Commercial Finance Manager

Posted 5 November by REED Finance

Reed Finance are pleased to be supporting an award winning and fast growing insurance business who are looking for a new Commercial Finance Manager to play a key role in the continued growth of the group following a recent acquisition.

Reporting into the Head of Commercial Finance, the Commercial Finance Manager will help drive growth and increased profitability by providing insights to support financial decision making within the business.  The individual will deliver this through commercial analysis, financial projections (planning, budgeting and forecasting) and MI / reporting and will support the Head of Commercial Finance as a key player in value adding projects.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and develop a team of Analysts within the Commercial Finance team, including conducting annual appraisals and monthly 1-2-1’s
  • Provide relevant and timely MI to support strategic, operational and tactical decisions
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Create effective business partnerships with the Leadership team, Marketing, Operations, IT, Business Development and Pricing to drive value
  • Review current processes / system with a view to automating and ultimately designing and implementing a new reporting system
  • Proactively support in delivering cost savings and other efficiencies across the group
  • Preparation of business cases, key player in value adding commercial projects
  • Support your Line Manager in managing the key risks within your department
  • Undertake any other duty or responsibility that may reasonably be allocated by your Line Manager or the Company’s Senior Management Team

The new Commercial Finance Manager will be either ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified and will have a strong financial and analytical background.  A proven track record of working with senior stakeholders to deliver positive outcomes, whilst providing a balance between technical know-how and commercial pragmatism is key.

Experience in the insurance or wider financial services industry would be advantageous but not essential.

Application questions

Are you eligible to work in the UK?
Are you a fully qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA?
Do you have experience in a commercial finance role within the insurance or wider FS sector?

Reference: 44486436

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