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Commercial Finance Manager

Commercial Finance Manager

Salary: £45,000 - £53,000

Location: Manchester (hybrid working available)

Duration: Permanent

Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a Commercial Finance Manager for a profitable and fast moving entrepreneurial service business in Manchester. The business has grown substantially year on year and will continue to do so in line with their strategic plan.

We are looking for a driven and enthusiastic fully qualified candidate ACA or ACCA or CIMA ideally with exposure in a similar commercial analytical role. The role requires an ambitious and proactive individual who enjoys applying a strong commercial focus, with the ability to build robust and productive relationships, providing support and challenge across all functions and liaising with senior management.

Reporting to the Head of Finance you will play a key role in co-ordinating the delivery of clear and robust commercial insights to the business, with a focus on value-add analysis which drives actions and decisions across the business to increase performance. There will be a broad range of opportunities including involvement in key projects and new business initiatives.

You will be tasked with the below responsibilities:-

  • Act as a Business Partner to the Head of Operations and Operational teams
  • Conduct detailed analysis and produce insights to support the growth of the business through commercially and operationally sound decision-making
  • Review operational performance to highlight risks and opportunities to the business
  • Measure ADI performance & drive change and improvement initiatives
  • Lead commercial projects
  • Complete ad hoc requests and analysis to support business decisions
  • Identify skills gaps and process issues, proposing improvements as needed to promote best practice and increase productivity.
  • Identify opportunities to increase performance and revenue by keeping up to date with market trends

To get going quickly in this role, you will need to have significant experience as a qualified accountant, within a commercial finance function. We will look for you to show your analytical and commercial skills and how you've provided key insights that delivered results.

The successful candidate will be a ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualified professional having gained experience in a similar commercial finance, business partnering or FP&A role. You will have a positive, enthusiastic and hands-on approach backed with drive and ambition. You will need to be confident working with a diverse range of people and cultures and have excellent communication skills.

If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.

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