Commercial Finance Manager

Commercial Finance Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join our team.


  • Production of monthly / quarterly management accounts and detailed reporting packages across the business and underlying investments;
  • Participation in peer and other assurance visits as relevant;
  • Continuously seek to develop existing processes and practices;
  • Providing clarity on key financial risks and opportunities and articulate key financial levers;
  • Provide leadership and direction to the wider finance team;
  • Manage close working relationship with Vendors and Third Parties ensuring business needs are met and cost saving opportunities are recognised;
  • Identifying areas for improvement and opportunities for business improvements;
  • Be the financial support for setting up account strategy;
  • Weekly sales and margin reporting;
  • Responsible for tax and regulatory compliance;
  • Reviewing of site acquisition appraisals;
  • Consolidated Group business plan analysis;
  • Performing adequate checks on the accuracy and completeness of financial models;
  • Have oversight of current month end processes to improve timeline of the process, accuracy and efficiencies;
  • Development and maintenance of budgeting and planning tools.


  • The ability to adapt to new environments;
  • IT literate and ideally within SAP, Microsoft Office;
  • Experience in investment appraisal or M&A/Corporate Finance;
  • Demonstrable experience in continuous improvement and driving financial performance;
  • Proven ability to scope and deliver projects;
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and ERP software;
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA);
  • Management accounting background preferred;
  • Previous experience working in a business with a group structure (desirable);
  • Strong analytical ability and forecasting skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Experience of analysing and conveying complex ideas to non-finance colleagues;
  • Commercial experience / experience of support operations/management teams;
  • Confident at challenging decisions at a senior management level;
  • ACA/CIMA Qualified;
  • Previous experience at Financial Controller or Finance Manager level in a business of comparable size.