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Commercial Finance Manager (Interim)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager (Interim)
Contract Type: temporary
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £300 - £325 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: CG2909CFM_1601393954
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 30 days ago

Job Description

Our client, a global market leader with a reputation for providing a fun and flexible working environment, is looking to source a bright and enthusiastic Commercial Finance Manager to join on an initial interim basis. Longer term opportunities could be on offer for those who prove their capabilities and fit well with company culture.

Candidate must have proven Commercial Finance experience, especially working with sales/marketing teams and be immediately available.

You will primarily be responsible for leading annual and quarterly financial forecasts for the Europe and UK business, partnering with internal stakeholders to lead monthly variance analysis and communicating results to leadership team. You'll also serve as a key commercial partner to the leadership team and functional heads by providing analytical support for strategic initiatives and identifying growth opportunities.

Main duties:
* Own & analyse top-line performance by providing timely reports and analysis to the broader business
* Lead UK annual & quarterly sales forecasting; partner with digital team to reflect performance marketing growth levers to forecast online & offline sales growth
* Act as key business partner to marketing teams, including pricing analysis, developing marketing calendar, driving financial forecast of new campaigns
* Drive business performance by driving insights, challenging status quo
* Bring analytical rigour and discipline to strategic projects


Knowledge and skills required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Proven commercial nous and best in class business partnering
* Highly analytical, with excellent interpersonal skills
* Can adapt in a fast-moving environment with a high sense of urgency and accountability
* Confident presenting to and challenging senior stakeholders where necessary
* Strong Excel

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