Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Specialism:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Steve Maynard

  • Contact email:

    steve.maynard@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    4432

  • Job Start date:

    2022-06-22

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-06

Commercial Finance Manager - Flexible Workspace Group - Based in Central London (3 days in the office, 2 WFH)

Altum Consulting are pleased to be working exclusively with a market-leading flexible workspace group in their search for a Commercial Finance Manager. The business is backed by one of the largest private equity houses in the world and is currently going through a significant period of growth. This has prompted the business to develop the commercial finance team further and bring in additional support to help manage that growth.

This role is fully commercial, with a broad range of responsibilities, including budgeting, forecasting, revenue & cost modelling, business partnering, scenario analysis, technical system development and other ad-hoc projects. The role will work closely with various departments across the business and have exposure to the C-Team & the PE partners on a regular basis

Key Responsibilities,

  • Business partner with the Operations & Sales teams – building relationships, providing commercial support, and communicating relevant and insightful information
  • Help review and improve the current suite of KPIs across the business and manage the calculation and communication of these to business functions
  • Proactively identify underperforming products/ locations and work with teams to suggest solutions to improve trading performance
  • Run the monthly reforecast process for the operational portfolio
  • Drive the construction of the 3-year budget annually
  • Responsible for running any forward-looking scenario analysis (eg for new products)
  • Produce materials for the Board and Shareholders (eg Board Packs, Asset Reviews)
  • Support the development and roll out of the new ERP system and forecasting software
  • Manage and support the development of the Commercial Finance Analyst
  • Manage ad-hoc analysis when required

Required Experience,

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
  • 2+ years PQE experience in a commercially-focused role
  • Previous Real Estate or Hospitality experience desired
  • Experience of budgeting, forecasting and business partnering essential
  • Proven experience in identifying and resolving problems
  • Proactive and takes the initiative
  • Confident working with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to explain complex financial concepts simply