Interim Head of Commercial Finance

Interim Head of Commercial Finance

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £500 - £600 per annum + LTD

  • Contact:

    Dan Edwards

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Interim Head of Commercial Finance - West Midlands - 6 months - £500 to £600 per day LTD

My client operates in the FMCG/Retail space and has an immediate requirement for Interim Head of Commercial Finance to join their team for an initial period of 6 months. Reporting directly to the CFO you will partner all teams supporting trading activity adding commercial value through pricing, sales, and promotional activity to drive margin growth. The successful candidate will be a career Retail/FMCG specialist available on short notice.

Interim Head of Commercial Finance - Role in Brief

  • Support the commercial agenda
  • Work with the CFO to maximise financial support to the business
  • Support pricing, sales, and promotional activity through detailed industry analysis
  • Drive finance business partnering through commercial acumen
  • Add value through analysis and insight
  • Drive a continuous improvement environment
  • Coordinate management reporting activities
  • Review and maintain KPI'S to track overall skew performance
  • Analyse and influence business strategy

Interim Head of Commercial Finance - Required Experience

  • Qualified to ACA/CIMA/ACCA with appropriate post qualification experience in a relevant industry
  • Strong academic background and experience with fast-paced, large volume, dynamic operations
  • Significant experience of trade accounting
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical problem-solving capabilities
  • Evidence of impact through business partnering
  • Must drive a performance culture
  • Broad commercial understanding
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Very capable relationship builder
  • A confident and positive persona and approach to business and colleagues
  • Willing and motivated to go the extra mile to deliver

To be considered for this role please submit your cv for review. As the role is private and confidential no details will be released until applicant's CV's have been reviewed and positively matched against the client requirements.

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