Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: R1048_1544182794
Contact Name: Ascential
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 07, 2018 11:39

Job Description

About the role

We're looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join us in London and become an integral part of our Ascential Edge team. The Commercial Finance Manager will be a key individual within the European Finance Team, reporting to the Global Head of FP&A, based in the USA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be the Finance Business partner for leaders based in the London & Reading offices, providing them with accurate and timely management information so they can make informed business decisions.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly forecasting models for sales and costs and drive constant improvement in to drive accurate forecasting.
  • Responsible for monthly financial analysis and ensure that the reported results are correct.
  • Prepare the annual budget and supporting analysis.
  • Preparation of monthly reporting information with commentary on key trends & monthly variances.

Your experience

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA preferred) with a Finance/Accounting Degree and extensive experience within a Finance Function.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and efficient, with the ability to effectively prioritize various different tasks
  • Track record of managing a P&L and working autonomously within a Global Organization.
  • Advanced Excel, and prior experience with IT systems (Oracle, hyperion, financial force, Salesforce) would be very beneficial

What we offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we're passionate about - unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability - whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year - with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Bonus, Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Childcare Vouchers; Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex; Gadget Insurance, Health Assessments and Will Writing.

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages.

About Edge

Edge by Ascential™ delivers some of the industry's most accurate and actionable sales-driving data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers looking to win in today's ecommerce-driven world. Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential was launched in October of 2018, bringing four brands under one roof. Our market leading products are a product of our people and we are always in the market for top talent. If you are interested in progressing your career, this position represents a great opportunity to join our team at an exciting stage in its development and expansion. Edge is headquartered in London, with offices in the USA, UK, China, Germany and France. Find out more at

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