Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alice Kirkland

  • Contact email:

    alice.kirkland@goodmanmasson.com

  • Job ref:

    AK444_1560160249

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-10

My client is a well known high street retailer who has seen continued growth YOY. They opened 50 stores last year and have another 60 in the pipeline for this year too which amounts to nearly 400 worldwide. They are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their Head Office in Victoria to drive performance. This is a brand new vacancy so you will get significant autonomy and responsibility from day one.

The role of Commercial Finance Manager will involve:

  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Identify drivers of overspend, highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Evolve reporting and analysis to better communicate performance to team
  • Business partner non finance teams
  • Month end reporting and filing of VAT returns
  • Manage two direct reports and support L&D with training and coaching

The suitable candidate for the role of Commercial Finance Manager will be/have:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) with 2-3 years' post qualified experience
  • Experience within a large retail or consumer business
  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
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