Robert Half

Commercial Finance Manager

England, Bristol
£45000 - £55000 per annum + car + benefits
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Paige Birks
Banking, Retail
Qualification Level
Fully qualified, Newly qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Robert Half Finance and Accounting are currently working with a fantastic growing business based in Bristol in their recruitment of a Commercial Finance Manager on a permanent contract. The position will pay up to £55,000 + strong benefits + car allowance. The role holder will be responsible for providing oversight over the production of management accounts, budgets and other financial analysis necessary to enable the business to make well informed commercial decisions. Previous experience in delivering value add and business partnering is a must - as this will be heavily challenged in interview.

The Role:
  • Oversee all applicable month end close processes and activities
  • Apply costing methods and explain advantages and disadvantages
  • Produce periodic management accounts across the business down to gross margin
  • Provide commentary and analysis to support period movements against budgets/ forecasts for both P&L and operating margin
  • Prepare analysis and reports that enable the business to effectively challenge costs and inform decision making
  • Sign off on the completion of full and accurate balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new accounting & reporting initiatives and determine the resulting impact
  • Ensure the P&L and balance sheet appropriately reflects up to date thoughts and activities within the business
  • Produce and present budget & forecast numbers for refinement and challenge by senior stakeholders within the business

Your Profile:
  • ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified
  • Excellent communication skills - strong presentation and communication skills and proven experience of working with senior management
  • Proven experience in impacting business performance through effective commercial analysis
  • Excellent Office skills - Excel
  • Strong commercial acumen - ability to think outside the box, make recommendations, assumptions, identify risks and opportunities
  • Strong business partnering skills - working outside of finance to shared business goals

Salary and Benefits:

The Finance Manager will be offered a salary between £45,000-£55,000 + car + benefits

For more information, please call Paige on 01179 935 400, or to apply, please e-mail your CV with a short covering note detailing your previous value add experience

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: