Commercial Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Qualified Finance, Accounting and Finance, Part Qualified

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cathal Scanlon

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  • Contact phone:

    07471 496344

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Consultant:

    Cathal Scanlon

Commercial Finance Manager | Leicestershire | £40,000 | 12 Month FTC

My client in Leicester is looking for a commercial accountant to join them for a maternity cover.  This role is not a numbers crunch, this is a real chance to make a difference across the business, less month end, more analysis and strategy. Are you available in May/June for a 12 month FTC?

What the role will include:
- Supporting department Heads of and Managers to produce financial plans, budget and forecasts

- Providing recommendations for continuous improvement of financial planning and reporting processes 

- Providing accurate Management Information and Business Information, providing insightful commentary as required to support business decisions

- Creating regular and on demand reports for external stakeholders and departments and support to understand and interpret reports and metrics

- Understand and communicate the drivers of departments’ performance variances and their implications through measuring performance against defined KPIs, Exploring trends and connections between KPIs, Conducting ad-hoc analysis

- Identifying potential risks and opportunities to the departments through insightful and action-oriented analysis

- Supporting the Head of Finance with ad hoc financial analysis to support strategic reviews

- Developing robust business cases, working closely with the project managers

- Supporting key projects using insight and analysis and make financially robust recommendations

- Assuring project benefits are delivered

- Taking a proactive approach to ensuring effective cost management

- Sharing best practices between departments and encourage cross functional working

- Proactively ensuring financial controls are implemented across the departments

- Working closely with other Finance teams to continually improve end to end financial processes

- Supporting process improvement projects within team to add greater value to analytical, planning and reporting processes

The role is looking for a Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) and also happy to look at someone who is QBE.
The salary is 40k plus lots of great benefits. 

If this sounds like you role, I would urge you to apply. For further information, please call Cathal Scanlon on 07471496344 or email your most up to date CV to

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