Commercial Finance Manager - Logistics

Talent I LTD
09 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Posted by: TALENTi - Supply Chain
Job title: Commercial Finance Manager - Logistics
Location: Kettering, Peterborough, Corby, Wellingborough
Basic: c£40,000
Benefits: Excellent

  • Our client is a growing and reputable 3rd Party Distribution business and they are currently expanding rapidly across the organisation.
  • In this challenging and new position for this depot, you report directly and work closely with the Regional Operations Director with a dotted line into the Finance Director.
  • My client urgently requires an individual who will be based at the site with the ability to immediately start making commercial decisions.
The Role:
  • You will will be tasked with driving performance and profitability through analysis, insight and business partnering for the region.
  • You will play a key role in the delivery of operational support, ensuring that rigorous financial control systems (revenue data capture through to final invoicing) are in place.
  • You will ensure that the business is maximising all returns on investment.
  • You have the ability to build and express financial (P&L) trends, identify key triggers (Financial KPIs) and establish cost and revenue drivers.
  • You will produce internal and external financial reports and conduct review meetings.
  • You will work with key stakeholders delivering day to day financial objectives for the business.
  • You will create Daily Flash Reports and ensure the Operations Director is fully aware of any negative / positive P&L factors.
  • You will work closely with the Commercial team and the Operation Director on new customer quotations and tender reviews.
  • You will review and approve asset needs (advising Operations Directors on cost), supplier spend, Purchase Order approval (via a weekly audit).
The Talent:
  • You are entrepreneurial and have a ‘roll up the sleeves’ attitude to work.
  • Ideally you have some knowledge and experience of logistics management systems and have experience of operating at ‘senior management level’ in a 3PL / Transport environment.
  • You are ideally CIMA/ACCA or ACA qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience.
  • You have a high level of business and commercial acumen and can contribute to broader business issues.
  • You have a good industry profile with the gravitas to represent the business with major clients and advantageous if you have implemented successful change management previously.
  • Your development is a major factor and career progression in this role is all about moving upwards into senior financial executive positions.
TALENTi: Our Supply Chain, Logistics & Procurement consultancy is well respected for the high quality delivery of assignments we have worked. Our in-depth knowledge of bespoke and specialist recruitment in these areas enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.

To apply for the role, please send your CV to TALENTi Supply Chain quoting ref #4290518 in the subject using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact Christian on 07887 997686

Please note, we endeavour to inform you if you have been successful or not within 14 days. However due to high numbers of applications this is not always possible. Please take it that if you haven’t heard from us within 14 days, your application has been unsuccessful.
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