Commercial Finance Manager

The Consultancy Group
London, South East England
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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