Senior Commercial Finance Manager

Meraki Talent
Perth, United Kingdom
Up to £57,000 with excellent bonus potential
06 Dec 2022
22 Dec 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Meraki Talent are exclusively engaged on the position of permanent Senior Commercial Finance Manager based close to Perth paying up to £57,000 plus excellent bonus potential and a competitive benefits package.

The Company
This large group has been extremely acquisitive over recent years which has resulted in a company with fantastic strength, depth and diversity. It's got located right across the UK and has a site based close to Perth that very much operates under the radar locally but is a key based to some of its most exciting divisions.

The company has an outstanding reputation for internal and organic promotions & development, which is again highlighted by this role as its arisen due to another move. Furthermore, it's blessed with a phenomenal senior finance leadership team that can provide excellent mentorship to aspiring finance professionals.

The Role
The Senior Commercial Finance Manager will have a balanced portfolio of some heritage companies that are the backbone to the business, but also some earlier stage & entrepreneurial businesses that have exceptional growth & expansion potential.

The role will be extremely hands on with commercial finance activities as it looks to aid decision making and strategic direction through financial analysis and finance business partnering, whilst also reviewing BAU finance as it feeds into group.

The key components of the role will include:
  • Directly managing two qualified Accountants
  • Reporting to the Financial Controller with a dotted line to the Finance Director
  • Working closely with other finance functions - group, FP&A, taxation, treasury
Commercial Finance Duties:
  • Finance business partnering with departmental Heads & Managers including non-financial individuals
  • Aiding strategic direction and decision making through effective business partnering & financial analysis
  • Investment and CAPEX appraisal including presenting to investment & Directorate committee
  • P&L management, including ability to understand and challenge variances
  • KPI setting and monitoring
  • Budget and forecasting
  • Cashflow analysis & management
BAU Finance Oversight:
  • Preparation and production of monthly management accounts that feed into preparation of statutory accounts & group
  • Ensuring a robust financial framework
  • Internal and external audit preparation
  • Reviewing and developing processes, procedures, controls & systems
  • VAT returns
On Offer
The role of Senior Commercial Finance Manager is based close to Perth with fantastic flexible and hybrid working. The successful individual is ideally required to be in the office 2 days per week with the rest from home, however the line manager is happy for individual to only be in the office 1 per day week provided it doesn't impact business requirements. The role will also offer:
  • Up to £57,000 base salary
  • Excellent bonus potential
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Flexible and hybrid working - 1 to 2 days in the office per week
To Be Considered
We are keen to engage with individual that meet the following criteria:
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Supervisory and/or people management experience
  • Commercial finance exposure
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Proficient user of Excel
Next Steps
Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson for a private & confidential discussion regarding this excellent permanent opportunity.
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