Commercial Finance Manager

2 days left

Recruiter
Marks Sattin
Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
31 Aug 2021
Closes
28 Sep 2021
Ref
HAS165446
Contact
Hannah Spears
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A reputable consumer, retail business based in Central London is currently seeking a Commercial Finance Manager to join the team.

The business is experience continued rapid growth, and this role will be a business partner to two executive team members with a focus on marketing and R&D. Responsibilities include:

  • Business partner with CMO and CTO and the teams they oversee
  • Challenge forecasted spend across the group to ensure spend is aligned with strategy
  • Perform valuation for new product development, including scenario analysis and product cost target setting
  • Insight analysis on product performance and ad hoc analysis
  • 5 year strategic planning for products, considering feedback from latest product launch decisions
  • Reporting, and forecasting of Marketing and R&D Spend
  • Month End Close Process for Marketing and R&D spend ensuring correct cost recognition
  • Ensure regular review of the operating costs within the Marketing & R&D Cost centres including developing detailed budget and forecasts
  • Provide commercial finance support to marketing projects and initiatives to further the 'premiumisation' of our brand
  • Drive sustainable top line growth for our business
  • Coach and develop one Finance Analyst
  • Support the Group Head of FP&A with ad hoc analysis particularly during our quarterly forecasting and annual budget process

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience. Ideally you will have experience of working in a commercial finance capacity with a premium brand and experience partnering with other teams such as marketing or R&D. Candidates should have excellent communication skills with the ability to influence at a senior level. Strong Excel and systems skills is essential and candidates should be pro-active and a self-starter who is commercially astute, results driven and thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic working environment.

If you have relevant experience and you are keen to explore further, please apply and quote reference: HAS165466

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