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Commercial Manager

Commercial Manager, Marketing Services, Central London, GBP55-60,000

Our Client is a Marketing Services powerhouse who are looking for a Commercial Manager to support the EMEA Commercial Controller and the EMEA Regional Management by providing timely and accurate financial and management information and insightful analysis

Responsibilities

Ensure that the group finance reporting of the selected offices is done on time and in line with group reporting policy

Liaise with Global HQ regarding the above

Built in-depth knowledge of the markets including business issues and perform risk-based financial analysis

Review the monthly actual and quarterly forecasting reporting of the selected markets. Flag issues, challenge assumptions and propose solutions

Possess and develop knowledge of client finance. Help markets analyse and improve client profitability

Systems & polices training for the selected markets

Ad-hoc reporting / analysis for the FC/CFO

Participation in preparation of the regional finance/management presentations

Ownership of the Net Working Capital performance for the region

Skill set:

Qualified ACA / CIMA / ACCA, 2 years post-qualification experience

Strong accounting experience in IFRS , management accounting and analytical review, system & processes review

Experience at finance controller level in a marketing services company is advantage

Previous experience in Group reporting, preferably covering different countries

Advanced excel skills (ability to write macros will be strong advantage)

Exposure to compliance auditing/SOX

Proven ability to form strong relationships with colleagues

Proven ability to learn quickly

Other European languages will be an advantage

Personal Qualities:

Energetic and practical approach, with good attention to detail

Analytical, critical, organizational skills

Good team player, confident, with a sense of humour

Clear and effective communicator

Hard worker & highly committed to the success of the team, region and company