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Director of Commercial Finance

Posted 21 days 1 hour ago by Control Risks

Not Specified
London, United Kingdom
Job Description

A visible, engaging and knowledgeable business partner to an exciting, varied, complex and growing business.

  • Responsible for providing financial advice and insights to the Finance Director and CEO of GB&P, with a seat at the commercial table with the Product Owner Partners and management teams, on all commercial related matters including revenue, cash, investment and new business opportunities to improve business performance and support decision-making
  • Collaboration with colleagues in Global Finance Team to support, enhance, create and implement innovative solutions and tools and ensure their global consistency
  • Overseeing Management Information delivery, responsible for all aspects of reporting, budgeting and forecasting, with the aim of continuous improvement of Control Risks' commercial performance
What You'll Do:
  • Translate financial and non-financial revenue and metrics into actionable operating plans to support key stakeholders in driving the business forward.
  • Work closely with Group Commercial Finance to ensure consistency between long-term forecasts, annual planning and forecasting and flash results.
  • Leads Cash and profit protection and growth initiatives
  • Financial and reporting accuracy
  • Partner with the business to drive profitability, taking ownership of initiatives which improve margins.
  • Take new products and services from idea through to implementation (including pricing), guiding product owners and challenging to ensure business plans are robust and complete. Ensure Finance works hand-in-hand through every step of the process (project budgeting, pricing, go-to-market activity)
  • Track investment spend on Strategic Initiatives plus drive ownership of benefits realisation by holding owners to account. Report on ROI from such investments.
  • Continued D365 process improvement for improved team efficiencies.
  • Drive a culture of ongoing continual improvement, recommend areas for improvement and lead the implementation of those improvements.
  • Lead, develop and grow a team of skilful Finance professionals, ensuring they have the right balance of technical skills and commercial savviness.
  • Work with Marketing to provide quantifiable insights from pipeline data, linked to sales origination and marketing activity.
  • Establish credibility by being a trusted business partner, fostering a culture of analytical excellence.
Who You Are:
  • Qualified accountant, preferably with large multi-national corporate experience background who has an excellent track record.
  • Effectively challenge and influence commercial decision making.
  • Analyse complex situations and understand root causes.
  • Modelling and business intelligence tools.
  • Communicate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Exposure to international, complex setup.
  • Experience of finance transformation.
  • Proactivity, energy and genuine interest in the business.
  • Confident, respectful, pragmatic and innovative approach.
  • Strong commercial acumen is a must, as well as demonstrable experience of understanding relationships between key financial and non-financial business drivers.
  • Confidence and gravitas in working with and challenging senior management is very important.
  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together - in the office and with our clients - while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.

Control Risks is committed to a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status"

"If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to participate fully in the interview process, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate your needs."

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