Commercial Finance Lead

Recruiter
Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Location
Lancashire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1251482393
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Rare opportunity for a Commercial Finance Lead / Manager to oversee a key contract business unit within a renowned, global, multi-billion turnover, Lancashire based PLC.

Role
  • Acting as finance lead for all aspects of business unit contract commercial finance.
  • Driving critical contract decisions, change and profitability from a finance viewpoint, ensuring full clarity and maximum efficiency at all times.
  • Business Partnering key senior stakeholders throughout, to establish and maintain positive and efficient working relationships and drive business requirements.
  • Managing small and generally autonomous contract finance teams (part qualified & qualified staff).
  • Leading the continuous orchestration and implementation of contract processes, procedures, systems, controls and best-practice.
  • Responsible for timely preparation and presentation of commentary to support costs and KPI's.
  • Responsible for leading all financial, commercial and administrative duties across multiple contract sites in the Northern UK region.
  • Identifying weaknesses and opportunities for driving costs and margins - planning and acting on these according to increase revenue.
  • Supporting Head of Commercial Finance (UK) on ad-hoc projects.

Profile
  • Qualified Accountant status.
  • Experienced in a contract accountancy environment.
  • Has prior experience in a commercial finance lead or managerial role.
  • Capable of interpreting large volumes of data and presenting meaningful, influential commentary.
  • Resilient with proven experience repairing, building and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders.

Company

Renowned, global, multi-billion turnover, Lancashire based PLC with a strong foothold in both the UK and global market. Instantly recognisable, my client is certainly employee-focused with the firepower to progress and develop staff at all levels should they desire to do so.

This position is closely aligned with the northern UK operations for a key business unit. These are historic, stable and have a combined revenue of c25mil t/o.

Salary & Benefits
  • £70,000-£80,000 depending on experience (notably within a contract-driven environment)
  • Up to 15% Bonus
  • £6,000 Car Allowance
  • Private Healthcare

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training .

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