Commercial Finance Manager

Recruiter
Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Location
Swindon
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Commercial Finance Manager

Firefly are currently recruiting multiple exciting opportunities for a Privately Equity backed leading retail business. The business is going through an exciting period of growth and transformation, and these roles will be instrumental in the setting up of a new Commercial Finance department. Supporting Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Finance Operations, responsibilities will include:

  • Business partner with business functions to develop and build strong relationships

  • Pre and post new product launch evaluation, providing deep insight and challenge to financials

  • Proactively highlight future performance concerns and opportunities to the Commercial & Finance Leadership teams and account teams

  • Monitor budgets and spend to ensure accurate postings. Review spend across brands to assess return on investment

  • Prepare quarterly product/customer forecasts and annual plans

  • Perform key tasks within the Commercial Finance team to ensure that reporting is both timely & accurate

  • Provide management with relevant financial information as requested

  • Work within the team to develop new tools & systems to improve the return on investment

  • Manage and develop 1 or 2 direct reports ensuring that the function receive the right level of financial input, support and challenge

Skills Required:

  • Fully qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA with strong Academic background

  • Strong commercial awareness and previous experience of business partnering in a cross functional environment gained within FMCG or Retail

  • Advanced Excel skills with experience of scenario modelling