Finance Manager

England, Hampshire
£55000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Fee Henderson
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Finance Manager - £55k plus 20% Bonus - Hampshire

Wade Macdonald has been engaged by one of Europe's largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers. The firm are highly acquisitive and have grown by 25% the business is currently going through an exciting period of change and expansion. They are now looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to report into the Head of Commercial Finance the Commercial Finance Manager role will be partnering directly with the Sales and their teams within the business to assist them in driving profitability and Return on Capital Employed by providing high quality financial analysis, appropriate challenge and balanced decision making.

*Develop a thorough understanding of the P&L and the drivers of profitability and return on capital performance
*Establish metrics that can be integrated into customer and vendor scorecards to highlight issues and drive change in the business.
*Development of services business P&L and implement in Enterprise team to ensure budget is delivered.
*Provide support to B2B sales team in negotiation and regular tracking of customer rebate schemes to ensure schemes are driving the desired behaviour.
*Responsible for sales commission and commercial bonus structures.
*Responsible for live models of credit insurance requirements for top customers.
*Assist in driving annual budget process and regular profit forecasts. Ensure the business is familiar with key variances and work with them to maximise opportunities.
*Drive continual improvement in the Finance function and the business control environment.
*Provide ad-hoc support to the sales/commercial business leads as required.
This might include but is not limited to work on customer tenders, reviewing customer rebate schemes and preparing business cases for new initiatives as required.

The Candidate
*ACCA/CIMA Qualified Accountant
*Strong interpersonal skills; you will part of a team that is the face of Finance in Basingstoke.
*Self-motivated and results driven.
*Proven track record in financial analysis and interpretation skills.
*Excellent Excel skills (experience with VBA also desirable).
*Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
*Experience in a FMCG or distribution environment is desirable.
*Familiarity with Oracle, SAP and Qlikview is desirable.
*Willing to travel from time to time to interface with Finance Operations in Accrington.

Commercial Finance Manager - £55k plus 20% Bonus - Hampshire

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.