Commercial Finance Manager – International

Recruiter
N Brown Group
Location
Manchester
Posted
19 May 2018
Closes
02 Jun 2018
Job role
Accountant
N Brown Group are seeking a Commercial Finance Manager based in Manchester to join its expanding team to be responsible for the execution of the financial plans and ongoing improvement within our International Operation with regard to commercial performance, focus and mind-set.

A key business partner to the International leadership team with responsibility for all aspects of financial management including the business planning process, investment planning and performance, KPI and financial performance tracking/reporting, improving operational performance, cash management, the financial control environment as well as management of their specific team. This Manager role will play a key role in advising and supporting the International Director and their leadership team as we continue to transform our marketing investment to underpin the ecommerce business.

As the Commercial Finance Manager, your duties will be to:

- Lead performance manages and develop and motivate the Finance Analyst to deliver business objectives.
- Support the International Director and leadership team to define and produce key ROI measures and to create and drive a program of activity to improve ROI in line with group strategy.
- Provide transparency evidenced by clear linkage of divisional results to statutory results whilst ensuring compliance with statutory and group financial obligations.
- Create an annual budget for the International division in accordance with the financial planning process.
- Month end reporting - summarise financial position, issues, action identification and tracking.
- Contribute to trading performance - provide commercial narrative, insight, summarise and track material issues and actions.
- Support the Director by championing change management; driving improvements to financial accountability across the division and organisation and improving financial processes to improve overall efficiency.
- Ad hoc analysis and provision of financial advice as required to support decision-making and monitoring of financial performance.


To be a successful Commercial Finance Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

- Formal qualifications: CIMA/ACA/ACCA.
- Experience of working in the E-commerce Digital Retail sector is advantageous.
- Experience of working in an International finance role is essential.
- Strong business partnering skills in supporting and challenging senior stakeholders in relation to a large budget.
- Strong technology skills, including computerised financial systems and Microsoft Office.
- Strong operational delivery track record motivated to implement/deliver on time to quality standards and build new efficient processes.
- Excellent interpersonal relationships and ability to manage complex stakeholder relationship.


In return, the Manager will receive a salary of £70,000 - £90,000 per annum depending on experience plus many excellent benefits

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