Head of Commercial Finance

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £450 - £500 per day

  • Contact:

    Elizabeth Price

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months,

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Lizzie Price

Interim Head of Commercial Finance, Luxury Retail, £500, 3 month contract.

The role reports to the CFO and has 2 direct reports.

Key Responsibilities of the Head of Commercial Finance:

Strategic Leadership

  • Leader of Commercial Finance discipline , with a reputation for outstanding partnership, the provision of strategic and timely insight into trends and commercial opportunities and reporting that drives intelligent productivity and growth
  • Responsible for providing direction on the development of new reports and models required to support and improve management information
  • A trusted adviser to the Executive Team and capable of deputising for the Chief Financial Officer

Trend analysis and reporting

  • Ownership of annual budgeting, forecasting and planning process over the course of the financial year, providing in-depth analysis of key channels and business drivers
  • Responsible for the delivery of management information (including the preparation of weekly reports and Board packs) designed to inform improvements in business performance and efficiency


  • Succession planning, talent mapping and development of the Commercial Finance team.

They are looking for Senior Commercial finance candidates from a retail background. Must be fully qualified around 7-10 years PQE


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