Head of Commercial Finance

Full Time


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An organisation in the marketing industry requires a Head of Commercial Finance to join their finance team. Based in Central London, you’ll be joining a fast paced and demanding yet highly rewarding working environment. This opportunity provides the perfect step up for any experienced/senior analyst.


Roles Responsibilities –

  • Understand revenue and profitability performance and key drivers
  • Setting and reviewing of monthly and weekly KPIs
  • Monitor, report and evaluate sales performance
  • Ownership of Global Sales commissions and bonus plans
  • Develop dynamic pricing models to support commercial objectives and ensure acceptable economic returns
  • Provide explanations and advice from commercial and financial data in terms of growing the business, margins and cost reduction
  • Review sales contracts
  • Support Commercial teams with analysis, contract preparations, negotiations and pricing
  • Work with management to develop 1 and 3+ year plans monitoring progress against these
  • Financial Accounting/reporting including Revenue and Cost Recognition
  • Revenue and Cost forecasting
  • Assisting with the yearly audit
  • Lead ad hoc financial analysis projects and building new business cases
  • Summarise key findings in a clear and simple manner and producing month end corporate board slides
  • Understand and review / liaise with Commercial teams on all aspects of the customer P&L
  • You will be working closely with the Sales team to contribute relevant and correct information for negotiations to meet client needs and budgets while considering profitability and the company’s other interests
  • Identify and lead sustainable initiatives to improve the quality and timeliness of information provided to drive business performance
  • Coach, guide and mentor the FP&A team of 2 to support their ongoing development and progression as skilled financial professionals

Candidate Requirements –

  • MS Dynamics and basic SQL experience would be beneficial
  • Strong communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced excel (i.e. Pivot tables, VLookups)
  • Self-starter
  • Service industry experience would be ideal
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified with 3+ years post qualification experience
  • BI tool experience would be advantageous
  • Dedication to meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines