Head of Commercial Finance
Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library
A highly successful business in Sheffield are looking for a Head of Commercial Finance to join their senior leadership team on a permanent basis. They have a turnover over £100m and are part of a larger PLC. Their main client base are blue chip private sector businesses which are household names. Their mission statement is to constantly improve to be the best in their field.
The Head of Commercial Finance will work alongside the Sales Director, Operational Director & Accounts Director together with the MD to drive the business forward in their ambitious growth target over the next 3 years.
A high profile role for an experience Head of Commercial Finance with proven success in business partnering and step changing reporting/processes who can hit the ground running in an ever evolving, fast paced environment.
Key responsibilities include:
Responsible for leading the commercial finance function supporting, challenging, engaging with and reporting on the business to improve the commercial effectiveness and success of the organisation
Responsible for strategic underpinning and operational delivery of the forecast
Pro-actively identifying and engaging across the sales teams on large strategic deals and providing direction and support to maximise success on all major bids
Highlighting key risks and opportunities to stakeholders to the forecast, proposing trading strategies and remedial action as required
Development of a broad overview across the sales and commercial functions, providing insight around their performance, processes, systems and methodologies
Maintaining and managing pricing methodology and models
Providing commercial guidance, analysis and insight into all service lines and how they link to the business strategy
Delivery of the sales business plan
Developing strong relationships across a wide range of customer, suppliers and key internal stakeholders including Sales, Marketing, and Finance & Operations.
Management of a small diverse team
Professional Finance qualification - ACA, ACCA, CIMA, with a minimum of 5 years PQE
Strong business facing commercial background with a proven track record of supporting and partnering senior management team
Excellent communication skills coupled with experience of influencing a matrix management team
Must be commercially astute, with a strategic approach, strong numeric and analytical skills
Credible relationship builder, with a creative approach to problem solving
Experience of working in a fast paced organisation, preferably from a contract driven environment
Proactive, enthusiastic individual
Strong IT skills including excellent Excel skillsOn offer:
£60,000 - £70,000
Fast paced environment with opportunities to progress
Corporate and Staff Benefits
25 days rising up to 30 + 1 personal day
Ability to buy/sell holidays (up to 5)
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