Commercial Finance Manager

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    Accounting and Finance, Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Love

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    0115 922 2240

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Ben Love

Commercial Finance Manager | Nottinghamshire | Up to £65,000 basic + Car Allowance 

Cherry Professional are currently working with a leading organisation, based in Nottingham, to recruit a value adding Commercial Finance Manager.

In this newly created position and reporting directly to the Head of Finance, the Commercial Finance Manager will play a key part in broadening Finance's role within a particular division and market.

You will act as a key business partner with high visibility and the role will involve building relationships with all Senior Managers.

This is a very diverse role and would suit an individual looking to gain broad experience in a commercial environment. The role includes significant exposure to the FD, CFO and CEO and opportunities for future progression and development. We are looking for a driven individual who wants to develop themselves and their career in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

This successful candidate has a tremendous opportunity to have an influential role across all elements of the business, and the ability to positively impact performance as the business moves through an exciting redesign of its strategy over the coming 12-24 months.

The Opportunity…
* Manager of 3 staff members (direct line manager), with responsibility for the day to day management, appraisals and development of a mix of qualified and part-qualified accountants
* Use of financial analysis to support decision-making and facilitate change by working closely with a number of different departments across the business.
* Improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance by ensuring processes deliver reliable financial information in a format that enables senior managers to drive performance.
* Bring financial performance challenge to the business areas, providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
* Identify risk and opportunities and work with the business to deliver cost saving initiatives and to ensure that available funds are directed towards the hardest hitting optimisation initiatives.
* Bring financial performance challenge to the business areas, providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
* Responsibility for delivering budgeting and forecasting processes for agreed business areas.
*Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams.

Who are we looking for…
* Significant experience in a finance function of a large corporate, ideally Plc, in increasingly responsible positions.
* People management and coaching skills, alongside excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships
* Experience in either FMCG, Retail or Manufacturing.
* Presence, gravitas and ability to influence senior stakeholders
* Excellent analytical, financial modelling and problem solving skills
* Strong drive to understand the commercial drivers of a business
* A qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with demonstrable post-qualified experience

The Benefits…
* Up to £65,000 basic + Car Allowance 
* Healthcare 
* 33 Days Holiday
* 10% Bonus
* 8% Pension
* Flexible working - 2 days a week from home 

Jobs you may have applied for may include Financial Controller, Commercial Finance Manager, Senior Finance Business Partner, Head of Finance.
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