Head Of Commercial & Operational Finance

Location
Homeworking
Salary
£90000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Package
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
DPSC
Contact
Lorus Consulting
Job Title
Head of Finance
Experience Levels
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a dynamic, multi-faceted Retail and Distribution business. They have a requirement for a newly created role, Head Of Commercial & Operational Finance sitting within one of their most prominent divisions. This is a key role within commercial finance, which will entail building a team with end to end responsibility for both content and product spend from long range planning through to balance sheet. It is important to identify a robust character who can not only operate at Board level but also demonstrate leadership whilst providing genuine commercial insight and guidance to senior stakeholders. Key accountabilities include:

-Building a team of Finance Business Partners responsible for providing value added financial insight
-Development of financially sound business strategy and annual operating plans
-Monitoring and management of business and financial performance
-Identifying / Evaluating business opportunities, risks and issues and assessing their financial implications
-Development of business cases and/or remedial action plans to maximize performance
-Ensuring adherence to relevant financial policies and procedures eg applications for capital expenditure/investment
-Driving change activity in the business area to ensure benefits are delivered.
-Engaging with the leadership team in their partner area and the finance function to agree the services to be provided by
*Leading and/or contributing to a wide variety of projects and initiatives as required, potentially including corporate transactions

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a first class academic record. The essential skills and experience required are; Excellent communication, high numeracy levels, strong financial / operational and commercial expertise gained from within customer orientated environments . This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a world leading organisation who are known for providing unparallelled career advancement opportunities.