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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
Job Summary:
To provide insight, analytics & financial support to the menswear business through insightful, timely & understandable business recommendations. Influence stakeholder decision making across a broad range of groups including Marketing, Ecommerce, Buying and Merchandising. Support the Head of Finance in both trading and strategic planning. 

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

- Model, understand and interpret financial, commercial and operational impacts of strategic opportunities. 
- Ensure that e-commerce, product, marketing and operational KPIs are visible and stakeholders understand impact on performance.
- Own customer analytics, understanding and provide recommendations to key stakeholders. 
- Understand the financial impact of promotional activity & communicate to stakeholders to enable better decision making. 
- Provide insight to competitor performance utilising third party tools.
- Assess margin improvements and impacts of international pricing to support decision making by Buying & Merchandising teams. 
- Assess marketing channel performance to support decision making by Marketing teams. 
- Pro-actively look for ways to improve reporting & analysis to better support stakeholders. 
- Work alongside analytics and data science functions to drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes. 
- Provide commercial finance input to financial planning processes. 
 
Candidate Experience
- Minimum 2 years PQE in relevant roles. 
- CIMA, ACA or ACCA preferred. 
- Strong commercial and business acumen.
- Relevant industry commercial experience in e-commerce or a retail background. 
- Comfortable dealing with and influencing senior business stakeholders. 
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information. 
 

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.