Elevation Senior Finance is currently looking to recruit a Commercial Finance Manager on behalf of global FMCG organisation in Leeds.
Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance you will be accountable for improving strategy, supporting the analysis of category financials in order to support the business' growth ambition. Success will be defined by demonstrating financial control and commercial knowledge to influence key financial KPI's within each area of the business.
Duties & Responsibilities:
-Operate as a valued business partner, so that finance information is rigorously used in decision-making and performance is accurately measured and forecasted
-Partner the Marketing teams to deliver Financial targets
-Prepare and lead appraisals that compare actual performance to forecasts to enable monitoring of performance; assist line managers with preparing action plans for identified areas
-Analyse the brand's promotional strategy
-Play a role to drive actions through the business where appropriate
-Develop, apply and report KPIs by which overall Commercial plan success can be judged
-Provide visibility and track performance compared to annual plans
-Stress test Forecast/Plan to offer challenges to the commercial teams
-Support the wider business in developing actionable brand strategies that are account specific
Skills and Experiences:
-Experience of working in a commercially focused / business partnering role
-Professional Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with post qualified experience
-Ability to lead, influence and coach direct reports
-Stakeholder management and influencing
-Commercial and operational decision support
-Strong IT skills, including advanced Excel
Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.