Commercial Finance Manager

Marc Daniels
£60000 per annum + Car Allowance & Excellent Benefits
09 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
An exciting and dynamic retail business is currently recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager to join their commercial finance department based in Luton. Key responsibilities: Act as FD for the account. Managing the P&L to deliver against budget. Identifying and analysing root cause of variances. And making financial recommendations to the account director and the company account team on best route of action to manage any risks and explore areas of opportunity Define commercial priorities on weekly/Monthly basis. Providing account director and Head of Commercial Finance with clear updates on performance vs plan. Setting out clear actions to bridge any gaps. Lead month end reporting ensuring correct profit-sharing is reflected. Implement and ensure a robust Overheads Recharge Process is strictly implemented in accordance with agreed timelines with the airline Own the budget and forecast process for the business in conjunction with the operating units as required. Develop and maintain direct strategic relationship with the customer. Working together to define trends and gaps. Setting out clear actions from those to be presented in weekly meetings Closely track Cost of Goods Sold line on the P&L vs prior year to ensure contractual obligations are met. Providing recommendations to Retail / Category managers on ranging decisions Set up a robust process for rebates / listing fees from suppliers in relation to products in range. Minimising effort and time going into it across the business Ensure targets are met when launching New Product Ranges. Working very closely with category managers and retail analysts. Providing commercial direction throughout the entire process. Minimize ad hoc work by building systematic processes around consistently repeating business problems and/or through calibrating customer expectations The right candidate will have a proven background in commercial finance including strong business partnering and providing commercial insights. The right person will possess leadership qualities and be highly driven. This job was originally posted as

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