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Commercial Finance Manager

Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Salary: £50-55k, Group Pension, Additional Group Benefit, 26 Days Holiday plus stats


A driven, ambitious and hands on Commercial Finance Manager is required to oversee the UK and Ireland business for a world leading manufacturer. Reporting directly to the Divisional Financial Controller, this position plays a pivotal part in producing and providing high quality financial analysis to the wider management team.

SALARY: £50,000 - £55,000

· Group Pension
· Additional Group Benefit
· 26 Days Holiday plus stats

LOCATION: Smethwick

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Birmingham, Redditch, Lichfield, Wolverhampton, Telford, Coventry, Stafford

REQUIREMENTS: Commercial Finance Manager

This role would suit an experienced and hands on Finance Manager / Commercial Manager / Business Partner who wishes to utilise their analytical skills and strategic expertise within a UK based, world leading manufacturer. Someone who can confidently engage with our senior management team to provide added value analysis so that actual and forecast performance is clearly understood.

JOB SPECIFICATION: Commercial Finance Manager

This role will provide a direct support function to the Divisional Financial Controller.

You will also be responsible for:
· Working closely with the UK management team to ensure accurate mid-month and quarterly forecast updates
· Management of the UK and Ireland annual planning process including all required explanations and reporting requirements needed at a divisional level
· Financial tracking of price, strategic purchasing, ERP's as well as Sales growth and revenue initiatives
· Co-ordinating with the UK and Ireland Accounting Manager so that an accurate explanation of actual performance versus budget, forecast and previous years comparison can be delivered

What we are looking for:
· CIMA qualified (though strong QBE candidates will also be considered)
· Demonstrable experience of working in a Management Accountant or Business Partnering role
· Hands on and driven with a genuine interest in understanding how the business works
· Keen to bring about process change in an established organisation
· Comfortable managing a team of 2 x Management Accountants, 4 x Accounts Payable 2 x Finance & Payroll + Sales order processing.
· An advanced user of Excel and comfortable with high levels of group reporting


Part of a £13bn International group, we are one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of industrial weighing solutions. Our products and services are used across a diverse range of industries including Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Petro-Chemical, General Manufacturing (Including Automotive OE and Aerospace), Mining & Aggregates, Construction, Recycling & Waste as examples.

To ensure our equipment consistently performs, we provide comprehensive service led solutions including preventative maintenance and calibration through to emergency repairs 24/7, 365 days/year through an established, 200+ strong field service engineering operation across the UK and Ireland.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Michael Thorpe quoting Finance Business Partner - UK & Ireland and reference MT15361 to DD: +44 (0)1604 683313 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

Posted 3 days ago

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