Commercial Financial Controller

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Emer Kelly

  • Job ref:

    EK9434_1557315039

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-07

  • Startdate:

    01/03/2019

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join this internationally recognised business as an Interim Commercial Finance Controller. This role will have 2 direct reports and would suit someone who has a good understanding of technical accounting but has experience working in a commercial finance role. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years post qualification experience in a big business in a similar role.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Act as Deputy for Finance Director, splitting responsibility with the FD to lead and drive the various management boards.
  • Responsible for the financial planning process and product set to include forecasts, budgets & strategic plans. To include design and management of appropriate scenario planning, modelling & outcome analysis for review by the International Board to optimise planning cycle.
  • Develop, launch and maintain appropriate performance reporting regime through the provision of insightful, accurate and timely management Information and establishment of management forums to robustly drive results
  • Drive performance management agenda through swift identification or risks and opportunities, working with Operations and Commercial Business Partners to review and drive remedial actions through relevant management Boards
  • Own production of Quarterly Business Review reporting for Group CEO, and Performance Reporting Meetings.
  • Develop and own financial control processes
  • Own the business partnering for indirect cost areas, identifying opportunities for cost savings through procurement initiatives and driving activities that deliver.
  • Responsibility for the accuracy of all key performance indicator reporting.
  • Responsibility for the design and delivery of appropriate reporting suite and then lead liaison with Group reporting to deliver accuracy of all key performance indicator reporting.

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