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Commercial Finance Manager (Consumer Brand)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager (Consumer Brand)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + £6k Car + Bonus
REF: CG2707CFM_1532704303
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly sought after consumer brand with a fantastic reputation for customer loyalty and innovation, is looking to source a top calibre Commercial Finance Manager to join its talented and close-knit Operations Finance Team. The brand is known for retaining and rewarding high performers, ensuring you stay challenged and have considerable opportunities for development in the future.

The role will be responsible for commercial and financial evaluation of significant capital and revenue expenditure, as well as providing expertise on evaluation methodology to ensure investment are properly assessed, relating to all Property. You'll also be required to maintain and evolve a detailed Estates Plan to support the strategy to maximise returns, as well scenario analysis to explore options for refurbs, rebranding and relocations.

Main duties include:
* Evaluation of new site openings and post completion reviews to assess performance
* Reporting on results of refurbishments and new openings, providing commentary and insight on key successes and learnings from projects to take moving forward
* Building capital expenditure budget for both annual budget and 5 year plan
* Business partner with projects team to establish timings and identify any potential cash flow risks
* Monitoring capital expenditure against budget and build phased forecast and report for Operations and Senior Finance Team
* Owning data which drives decisions on lease renewals, refurb program and relocations

The successful candidate will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with experience gleaned from a fast-paced and dynamic environment. In terms of skill set, the crucial element will be previous exposure to investment appraisal methodology, including financial metrics and scenario analysis. Alongside this, the ability to work with large, unstructured data sets and produce meaningful, value adding analysis is also key.

Culture fit and attitude is vastly important to the brand, so you must, therefore, possess a positive and proactive approach to tasks, as well as a proven track record using initiative to come up with creative solutions. You'll also demonstrate a confident and engaging character, ensuring the ability to influence stakeholders and build crucial relationships outside of Finance.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and commercially astute Finance Manager to join a business that will undoubtedly provide future progression, as it continues to grow and implement impressive strategy. This particular team also operates a fun and relaxed culture, where individuals are encouraged to work autonomously and put their own individual stamp on their role.

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