Commercial Finance Manager
An internationally renowned retail business are looking to appoint a progressive Commercial Finance Manager. Supporting a number of business leads, the role holder will provide accurate financial and management information across a significant programme of investment.
Key responsibilities will include supporting finance and business leads in ensuring that project initiatives remain on track and in budget, ensuring that forecasted costs are reported to the wider finance team at month end, leading regular project review meetings with operational stakeholders, assisting project managers with onward project forecasts, preparing detailed project budgets, driving post investment appraisal reporting, escalating any relevant opportunities or risks to the Finance Director, critically reviewing project performance alongside budget holders, challenging when necessary adverse spend and variances, contributing to the overall business planning process, identifying and rectifying issues with accounting processes.
The successful candidate will be a qualified finance professional (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with demonstrable accounting experience in supporting IT functions. Applicants must be commercially aware with the ability to understand the impact of decisions on the financials. Additionally, excellent communication and influencing skills are necessary due to high levels of exposure to senior stakeholders and management. Previous experience of working with both CAPEX and OPEX would be advantageous.