Commercial Finance Manager
A highly strategic Commercial Finance Manager is required for an immediately recognisable multi-site consumer business with a strong brand name. Our client has a clear strategic vision with exciting and ambitious growth plans. Reporting directly to the Commercial Finance Director and with significant exposure to the senior leadership team, key responsibilities will include:
- Acting as a strong business partner, supporting commercial and operational decision-making across the organisation and driving value
- Analysing new and existing business initiatives, challenging assumptions and highlighting any risks and opportunities
- Developing and implementing the strategic direction
- Providing clear leadership, development and on-going motivation of your team and more broadly across the finance function
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with proven business partnering experience and exceptionally strong commercial expertise. A confident and pro-active self-starter, you will be comfortable contributing to high-level strategic decision making whilst being able to 'roll up your sleeves' and get into the detail. You will be a proven manager who will thrive in a robust, change-oriented and fast-paced environment.
With outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the credibility and gravitas to work effectively with and develop working relationships internally, externally and cross-functionally. In addition, you will have the proven ability to challenge and push back against the business and senior stakeholders, challenging current thinking and influencing in a positive and constructive manner.
Excellent progression opportunities exist for the successful candidates.