Senior Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Alex Watson

  • Contact email:

    alex.watson@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-18

Altum Consulting have partnered with FTSE listed retail business in Central London to secure a pivotal senior hire for their industry leading finance division.

The Senior commercial Finance Manager will lead a high performing team to deliver commercial insight to senior leadership of the business in the form of internal reporting, FP&A, investment and decision-making challenge & support. They will play a significant role in the success of key finance projects and have wide exposure across the business, including directors and group finance

Role & Responsibilities

  • Drive to improve margins across the whole Food business
  • Amongst others, a key project will be working closely with the Program Lead, to optimise the cost of our products, and our general cost base, through the Lowering Cost Programme
  • A key player in driving the Revenue and Operating Profit Strategy and lead finance business partnering as well as analysis and insight
  • Working alongside the Commercial Finance, this role will be the subject matter expert for the business on key projects
  • Be a coach and sounding board for the Finance team
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Process and system understanding
  • Business Appraisal and Analysis

Candidate requirements

  • ACA qualified accountant with significant post qualified experience
  • Proven delivery of detailed management accounts
  • Strong team leadership capabilities
  • Ability to communicate with impact to senior management, business stakeholders and other finance teams

 

If this sounds like you, please apply.