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Commercial Finance Manager (Interim)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager (Interim)
Contract Type: temporary
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: NH 577547 TW_1534178051
Contact Name: Nick Hallworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Commercial Finance Manager, St. Albans, Hertfordshire
6- 9 months, £400- £450p/day

Our Client, a world leading, multi-national based at their impressive Headquarters in St. Albans is currently looking to source an ambitious, high calibre Commercial Finance Manager on an interim contract of circa 6-9 months, covering maternity.
This is an exciting opportunity within a global organisation where numerical and analytical skills combined with strong interpersonal and business partnering skills are critical.

The role requires someone who can influence and support the business to maximise value creation with insightful and actionable financial analysis for all significant marketing investment decisions.

The role will include the following key areas:
- Work with the Marketing teams to ensure that business performance is clear and the drivers of performance are understood, including promotion trends, brand/ customer profitability and external competitor analysis.
- Develop financial analysis that challenges & evaluates all marketing investment decisions and contribute to brand strategy development including price/ promotional strategies.
- Provide leadership to brand teams through all planning processes including forecasting/ budget and strategic planning.
- Meet with seniority including non-finance staff on a periodic basis to provide performance analysis and updating on key projects and finance alignment.

The successful candidate will be qualified (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) with a strong academic background with future progression opportunities available for those that show drive, determination and ultimately achieve results. Most importantly you will be confident, able to challenge Senior Management and be a self starter with the ability to go to various sources to gather information required. Given the nature and importance of this role the successful candidate must come from an FMCG/ Retail background.

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