Head Of Commercial & Operational Finance

£90000 - £100000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Package
29 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Lorus Consulting
Job Title
Head of Finance
Experience Levels
Contract Type
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.