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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
REF: CG0701CFM_1641574801
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a dynamic industry innovator, with a fast-growing market share, is looking to source a top calibre Commercial Finance Manager to join its team of talented & passionate finance professionals. This business benefits from an autonomous, non-hierarchical structure, given you genuine opportunity to influence decision making and gain excellent exposure to senior stakeholders.

Main duties include:
* Provide first class financial support to Sales Director and Account Directors, influencing behaviours and performance through insights and visibility of key drivers
* Supporting the creation and delivery of Customer strategies
* Promote business partnering culture, ensuring colleagues understand financial priorities and provide support to improve commercial skills
* Driving margin enhancement initiatives
* Work with Commercial Planning Team to influence trade investment strategy via constant monitoring, analysis and interpreting data
* Reviewing promotional plans
* Providing insight and understanding of key drivers and trends
* Leading challenge of customer forecasts, develop customer plans
* Developing 3 year strategic sales plan
* Reviewing and approving all commercial proposals & supporting the tender process
* Manage and mentor 1 direct report

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a proven track record in a blue chip environment. You will demonstrate first class analysis skills and have experience of creating and persuasively presenting strategic recommendations. You must also have examples to date where you have operated in a true business partnering capacity, possessing a broad commercial perspective and being innovative and proactive in your approach.

To perform this role to a high standard you must show obvious credibility and gravitas, capable of building relationships with a range of stakeholders and challenging the status quo where necessary. Due to the collaborative nature of the business, you must inspire others to exceed expectations and encourage a performance driven culture, ensuring the team achieves common goals and share in success.

This is a great opportunity for a commercially astute, career minded Commercial Finance professional to join a 'best in class' finance function at this exciting time, as the business continues to put new strategy in place and outperform its rivals.

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