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Commercial Finance Manager

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Dugdale

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are working with a well known Retail brand in Pontefract who are recruiting for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their team.

You will be a qualified Accountant/ newly qualified ideally with experience of working within a large organisation, preferably FMCG.

Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance this is an excellent opportunity to be heavily involved in developing and delivering reporting of the commercial performance across the business.

Other key responsibilities will include:-
Maintaining and delivering improvements on commercial financial control and processes
Consolidating weekly and monthly forecasts, working closely with the Commercial Finance Business Partners
Preparing commercial finance forecast and month end presentations
Delivering margin analysis and supporting the wider commercial team with reports
Consolidating the commercial balance sheets
Business partnering with the Financial Control team, dealing with controlling queries and submissions
Leading the year end audit work, being the key commercial finance contact for the Auditors
Co-ordinating the commercial finance month end processes and tracking risks and opportunities
Working closely with key stakeholders to drive continuous improvement in financial systems reporting
Ensuring the master data in all commercial finance systems is maintained to a high level
Reviewing current reporting and identifying areas of improvement
Assisting with training and supporting junior finance colleagues


Qualified Accountant, ideally CIMA/ACCA
Strong understanding of how to build reports in Power BI and Cognos
Excellent reporting and analysis skills
Able to work under own initiative
Strong team player

For further details, please contact Emma Dugdale or Lucy Regan.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.