An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Head of Commercial Finance to join this well known listed business. The role will be to act as Finance Business Partner to the Business unit Managing Director and various operations managers within the division through the provision of full financial and commercial decision support, whilst also supporting and developing the commercial finance team.
Key responsibilities of the Head of Commercial Finance job will include: Through strong stakeholder management and influencing skills, help to interrogate and drive commercial improvements through the business.To forecast and help drive optimum financial performance within and in embedding a culture of Finance being a trusted business partner throughout the organisationEnsure visibility of market developments, the competitive situation with regard to strategy and financial performance indicators, scan the market for commercial opportunitiesMaintain a Risks and Opportunities schedule against budgeted EBITA.Provide support and challenge to the various Operations Managers to ensure that they understand the drivers of performance and to proactively manage the operational cost base.Investment appraisal of commercial and operational proposals and subsequent monitoring to ensure delivery of expected benefits.Responsibility for preparing and presenting the monthly business review.Pro-actively investigate variances in expected commercial performance, to identify the root cause and pro-actively inform and, as necessary lead in taking corrective action, pro-actively engaging colleagues from across the business.The role holder will be required to interpret financial and commercial data, market trends and customer demands and expectations. Decisions will be made that fundamentally affect the profitability and development of the business.
The Head of Commercial Finance will possess the following attributes/skills:Qualified accountant (5+ years PQE) with relevant experience of senior stakeholder engagement, financial analysis and management reporting gained in a complex project/contract environment. Experience of working in a business facing finance role and a pragmatic and adaptable outlookA good relationship builder, who is able to challenge and support colleagues from different functions in a constructive and effective manner. Good leadership and influencing skills, both verbal and written, with emphasis on achieving results and successful outcomes.
If you are interested in the Head of Commercial Finance position please do not hesitate to apply today.
Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003