Commercial Finance Manager
greenwellgleeson are actively recruiting a Commercial Finance Manager for their international brand. You will be a significant member of the SMT and liaise with the Commercial/Salaes/Marketing leaders as well as the MD. Key Responsibilities: - Manage the production of revenue and gross margin information and seek clear concise and informative reporting.- Monitor and review customer/product/brand profitability.- Review business performance at a gross margin generation level & prepare analysis and recommendations.- Co-ordinate sales and margin budgeting and re-forecasting with relevant stakeholders.- Drive improvements in the quality of information used and adopted by the commercial team.- Provide regular supporting analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of existing business projects (such as marketing spend).- Be the finance lead in supporting and challenging the commercial team on new projects - evaluate, tabulate financial aspects and clearly communicate financial implications and recommendations.- Work with the Management Team to improve customer profitability, drive change by improved financial discipline, and providing financial insight to enable the growth of this business segment.- Support the programme of acquisition growth involving loan finance and liaise and manage the interaction between customer, lawyers, and other relevant parties.- Improve and maintain internal controls over customer retrospective and other discounts and the evaluation of these on performance.- Facilitate and lead change in developing financial business skills of the Commercial team, accelerating transition from "Account Managers" to "Business Managers".- Manage discussions with key budget holders' before/during/after the budget process.- Responsibility for development one direct line report. * ICAEW, CIMA or ACCA qualified.* Minimum 2 years post qualified and relevant experience.* Proven SAP expertise and Business Warehouse ("BW") report writing capabilities.