culture of the organisation. This is a pivotal business partnering position, working closely with Directors to understand the performance drivers and provide key analysis to support decision making.

Main duties include:
* Providing first class financial support to Commercial Directors, influencing behaviours and performance through insight and visibility of key drivers
* Supporting the creation and delivery of strategies using strong financial and commercial acumen
* Ensuring business partners understand financial priorities and provide support and coaching to improve their financial skills
* Driving margin enhancements
* Optimising returns on investment through analysis and ensure scenario modelling is presented clearly
* Reviewing promotional plans with appropriate levels of interrogation and challenge
* Owning and developing all reporting cycles
* Leading and challenging forecasts
* Reviewing and approving all commercial proposal
* Supporting the tender process
* Managing and mentoring one direct report

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Experience of FMCG or fast-paced commercial sector (Retail, Leisure, Hospitality etc)
* Ability to challenge and influence as part of a complex, matrix environment
* Proven track record of creating and persuasively presenting strategic recommendations
* Top calibre analysis skills
* Confident and credible communicator
* Ambitious and self-motivated
* Applies a positive and proactive approach to problem solving

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a market leading entity with a reputation for retaining and rewarded top talent.

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