A rapidly growing digital media agency is looking for a Commercial Finance Director to head up one of their lines of business. The Commercial Finance Director will lead a team of four qualified commercial finance professionals in order to drive commercial value from the P&L. The Commercial Finance Director will play a key role in driving improvements in processes, the quality of data and provide business partnering support to the commercial teams.
This role will work directly with the senior leadership team of the organisation including c-suite executives. Other key stake holders will include the regional leadership team globally, key account teams, commercial managers and sales.
The Commercial Finance Director role is a highly commercial position. This individual will ultimately be responsible for driving profitability and will need to dig into the drivers behind the P&L and individual client contracts. Therefore the successful candidate will have clear and demonstrable experience of business partnering, commercial support, pricing, improving margins, building business cases and leading strategic initiatives.
In terms of background, the ideal candidate will hold a professional accounting qualification and have a strong background in senior level business partnering and commercial finance roles. Leadership experience is essential.