Commercial Finance Manager

2022-01-12 18:17:092022-02-10Zachary Daniels
Job TypePermanent
LocationPreston, Lancashire
AreaNorth West, UKNorth WestUKPreston, Lancashire
Salary£50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserZachary Daniels
Job RefBBBH23272_1642011429

Commercial Finance Manager | Preston (Hybrid and flexible) | £50,000 - £60,000 plus bonus, pension, benefits | FMCG, Consumer Goods, Retail


Zachary Daniels are proud to be exclusively partnering with another leading consumer goods business. This privately owned company has a rich heritage dating back over 50 years and has a strong reputation within the sector. Operating from multiple manufacturing sites across the UK and Ireland, the business sells goods across the globe. The culture is positive, welcoming and open, with employees & customers at the heart of everything they do.


About the role


This is a fully commercial finance position and will drive full commercial P&Ls for all product categories and brands. This role reports directly to a Commercial FC and is a key finance business partner to multiple stakeholders including Sales, Account Management and Innovation teams. For this reason, we are looking to appoint someone with first class communication, presentation and analytical skills.


Key responsibilities


  • Driving commercial P&Ls
  • Involvement with formation of business plans, identification of performance improvement opportunities, profit enhancement
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Finance business partnering with multiple non-finance stakeholders
  • Business case appraisal, promotional analysis and review
  • Full understanding of the balance sheets
  • Line management and development of a Commercial Finance Executive


Person profile


  • CIMA, ACCA, ACA qualified
  • Experience gained within a fast paced consumer goods environment will be beneficial
  • Commercial understanding and grasp of 'the bigger picture'
  • Excellent influencing, communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent MS Excel and systems ability
  • Ability to build relationships with people at all levels and across multiple sites, championing effective teamwork


Zachary Daniels and our client are both equal opportunity employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



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