Senior Commercial Finance Manager

Senior Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus

  • Contact:

    Bilal Sheikh

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting an exciting and growing division within a leading and prestigious automotive manufacturing brand as they seek to appoint a Senior Commercial Finance Manager.

Our client requires a qualified (ACA /ACMA/ACCA) and experienced senior finance professional with a proven track record of working closely with and influencing senior director-level stakeholders in a manufacturing business.

This position sits within a matrix reporting structure so this role will be best suited to someone that is comfortable working autonomously and reporting on a day-to-day basis to a non-financial stakeholder.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Financial control of the programmes at both a multi-year programme and fiscal year level.
  • Budgeting, forecasting & monthly variance analysis.
  • Business partnering the group central commercial functions, particularly on the management of costs and providing the central commercial function with decision support as well as coordinating the forecasting process.
  • Preparing annual financial statements preparation under IFRS & external audit coordination.
  • Finance lead at programme steering committees and providing key support though business partnering in supplier negotiations.
  • Updating and developing aspects of the pricing model.
  • Oversight and responsibility of invoicing, revenue recognition, parts management and billing.
  • Provision of predictive financial modelling to support sales planning and decision making.
  • Key contact for external parties regarding financial regulations.

Key Skills & Experience Required:

  • Manufacturing experience is essential and non-negotiable (automotive - advantageous)
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • ACA /ACMA/ACCA Qualified
  • Working in a matrix reporting structure (advantageous)
  • Strong communication and business partnering skills

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