commercial finance manager in watford

job type
£ 50,000 per year
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job details

watford, east of england
job category
accountancy & finance
job type
working hours
£ 50,000 per year
3 years pqe plus
reference number
01707 335004

job description

The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Head of Commercial Finance. You will be responsible for the provision and interpretation of financial and management information to support and inform the local management team in the day to day management of the business.

Key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Business partnering with operations and the commercial team, forming part of the local management team
  • Ensure all reporting requirements required for the integrity of the business are completed
  • Ensure that reporting is accurate whilst providing sufficient challenge and support to the business
  • Provision of front line support to divisional management including attending local contract management and customer meetings where required, ensuring early warnings of deviation to forecast are provided
  • Supporting new contract tenders and mobilisations, establishing all financial reporting requirements
  • Preparation of the divisions overhead monthly reporting packs including full commentary and analysis
  • Completion of weekly cash forecasts and management of local working capital
  • Completion of quarterly rolling forecasts and annual plans for function
  • Balance sheet analysis and reconciliation for key accounts

The Successful Applicant

  • You will be a qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) ideally with experience in a project/contract environment
  • Previous experience in a Commercial Finance role
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills to successfully perform in a complex global matrix environment.
  • Some experience in project management skills to lead the execution of projects that involve different and complex requirements across different areas of the company.
  • Experience in data handling and using Advanced Excel skills to perform analysis.
  • A high attention to detail.
  • The flexibility to adapt to a fast-changing commercial environment.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


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