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Commercial Finance Manager - FTSE 100

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager - FTSE 100
Contract Type: contract
Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Duration: 6 Months
REF: CG1810FOPS_1508345150
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a leading employer of choice and FTSE 100 that continues to grow and innovate, is looking to source a commercially astute and highly motivated Commercial Finance Manager, to lead and support the development of new concepts and branding. You will act as Business Partner to the Operations and Project Teams and be truly influential in decision making and capital investment across the various brands and programmes.

Main duties include:
* Site level P&L budgeting for respective brands
* Brand and site level weekly performance reporting
* Insight and challenge on underlying drivers of performance
* Producing financial action plans to support the Operations Team deliver within Budget
* Challenge investment and operating cost assumptions
* Financial control over projects overhead costs
* Investment evaluations and business case production
* Design of post investment evaluation criteria
* Own the modelling assumptions for the brands
* Tracking and forecasting capital spend

Key skills & experience required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with PQE gleaned in a fast-paced, commercial environment
* Good understanding of financial planning and management techniques
* Commercial acumen, strong understanding of operational business drivers
* Excellent interpersonal skills - clear ability to communicate and influence financial and non-financial stakeholders at all levels
* Highly analytical, capable of identifying core issues and provide assessments grounded in logic
* Proactive and positive attitude towards tasks, natural problem solver and comes up with creative solutions
* Advanced Excel

This is a newly created role for the business, where you have every chance to make your mark and bring your own individual flair to the position. This client is renowned for recognising and retaining top talent and will ensure longer term opportunities for the successful candidate, should you prove to add significant value and be a strong culture fit.

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