Role details

Commercial Finance Manager

Essex   •   £70,000 - £80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Commercially focused role
  • Fast growth consumer goods sector

About Our Client

A local employer of choice in the area with an excellent reputation and engaging, positive culture. This local business continues to show fast, YOY growth and is set to increase revenue in the years to come through investment and looking at commercial opportunities

Job Description

  • Work with senior divisional management and Finance Director to help develop the medium and long term business plans including appropriate performance targets and metrics

  • Provide objective challenge regarding spend plans and take a proactive role in looking for opportunities to deliver services more efficiently and effectively and investigate opportunities

  • Support the business in assuming greater degrees of financial accountability by providing local coaching and training to improve financial confidence and competence across the divisional management teams

  • To provide forward looking insight and challenge, adding demonstrable value through delivering business and commercial insights - acting as a catalyst for business's change

  • Review financial performance information and plans - including the annual budget and the division's monthly management accounts & forecasting, to ensure they are robust and accurately reflect key business issues
  • Ensure good local cost control and cost management behaviour in the business. Promote good financial disciplines, and risk management processes
  • Act as a positive representative for Finance with business stakeholders
  • Act as a role model for not only direct reports but other finance professionals
  • Take a proactive approach in supporting staff development, performance and career progression
  • Facilitate collaboration between team members through sharing information, collaborating on decision making, and taking mutual responsibility for the work of the team.

The Successful Applicant

You will be a Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years of PQE experience within a commercial role. You will have demonstrable experience of business partnering, adding value through commercial insight and working with the wider business to drive growth. You will have strong influencing skills with the ability to challenge and advise at all levels. A confident communicator with experience in a larger matrix group would also be advantageous

What's on Offer

70,000 - 80,000 + Bens

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