Commercial Finance Manager

Robert Half
15 Sep 2018
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Based near Bath in Somerset, this role is the first introduction in the commercial finance team to be aligned to production. With the company growing so consistently (double digit growth for almost 20 years) there is huge opportunity for finance to impact the bottom line by developing a true business partnering approach with operations. The fast pace of manufacture and complex product lines make the role varied and will keep you on your toes, so you need to be comfortable interpreting large sets of data. The role of the Commercial Finance Manager will include:
  • Managing a team of 3 Commercial Accountants, reporting to a Head of Commercial Finance
  • Development of accurate operational forecasts through review of key metrics and performance indicators
  • Development of engaging reporting that can be used across the Senior Leadership Team
  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives in line with LEAN and Six Sigma principles


The successful Commercial Finance Manager will be based in the Somerset / Bath area, be able to communicate effectively outside of finance (particularly with production and operations) and meet the following criteria:
  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified Accountant
  • Experience of leading and developing a team
  • Experience working in a product-based business (FMCG, Manufacturing, Retail)
  • Knowledge of standard costing and other costing techniques (desirable)
  • Ability to lead improvement projects and LEAN manufacturing techniques

Salary and Benefits:

£50,000 - 60,000 + Bonus + Benefits

**This business actively promote working from home 1-2 days per week**

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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