Commercial Finance Manager

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH398_1543420488
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 28, 2018 15:54

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a luxury skincare and cosmetics manufacturer and retailer based in central London. This internationally recognised brand was founded by an acclaimed make-up artist who made their name working with red carpet stars, prior to launching the company. With a full range of high end cosmetic products and a new perfume release upcoming this Spring, the company is now looking to launch 10 new stores internationally this year as well as expanding their concession and e-commerce revenue streams. With this expansion in mind, this industry leading retailer is now looking for a Commercial Finance Manager to join their growing team. The role will involve overseeing the launch of new products and will offer commercial support to the senior teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing financial analysis and providing commercial support to investment decision making
  • Analysing store trials and reviewing the profitability of customer initiatives
  • Driving the budgeting and forecasting process for the London and UK stores
  • Business partnering with the E-commerce and sales teams to provide commercial support
  • Producing monthly management information packs that will go to board level
  • Preparing reports on EMEA store performance
  • Business partnering with the board and key stakeholders
  • Assisting senior management with the annual budgets
  • Liaising with the UK and US commercial teams
  • Assisting with the negotiation of manufacturing and client contracts

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Is ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Has experience within the retail industry
  • Previously has had experience in a similar position
  • A university degree would be highly advantageous
  • Candidates with a management accounting background will be considered
  • Has an analytical mind with strong numerical skills
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines