Commercial Finance Manager - Finance Business Partner
This commercial business partnering role supports and challenges the business on its performance and provides decision support, commercial insight and forecasting the end-to-end P&L from a finance perspective.
My client is a forward thinking and dynamic retail client operating across the UK. The company is currently focusing on the strategic transformation of their business making it a interesting and exciting time for Commercial Finance.
Deliver financial KPIs and analysis to support and challenge the business
Detailed and proactive business performance analysis
Produce rolling forecasts of value drivers
Decision support and influencing strategy
Improve financial controls and risk management
Finance lead for systems improvements
Knowledge, skills and Experience of the successful candidate:
- Qualified accountant with a minimum of three years PQE.
Strong commercial background, gained either via an industry route (ideally Retail or FMCG sectors) or through an advisory function in a large professional services organisation
Proven ability to build productive business relationships with a wide network of finance and non-finance colleagues
Proficient in co-ordinating work between multiple stakeholders and deliver information to exacting deadlines
Strong analytical and Excel skills, honed in an environment of interrogating complex financial models. Knowledge of Cognos an advantage
Resilient, enthusiastic and proactive in setting own agenda and driving results in a fast paced environment
Excellent verbal and written communication style and a proven ability to influence a variety of senior stakeholder
- Competitive Salary
- Opportunities for progression with clear career paths in the wider group
- Excellent Benefits