Commercial Manager

Posted 17 January 2024
Salary £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Car allowance
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are partnering with a successful and growing PE backed SME 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.

Due to the nature of the role, ad hoc travel is required to several sites across the North West.

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 to track works progress and report on any contract KPI’s.
  • Develop the Management Information System 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 or on 07464 598852.