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Commercial Finance Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £55000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jonathan Moss

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent supply chain Commercial Finance Manager for a very successful and instantly recognisable retail business based in Manchester. This is a senior and visible position working closely with senior stakeholders and supply-chain leaders to help drive the commercial performance across the business.


In this newly created role you will have the opportunity to shape the way that they support their supply chain function through an exciting period of change. With the support of the wider team you will develop your knowledge so that you have your finger on the pulse of every financial system, process and decision across the supply-chain operation. You will get amongst the supply-chain teams to really understand their challenges and drive continuous improvement. You will be tasked to challenge supply-chain teams on budgets, commercials and KPIs, acting as a catalyst for change and deliver performance management and monthly stock reports within set deadlines. You will need to be a self-starter with the ability to influence people at all levels.


The successful applicant will be ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified and have experience of supply chain, stock and ordering processes ideally from a large retail or FMCG business.


You will come from a similar role and be able to demonstrate being an effective business partner, decision maker, having commercial awareness and being a finance lead where you have driven value add and commercial insight /benefit.


Focussed on delivering specific objectives, you will be proactive, adaptable, dynamic and self-motivated with a desire to find and deliver improvements. In addition you will have the ability to work independently and together with other personnel both finance and non-finance.


You will have a creative, inquisitive and innovative approach to problem solving and analysis; delivery orientated - able to work in pressurised environments, meet multiple deadlines and manage own priorities.


You will have strong stakeholder management and in particular the ability to communicate, direct, challenge and influence senior level individuals. You will also be able to demonstrate business acumen and ability to gain knowledge across the breadth of a variety of functions. Good communication skills - able to translate financial information and create successful business relationships. You will also be able to take a 'big picture' view with demonstrable internal consultancy and influencing skills, while possessing a keen eye for the detail.


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 commercial 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.