Commercial Finance Controller
Commercial Finance Controller required by a global organisation, managing the FP&A function & leading a team.
Your new company
This leading manufacturer is part of a large global group with operations covering a wide range of specialist areas.
Your new role
Following an internal promotion, a challenging opportunity has arisen for a qualified finance professional to join the UK business, leading a team and overseeing the FP&A function.
This is a unique role in that, although you will have strong technical skills, you will be focused on the commercial aspects of the business.
Your duties will include, but limited to:
- Owning monthly forecasting process and deliverables ensuring forecast accuracy.
- Preparing forecast updates for senior management highlighting business achievements and forecast outlook.
- Working with senior management, the FP&A Manager has insight on the drivers of business performance and identifies opportunities and risks.
- Annual budget setting, budgetary monitoring and analysis of variances
- Identifying opportunities to streamline and improve the financial planning activities and tools.
- Preparing presentations for senior leadership for quarterly business reviews, executive visits, board presentations and conferences
- Month end expenditure reporting and continued driving of financial discipline
- Financial analysis of key business initiatives
- Proactively reviewing datasets (financial and operational) currently being captured by the Finance team and takes the lead in improving the consistency, quality and types of data currently being analysed.
- Leads on driving the standardisation of reporting
- Leads on the design and creation of regular KPI dashboards for each business unit, managing the subsequent reporting against these dashboards once implemented.
- Works closely with the different businesses to gain a good understanding of the different dynamics of each business unit to gain a strong commercial awareness and understanding of their operations.
- Analyses and challenges key operating metrics and identifies and analyses the key value drivers of each of the group businesses
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a confident, professional and enthusiastic finance manager with strong technical and commercial experience. You will have a track record of commercial, financial management, staff supervision and a desire to drive performance of a business through the provision of value-add analysis and strategic guidance.
What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will be rewarded with a challenging and varied, commercially-focused opportunity with a leading global business. You will have future opportunities for development across the business, both locally and globally, and a competitive salary is on offer for the successful candidate.
What you need to do now
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