Commercial Manager

Posted 15 November 2022
Salary £42000 - £45000 per annum
LocationChorley
DisciplineQualified Finance
ReferenceKG/5563/CM
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with a successful and growing PE backed SME in Chorley to recruit an ambitious Commercial Manager.

This is an excellent varied opportunity to step into a high level role within an established business, with the opportunity to drive change and make the role their own. This individual will gain exceptional exposure and shadow and learn from a high calibre and supportive Head of Commercial.

Ideally candidates will have a strong finance background, but with a keen interest in the commercial field as you will be responsible for the implementation of the group commercial strategy, and supporting all commercial activities and controls.

Responsibilities include:
  • To pro-actively identify leads and opportunities for growth within your business unit.
  • To support the business unit in the generation of tenders for all opportunities.
  • Provision of advice on commercial issues to the Operational and Managing Director.
  • Management of work in progress risk, via accurate billing, and support with payment collection.
  • Execution of the measurement process for all measured terms contracts (MTS) ordered works.
  • Preparation of any sub-contract tender requirements and suitable payment terms with suppliers
  • Assist the operations team in capturing costs that are accurate against the appropriate works budget.
  • Help develop a robust Procurement Strategy for the Company.
  • Use the Management Information System (MIS/Internal Software) to track works progress and report on any contract KPI’s.
  • Develop the Management Information System (MIS) as an accurate financial reporting tool.
  • Assist with risk management and mitigation.
  • Preparation of contract final accounts to the Operational Teams.
  • Maintaining visibility of expenditure to ensure works are completed to budget.
  • Financial support to the Financial controller and preparation of monthly CVR’s (cost, value, reconciliation) as when required.
  • Management of 4 direct reports

In return, our client offers a competitive benefits package, excellent progression plan and exposure, and a hybrid working schedule.

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on kgoulding@axonmoore.com or on 07464 598852.