Commercial Finance Manager - Global Media & Entertainment

Job Title: Commercial Finance Manager - Global Media & Entertainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH64157
Contact Name: Ricci Gowland
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2018 13:52

Job Description

An exclusive opportunity has become available for a qualified Commercial Finance Manager (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) to join a global-leading Media & Entertainment business, based in the heart of Central London.

Reporting directly to the Senior Finance Manager, the Commercial Finance Manager will be responsible for the direct management of 1 or 2 Finance Analysts and will solely be in charge of the retail profitability analysis and budget preparation for a specific division within the business.

The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparation of and presenting to the Management Board quarterly profitability analysis within the division
  • Preparation of and presenting to the Management Board physical budgets and forecasts by retailer
  • Support Senior Manager in retailer terms, in preparing business cases and identifying the impact to the business on new terms of trade
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators and provide appropriate reports
  • Manage the initiation of new business trading models, including consignment, with retailers and embedding associated new processes as business as usual
  • Manage the month end accounting and monthly forecasts for all retailer associated cost of business (annual retrospective discounts, promotional markdowns, marketing spend)
  • Ensure Commercial Finance Analysts are resolving all finance related issues with retailers and actively participating in retailer account teams
  • Encourage and drive process improvement activities (territory and enterprise wide)

The ideal candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA or international equivalent) + suitable post qualification experience in a media company.
  • Understanding relevant industry environment - FMCG, retail customers, sales-led organisations
  • Graduate or graduate calibre

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.