Commercial Finance Manager
Commercial Finance ManagerLocation: Hybrid split of 2 days home and 3 days office (Wilmslow)Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 per annum
We are the Citation Group.
We offer colleagues and clients an opportunity they will not gain at many other businesses.
We are interested in growth, investment and service excellence.
We have never and will never grow our business by cost-cutting or tying people up in bureaucracy.
We don’t do politics – we want people focused upon actions and delivery.
We don’t do micro-management – we empower, support and innovate.
We are leaders, not empire builders and we love our business.
The Genesis division of the Citation Group is the largest and most established part of the group providing valuable HR, Employment Law, Health & Safety, and other compliance services, to UK SMEs on a multi-year subscription basis.
If you love finding problems or highlighting future trends and being responsible for devising solutions to help support and grow the business, this is the role for you.
We are an incredibly successful and growing business, filled by great people with big ambitions.
We are looking for someone to help take our already successful commercial area to the next level.
With an analytical mindset and commercial approach, it’s a given that you are a whizz with excel and you are never fazed by multiple data sources and complex models.
You will be comfortable communicating with finance and non-finance colleagues alike, to enable our business strategy and make a real difference.
The roleWe are looking for an experienced, commercially astute, ambitious, finance professional who wants to step into a business that will challenge, enhance, refine and build on these skills.
Citation Compliance Commercial sales is a vital part of the success of our business and the primary focus of your role will be to lead the Commercial Finance business insights, support and partnering for this area.
Supported by a Commercial Analyst, you will be responsible for the provision of weekly trading updates, leading indicators, and performance vs.
Plan reviews and modeling are undertaken bi-annually, and you will play a key role compiling, modeling, and presenting to the board.
You will also be responsible for our client renewals and mid-term drop-off reporting; working with the Customer Success team to provide visibility, insights and optimization of the performance in this area.
The successful applicant will be required to take ownership of Commercial Sales and Customer Success reporting and as a result we are looking for someone with a strong track record.
Experience in some of the following areas is therefore required:
· Proven business partnering with key stakeholders· Validating and distributing commercial and customer information within the business on a timely basis· Experience of budgeting, forecasting and planning· Analyzing the live business performance metrics against forecast intervals, partnering, supporting & challenging functional leads in delivering and exceeding our plans· Handling large amounts of data; extracting data from source, manipulating data to build reports / KPIs· Optimize reporting/dashboards to highlight business performanceWith the full support of colleagues in Citation, you will have the tools and support you need to deliver results as you grow with our Company.
About you• Advanced excel skills and excel modelling• Experience of using Tableau would be an advantage• Experience in a similar role desirable• A finance or mathematics qualification advantageous (CIMA / ACA or ACCA)• A high level of accuracy and a strong eye for detail• Be able to demonstrate objectivity whilst ensuring financial/data fact is the defining measure• Confident in highlighting trends and using data to support decisions• Proactive with a desire to make a difference• Proven business partnering communication skills and an ability to build relationships at all levels• Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment
Why us?Working for Citation you will have access to 25 days holiday, plus your birthday off work, gym membership discount, healthcare, childcare vouchers, the opportunity to purchase up to 10 days annual leave, pension contributions and more.
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