Head of Commercial Finance

£80k - £100k
North West London
06 Nov 2019

Head of Commercial finance role based in Greater London

My client offers modern offices within a growing business, that is one step ahead of its competitors and the market in general. They are looking for a Head of Commercial Finance that can help lead the way for commercial finance.

The role

  • As a member of my clients senior leadership team, work closely with their COO providing high level financial, commercial and strategic input, helping to drive the development of a growing business

  • Provide clear, accurate and timely reporting to senior management, ensuring alignment of expectations and consistent communication at all levels of the business

  • Take ownership of the business plan and budget, ensuring models are up to date and accurate.

  • Ensure the business plan is appropriately documented and communicated, and work with stakeholders to ensure consistency with their corporate objectives and business plan

  • Lead the monitoring and analysis of business performance; Identifying risks and opportunities, continuously monitoring key performance indicators and identifing business trends

  • Build and improve the capabilities and processes within the finance team to create a customer led Business Partnering function through regular reviews

  • Oversee management and financial accounting; Maintaining rolling cash flow and profit forecasts for all aspects of the business.

  • Lead the business capex appraisal and approval process. Ensuring all capex proposals are thoroughly reviewed and challenged and are financially justifiable prior to submission for approval

  • Continuously improve processes to ensure the best-in-class customer service and management information

  • Responsible for ensuring financial processes and compliance within the business

The candidate

  • Strong educational background, including a degree from a reputable University
  • Qualified accountant
  • Experienced in partnering with Board or Senior Leadership teams
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business drivers and use that understanding to drive performance
  • Experience of upgrading or improving systems for these purposes, ideally within a fast-growing business.
  • Can own commercial questions and autonomy and ability to own to solution and recommendation

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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