Commercial Finance Manager

Posted 18 November 2022
Salary £50000 - £60000 per annum
DisciplineQualified FinanceTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameAlex Bourne

Job description

Axon Moore are working with an international, market-leading tech business that is looking for a stand-out, trail blazing candidate to fore fill an exciting, newly created Commercial Finance Manager role. The Commercial Finance Manager will sit as the number 1 in finance within one of the businesses hyper-growth subsidiaries; working closely with the business’ CEO and COO you will enjoy complete trust and autonomy to shape the role including complete flexibility to work from home or out of any one of their offices across West Yorkshire.

As the business continues to grow you will also play a key role in the development of the finance function; shaping strategic decisions and enhancing the team. As reward for your hard work and efforts in maintaining and accelerating the business' growth journey you will receive excellent benefits as well as the greater stature & responsibility within the business.

As Commercial Finance Manager you will be responsible for commercial and financial business partnering; providing commercial finance insight into all areas of the business to shape key decisions; setting budgets & forecasts - utilising accurate and timely reports and data.

Core Accountabilities:
  • Lead the delivery of the annual budget and regular re-forecasts.
  • Undertake proactive commercial analysis, including cost and benefit analysis, for the business to lead senior decision-making and to provide insight into commercial growth opportunities, guest and holiday homeowner needs, behaviour & trends.
  • Lead on business case creation via the delivery of accurate and timely analysis to ensure all relevant impacts have been identified and assessed accordingly.
  • Lead the post investment appraisal process by working collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to complete associated analysis and reporting on project and initiative delivery.
  • Playback financial & non-financial data and modelling to a range of stakeholders in a clear, concise and appropriate manner.
  • Lead on the production of weekly trading reports and providing insightful commentary on actual performance.
  • Produce other regular and ad hoc reports and analysis as required to track performance trends and support decision-making.
  • Working alongside the Technology team to develop refreshable reporting that matches the needs of the company & enables real-time, actionable insight
  • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders and their teams
  • Any other duties as reasonably required, from time to time, within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role. 

Person Specification:
  • Part/Fully qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA or qualified by experience
  • Experience setting budgets and forecasts
  • Experience of working / business partnering with cross functional / non-finance teams and successful stakeholder engagement
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and communicates in a clear and engaging manner
  • Excellent logical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills and able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Flexible in approach and adapts style appropriately
  • Excellent IT literacy, Microsoft Excel and data analysis skills
  • Good PowerPoint skills

Benefits Package
  • Annual individual performance-related bonus scheme (worth up to an additional 10% of base salary)
  • 33 days annual leave per full year (inclusive of usual 8 Bank Holidays) + an extra paid day off for their birthday each year
  • Option to join the company pension scheme where we’ll match employee contributions up to 5% 
  • Flexible working hours / Hybrid working to support and promote a healthy work/life balance, focused work and meaningful collaboration  (minimum of 1 day in the office weekly and when required for particular events / team meetings from time to time & unsuitable for remote)
  • Annual paid employee volunteer days (2 per year) to support community initiatives
  • Free private individual medical insurance(option to add partner and dependants)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) offering free and confidential well-being support and counselling services
  • Ongoing learning & training opportunities to support your continuous personal and career development
  • Access to our employee discount scheme
  • Free worldwide Travel insurance (includes cover for family members)
  • Free Life Assurance cover
  • Provided with Laptop, up to 2 monitors and other home office essentials