Head of Commercial Finance

3 days left

£70,000 - £85,000
05 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Department Head
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
  • Division of a large US business
  • Newly created commercial opportunity

About Our Client

Ryder is a market leading provider of commercial vehicle rental, contract hire, maintenance and dedicated delivery solutions. Part of a US listed Fortune 500 they have operated out of the UK for the last 45 years. The business has a fleet of approximately 20,000 trucks, trailers and vans they supply to a wide and diverse range of customers supported by a network of sites across the UK. Ryder work hard to understand each of their client's business and transport requirements providing a tailored solution to suit individual need. Ryder's mission is to provide innovative fleet solutions that are reliable, compliant and efficient, enabling their customers to deliver on their promises.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for leading the commercial finance function supporting, challenging, engaging with and reporting on the business to improve the commercial effectiveness and success of the organisation
  • Pro-actively identifying and engaging across the sales teams on large strategic deals and providing direction and support to maximise success on all major bids
  • Development of a broad overview across the sales and commercial functions, providing insight around their performance, processes, systems and methodologies
  • Maintaining and managing pricing methodology and models
  • Providing commercial guidance, analysis and insight into all product lines and how they link to Ryder's business strategies
  • Delivery of the sales business plan
  • Developing strong relationships across a wide range of customer, suppliers and key internal stakeholders including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Engineering, Asset Management and Procurement
  • Management of a small diverse team

The Successful Applicant

  • Professional Finance qualification - ACA, ACCA, CIMA, with an extensive PQE
  • Strong business facing commercial background with a proven track record of supporting and partnering with Sales and Marketing functions
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with experience of influencing a matrix management team
  • Must be commercially astute, with a strategic approach, strong numeric and analytical skills
  • Credible relationship builder, with a creative approach to problem solving
  • Experience of working in a fast paced organisation, preferably from a leasing or contract driven environment
  • Strong IT skills including excellent Excel skills

What's on Offer

£70,000 to £85,000 plus car, bonus, private healthcare and pension

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Ref Code: MPFE14019721Z

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