Commercial Finance Manager

Coventry Permanent £75,000 - £85,000 per year
  • Commercially focused position with elements of FP&A and Business Partnering
  • Fast-track opportunity to Commercial FD

About Our Client

A business that truly appreciates the importance of top-tier finance function. They've had an impressive few years and gone from strength to strength. This is a newly created role to add into the team as they aim to take the commercial finance function to new heights.

Job Description

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Director, we are looking for an experienced Commercial Finance Manager for a critical role within the team, overseeing the provision of key commercial analysis to senior management & the exec supporting the business in understanding and controlling performance including labour spend, gross profit, product development and pricing.

The successful candidate will have experience of business partnering at an operational and director level, as well as having a strong track record of owning, producing and developing timely, accurate and insightful performance reporting and analysis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver Financial and KPI analysis on weekly and period performance
  • Manage delivery of ad hoc data/insight support requests
  • Pro-active approach to provision of data driven insight to dept directors and senior ops teams to assist with decision making and optimising the growth of the business
  • Challenge as necessary based on commercial finance expertise
  • Own budgeting and forecasting process for P&L and cash flows
  • Drive and support the design and development of reporting improvement programme
  • Look for efficiencies in FP&A tasks and commercial opportunities in the business.

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified accountant with appropriate post qualified experience within a commercial landscape
  • Team player who can work within the team to deliver collective priorities
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-changing business
  • Able to challenge - existing ways of working & as part of decision making process
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Curiosity to extract trends and understand key business drivers
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to present financial information to non-financial people
  • An ability to deal with detail but also to see the bigger picture
  • Tenacity to pursue issues and cut through to key points.

What's on Offer

  • £75,000 - £85,000 basic
  • Car/car allowance
  • Bonus
  • Discounted health membership
  • Pension
  • Private medical care
  • Employee discount
  • Quarterly incentives
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