Commercial Finance Manager

Grafton Banks
£55k - 62k per year + up to 36% bonus, pension, PHC
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Grafton Banks Finance is currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager for a large, international organisation with offices in Chertsey, Surrey. You will need to be a fully qualified accountant in order to apply and have a more commercial and analytical finance background. The purpose of the role is to provide commercial, financial and accounting support to the business team within a particular Division of the company. The role involves close working with the Senior Leadership Team and Accounting Team within the Division and reports to the Head Of Commercial Finance. This is a business partnering role.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Financial insight and appraisal of quarterly commercial deal planning to support:

    • Delivery of divisional strategy

    • Ensuring plans are robust with regard to sales and profitability

    • Comparison of revenue and net prices across account s and against management plan

  • Provide financial insight, analysis and appraisal as required to support:

  • Day-to-day commercial decision making;

  • Evaluation of customer proposals and bids;

  • Development of business strategy.

Drive divisional management to achieve the right balance in maximising opportunities

Management of Business Support Manager to ensure deals are reviewed and validated.

  • Support the Division’s annual, quarterly and monthly financial planning processes.

  • Provide the appropriate level of challenge to ensure that plans are robust, stretching and achievable.

  • Prepare ad hoc analysis where necessary (e.g. scenario planning, sensitivity analysis).

  • Support the wider finance team with analysis as and when required for internal and external reporting.

  • Work closely and partner with divisional management to drive financial performance and ensure that the Division’s financial objectives regarding sales, profitability, cash conversion and market share are delivered.

  • Prepare value-added reporting and analysis to support management and identify significant trends/issues, e.g. monitoring performance versus plan, customer/product profitability etc.

  • Identify opportunities to maximise financial performance and grow the business.

  • Working with Sales and Legal to draft commercial terms letters in line with approved plans.

  • Work with the Operational and Strategy Director to set quarterly commission targets for sales accounts

You can expect a well defined career path as well as excellent benefits to include a bonus of up to 36%, pension and health care.

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