Commercial Finance Manager

Grafton Banks
£65k - 67k per year + 18% bonus, pension, PHC
04 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Grafton Banks Finance is currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager for a large global technology company with offices in Chertsey, Surrey. You will be a fully qualified accountant with experience of working within the technology, retail or FMCG sectors in order to apply. This is a very commercial opportunity and will support the growth of the companies online shop, offering commercial support, control, governance, forecasting and planning to drive the next phase of expansion. The role is split into different areas of responsibility: Commercial decision-making support: Robust education and analysis of proposed promotional activity to support decision-making. Provide appropriate level of challenge to drive sound decisions. Identify risks and ensure appropriate mitigation. Post-promotion reviews to determine success/failure and learn lessons. Financial oversight and governance: Provide financial oversight over business processes including inventory management, order fulfilment, revenue recognition and fraud prevention to ensure that internal controls are effective and robust, and areas of risk are highlighted and appropriately addressed by the E-Commerce team. Ensure that revenue and costs are being recorded completely, accurately and timely. Support E-Commerce related projects as needed. Financial planning: Support and drive monthly forecasting process. Provide appropriate level of challenge to ensure that forecasts are robust, stretching and achievable. Prepare as hoc analysis where necessary to highlight and analyse key drivers, assumptions and sensitivities behind the forecast. Driving financial performance: Work closely and partner with E-Commerce management to drive financial performance and ensure that the division’s financial objectives regarding sales and profitability are delivered. Prepare value added reporting and analysis to support management and identify significant trends/issues, e.g. monitoring performance versus plan, customer/product profitability etc. Identify opportunities to maximize financial performance and grow the business. This is a highly commercial business facing role where you are able to add real value and input. You will also be rewarded with a good pension,18% bonus and health care. This job was originally posted as

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