The Commercial Finance Manager is a key finance business partner within the company’s headquarters giving you great exposure to Directors and various regional MDs and heads of department. The role will provide key finance input to business topics, including contract negotiations with relevant accounting considerations and impact on department costs. You will have regular reviews with Director/Heads of Department to drive performance to ensure Head Office costs are optimised. The successful candidate will also be involved with key Group FP&A activities, including annual budget processes, reforecasts and month-end reporting and reviews. There will be further opportunities to work on a variety of ad-hoc projects which will include, although not restricted to, working closely with the Strategy and M&A teams. The role reports to the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and is seen as succession planning for this individual longer term.
The successful candidate must have experience of finance business partnering and have both an analytical and problem-solving mindset. Experience reporting and working closely with senior stakeholders is also highly important. Finally, you should a UK recognised accountancy qualification with experience ideally working in a global organisation.
This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a broad Head Office role in a market-leading organisation with the expectation that you will step up in the short to medium term.
To apply for this role, please use the Apply button, or alternatively, contact Justin Dunner or Rory Miles at Walker Hamill, quoting reference RM50929.
Please note that due to the expected volume of applications, we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. We are sorry, but if you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity-backed businesses and privately-owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.