Head of Commercial
c£70-80k plus benefits
Axon Moore is working with a leading Cheshire-based business to recruit a Head of Commercial. Reporting into the Finance Director, this individual will take the lead on commercial reporting across this rapidly-growing business, playing a key role in identifying areas of growth and performance improvement.
Critical to this role will be a demonstrable experience of business partnering, liaising with finance, sales and operations across the wider business to recognise emerging trends and patterns to exploit existing and emerging commercial opportunities.
The company is projected to double in size within the next 5 years, therefore the need for data-driven insight from the finance team is paramount.
This is a high-volume and complex business operating within ambitious growth targets. Consequently, the Head of Commercial Finance will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with large data sets, turning this into meaningful and insightful analysis to drive the performance of the business. To this end, the successful individual will be highly capable of data manipulation using Excel. Any additional MI or BI tool experience would be advantageous.
Leading a small team, the successful Head of Commercial will take responsibility for a suite of commercial reporting including budgeting and strategy analysis, site-by-site performance evaluation system developments and a broad range of project work.
The successful Head of Commercial will have the following background;
• A recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
• Demonstrable experience of working with large data sets within a high-volume business environment (perhaps retail, FMCG or e-commerce or businesses with similar dynamics)
• Experience of working cross-functionally with a variety of internal stakeholders
• The capability to quickly understand key drivers of the business and exploit commercial opportunity
• Advanced Excel skills
Head of Commercial