Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £350 - £375 per day

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    9-12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

I'm currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager to join a retail business.

Key responsibilities of the Commercial Finance Manager-

Main Responsibilities

  • Drive business performance by providing analysis, insight and commentary on Retail Channel sales performance, highlighting key trends and risks and/or opportunities
  • Ownership of the planning/budgeting/forecasting process for both P&L and Capex, ensuring financial impacts of Retail Channel activities are fully understood
  • Ownership of the month-end management accounts process for Retail, ensuring variances to budget and forecast are fully understood and explained
  • Ownership and continuous improvement of current reporting and the design of new tools and templates to improve understanding of Retail Channel sales performance
  • Responsibility for budgeting and forecasting the sales and gross profit of the Retail channel ensuring both top line assumptions and phasing are robust.
  • Financial evaluation of new initiatives, business activities and capital investments
  • Financial analysis of Retail specific KPI's including Retail LFL's and Pay-to-Sales ratios
  • Financial analysis and support of the B2B/Wholesale channel
  • All aspects of people management and development of the Retail Finance Analyst
  • Adhoc commercial finance support as required

They are looking for candidates who have experience in working in similar roles within retail.


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