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Commercial Finance Manager

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

The Job holder is responsible for understanding performance of some of the Group’s London-based brands, interpreting and reporting performance to key stakeholders and offering commercial recommendations to improve business performance.

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

  • Produce and present the weekly trading report analysing business performance. Identify key trends/recommendations and communicate these to stakeholders and directors.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget and quarterly reforecasts alongside the Group FP&A team, including detailed modelling of next 12 months and higher level modelling of 10 year plan.
  • Model, understand and interpret financial and operational implications of strategic opportunities.
  • Ensure that ecommerce, product, marketing and operational KPIs are engrained within reporting and the impacts of these on performance are understood by key stakeholders.
  • Produce weekly reforecasts of month end position to be shared with Group and Brand directors and work alongside Financial Reporting team to improve accuracy of these forecasts.
  • Understand the financial impact of promotional activity and the impact on own brand margins. Communicate this to relevant stakeholders to enable better decision making.
  • Assess marketing channel performance to support decision making by the marketing team.
  • Pro-actively look for opportunities to improve reporting and analysis to better support stakeholders.
  • Work alongside analytics and BI functions to drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes.
  • Look to share best practice with other Group brands.
  • Other ad hoc analysis and reporting as required.

Requirements:

  • ACA/ICAS/CIMA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualified. 3+ years’ post-qualified experience.
  • Strong commercial acumen and business awareness
  • Comfortable dealing with, influencing and challenging senior business stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information
  • Experience in a Commercial or Corporate Finance setting (retail/ecommerce preferred)
  • Experience with BI tools such as Google Analytics, Qlikview, etc

 

Company Values:

The following values and behaviours underpin the working environment at Boohoo.com and we require all employees to adopt them as a prerequisite to achieve our mission statement

Passion

Agility

Creativity

Teamwork

 

Mission Statement:

“The global fashion leader for a social generation”

 

Health & Safety:

  • Fully understands the fire, emergency and health & safety procedures of the workplace
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately, and are reported appropriately.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including the HR Director.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.

 

Due to the evolving nature of our organisation, this job description is not exhaustive. While this job description will be reviewed and updated periodically, the job holder may from time to time be required to carry out tasks which are not detailed in this document.