Commercial Finance Manager

5 days left

Recruiter
The Consultancy Group
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
65000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
28 Jul 2017
Closes
25 Aug 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager for an International Retail business based in London. Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance this Finance Manager role offers a unique opportunity to be a truly focused Finance Business Partner. The Commercial Finance Manager will deliver insightful analysis to answer key business questions that directly influence the day-to-day and long term strategy of the business.

Duties include:

  • Work with senior management to support the development of appropriate strategies for the growth of the business
  • Partner across the entire organisation to support both financially and analytically towards their goals and priorities
  • Lead and develop a team of 3
  • Work with business partners to build financial business cases to support large scale investments
  • Develop an understanding of the competitive pressures that the business faces and their potential implications and provide business alternatives/solutions
  • Work with the Head of Commercial Finance to provide cohesive analytical support on ad hoc financial analyses that drive strategic business decisions
  • Continually challenge current thinking and make recommendations on how to optimise business opportunities and minimise risk/cost to the business.
  • Evaluate and report actual versus planned outcomes of key European strategic and tactical decisions

The successful candidate will be a Qualified Finance Professional with significant post-qualification experience gained within a Consumer facing business (ideally Retail/FMCG). They will possess strong business modelling skills and have a proven analytical approach to problem solving and acute commercial awareness. They will be able to communicate and influence across the business and be comfortable business partnering across a variety of functions.