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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: CFM/AT/SEAN_1498743156
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

An opportunity to work with a fantastic travel brand in Oxfordshire on an initial 6 month FTC, with the potential to go permanent after. This role sits within a Commercial team, and will take direct responsibility for 2 Commercial Finance Analysts. Reporting into the Head of Commercial Finance, main responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and articulating a clear understanding of business drivers, KPI's and indicators across multiple business units.
  • Being accountable for development and preparation of divisional trading/KPI reports.
  • Commentating on divisional performance vs budget, as well as delivering analysis of results through real-time, short term reporting and business reviews.
  • Strategic and commercial decision support.
  • Financial analysis and modelling.
  • Undertaking pricing and gross margin reviews.
  • Providing commercial and financial insight/analysis on new product developments.
  • Ensuring financial targets bonuses and other schemes are tracked and that targets are aligned to business performance.
  • Cost of sales analysis including tracking the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations on business performance.
  • Reviewing and challenging monthly/quarterly/annual P&L performance. of multiple business units.
  • Tracking and forecasting performance of each division.
  • Providing support for the five year strategic plan.
  • Ad hoc financial reviews and investigations as required.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree level education or equivalent.
  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • High level of accuracy and detail.
  • Strong commercial acumen and strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work cross functionally.
  • Knowledge of the Private Equity model.

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