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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: contract
Location: Bedfordshire, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: Jan 2019
Duration: 9 - 12 months
REF: CG112CFM_1544552029
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a local employer of choice and highly sought after FTSE 100, is looking to source a top calibre Commercial Finance Manager for an initial 9 months, likely to be extended to 12. You will be covering a pivotal role with the potential to drive real change across the brand, giving you excellent visibility to secure a more permanent position elsewhere in the business.

You will act a key business partner to the Commercial Marketing Team in relation to financial planning & forecasting, insight into actual performance and financial evaluation of initiatives driving commercial growth strategy.

Main duties include:
* Financial planning, providing insight and challenge throughout the planning process
* Providing insight and challenge on underlying drivers of performance, impact of price, cost inflation, cost savings etc.
* Timely insight into performance of trials to maximise returns
* Support Senior Finance Managers to help shape IT projects relating to key data

Skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Proven experience in financial modelling and analysis, capable of identifying core issues and providing assessments grounded in logic
* Clear commercial acumen, can understand operational business drivers and levers
* Confident communicator, examples to date where you have built and maintained rewarding professional relationships
* Capable of integrating with the business in roles where finance acts as a co-pilot in achieving commercial success
* Multi-site Retail/Hospitality/Leisure/FMCG experience is highly advantageous

This is a truly promising opportunity for an impressive and self-motivated Commercial Finance Manager to join a business currently undergoing an exciting period of change and innovation. You will be given full autonomy to steer change and be encouraged to make an impact during your tenure, as this employer are known for retaining and rewarding talent wherever possible.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.