Head of Commercial Finance – Retail

Head of Commercial Finance – Retail

Ref: JO-2201-109745 | £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + benefits | Location:London, England | Added:04/01/22

The Company
This FMCG/Retail Business currently looking for a Head of Commercial Finance to work closely and in partnership with the Group FD & senior leadership team.

The Role
In this Head of Commercial Finance role, you will be integral to the overall business performance & be part of the senior leadership team for this £100 – 200 million SME business.

Role and responsibilities of this Head of Commercial Finance position will include –

  • Lead a team of Finance Business Partners who worked in partnership with the relevant Directors and Business Unit Heads to optimise and influence the financial performance of each business area.
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of business unit strategy and planning.
  • Deliver accurate reporting and insightful analysis and commercial challenge
  • To deliver and lead a high-performing finance function
  • Prepare annual budgets and rolling forecasts
  • Claim for support, new stores, management information systems and reporting
  • Period reporting against budget/forecast and presentation at period commercial reviews
  • Support delivery of working capital targets by providing clear and insightful analysis, and robust challenge where appropriate,
  • Overview of any new investment appraisals & analysis
  • You will be leading a team of 6-8 people

The Successful Applicant in this Head of Commercial Finance position –

  • Must be operating at a Commercial Head of Finance or Commercial Finance Director – ACCA, CIMA or ACA qualified
  • Must have a background within multi-site Retail, Manufacturing, FMCG or Hospitality in a multi-site/business operation
  • Ability to see the bigger business picture and work with the detail
  • Shown that they can set up & improve processes, procedures and systems
  • Analytical skills with the ability to deal with new concepts and a high degree of complexity
  • Lead and develop a team of high performing finance business partners
  • Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong relationships with internal and external parties
  • Look at ways of driving improvements across all areas of reporting, and systems

Benefits of this Head of Commercial Finance position –

This is a leadership position that is based out of their headquarters and will require relocation outside of the Mainland UK.

  • Relocation costing
  • Car allowance
  • Housing support (for your first year)
  • 30% bonus potential
  • Private healthcare
  • Contributory pension

If this role sounds like you, and you’re open to relocating outside of Mainland UK, please send your cv details quoting the reference JO-2201-109745.

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