Head of Commercial Finance

Head of Commercial Finance

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus

  • Contact:

    Alex Britton

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Head of Commercial Finance - 80 - 85k - Birmingham

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a PLC in Birmingham to recruit a Head of Commercial Finance who will lead the commercial finance function and provide financial insight to the leadership team.

The organisation is seen as a leading multi-channel retail specialist that have hundreds of physical stores nationwide and a growing online presence. This role will report directly into the Financial Director with regular face time with the CFO. The environment is going to be fast paced and will need an experienced individual who can work to tight deadlines and enjoys a varied workload.

As the Head of Commercial Finance this role will provide a unique platform to own the output and delivery of all management information and analysis for the business. The role will have 4 direct reports who will be hands on throughout the month end process and support ad hoc analysis.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Daily & weekly trading reports and analysis
  • Preparation of the Monthly management accounts board pack draft
  • Lead on all commercial and operational projects requiring decision/ analytical support
  • Leading the financial planning process - budgets, forecasting, long term planning etc.
  • Capital investment appraisals
  • Partnering with the senior leadership to provide clear and concise financial insight
  • Manage a team of 4
  • Ad hoc analysis

The right person for the Head of Commercial Finance in Birmingham:

The right person will be qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA with previous experience in a commercially focused role. Team leadership experience will be an advantage and knowledge of Retail (not essential).

Head of Commercial Finance Package:

  • £80,000 - £85,000
  • 25 days holiday
  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Flexi working
  • Hybrid 2/3 day split

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