Commercial Finance Controller

  • Location

    Bradford, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension and bonus

  • Contact:

    Ross Broad

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Marks Sattin

A leading business in Bradford are currently looking for a Commercial Finance Controller.

You will provide forecasting tools, analysis and insight which is aligned to the divisions strategic plans and multi-site operating model, ensuring that value is driven from the right areas and decisions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and prepare forecasting, budgeting and reporting to enable dynamic understanding of the business and commercial decision making
  • Ensure best use is made of data/modelling tools to improve accuracy of forecasts
  • Develop strong relationships and stakeholder engagement with other senior management teams across the business to support and drive the business strategy
  • Drive the business planning process at a divisional level, forecasting business performance off planned activity, including rolling forecasts and review of field targets
  • Undertake a broad commercial role, evaluating and critically appraising new product development, pricing, business case appraisal and margin/profit enhancement opportunities
  • Establish and maintain divisional budgets for the field, leveraging off and dovetailing into the companies process and models.

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent commercial understanding and business acumen, including business KPIs and their relationship to each other.
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • You will be an experienced accountant with a background in developing and enhancing forecasting and reporting processes, tools and models, and able to leverage the recent investment in this new division of the business.
  • You will have Excellent Excel, data & analytical capability, and strong attention to detail with business modelling and reporting experience
  • Strong communication skills and stakeholder management skills are also essential.