Commercial Finance Manager

Recruiter
Talentedge
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1135568888
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Finance Manager -Licensing
-Global Entertainment Giant
- Purely commercial role (FP&A and business partnering)
- Circa £65-85,000 (dep on exp) + generous bonus excellent benefits
This Iconic Entertainment Group is a household name, operating across the globe and continuing to experience growth and development in their international and domestic markets.
As a result of rapid growth they have created a new role for a commercially astute Qualified Accountant to manage their FP&A and commercial finance for their EMEA consumer products & licensing division.
This is a highly commercial role incorporating budgeting & forecasting, financial analysis and special projects.
The Consumer Products division is at a critical stage of its evolution and this is an autonomous and organic position with a superb opportunity to put your stamp on the role and see your efforts make a tangible difference.
Key Responsibilities:
·Operationally lead the budgeting and forecasting process managing full P&L for EMEA markets
·Partner with the commercial teams to managing key partner life cycles and contract performance and, to drive solutions to ensure delivery of projected business plans
·Lead the analysis of complex data / whitespace analysis, macroeconomic indicators, internal/external benchmarks to appraise business potential & opportunities by brand, market, business unit / category and to assist commercial teams to develop growth strategies through to execution
·Provide strong technical leadership, implementing and sharing best practices
·Partner with the wider Consumer Products FP&A team to ensure continuous process improvements - streamline and build efficient and effective processes (financial & operational)
·Prepare materials for frequent senior leadership updates/presentations
·Input into system enhancement discussions and priorities
·Lead and support ad hoc projects, as requested
Qualifications & experience:
•Qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA/ACA) with experience of FP&A & business partnering
·Experience in licensing specifcially within a media/consumer products environment is essential
•Strong systems skills - including Excel & PowerPoint
•Excellent verbal and written presentation skills
•Proactive and solution focused with high attention to detail
•Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Demonstrated ability to act as a business partner
•Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, be effective and decisive under pressure

Excellent career prospects and exposure across the business.

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