Commercial Finance Manager - Retail

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65,000 - £70,000

  • Contact:

    James King

  • Contact email:

    james.king@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    JK2690

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-16

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​Altum are currently supporting a global retail business to find a Commercial Finance Manager to support a significant international growth transformation programme. This a fantastic opportunity for a qualified finance professional with experience business partnering within retail or supply chain, as there will be an opportunity to make a real impact. They are looking for someone who can build effective relationships with the senior the international management team, to influence the growth of business

Key responsibilities

• Ownership of the supply chain cost base for the international business, with ownership of the end to end budgeting and forecasting process

• Financial modelling for business cases which will be instrumental in the international growth of the Ecommerce capability. Such as new international distribution hubs and delivery capability.

• Working closely with third party providers to understand and deliver operational & financial insight, challenge, and analysis of cost base performance

• Supporting the international supply chain director to optimise operational and financial performance through accurate and insightful analysis

• Supporting financial aspects of large-scale business cases for strategic projects

• Assessing the end-to-end financial impact of ad hoc projects and initiatives

Key attributes

• Qualified accountant - CIMA, ACA, ACCA

• Proven experience in Retail Finance, ideally with exposure to supply chain, with expertise on building relationships with senior management and driving value

• Able to work closely with, and influence, non-financial colleagues, including presenting complex information

• Strong analytical capabilities, comfortable working with and accurately assimilating data to provide precise and insightful reporting

• A strategic and commercial thinker

• Good IT skills, including advanced excel capabilities