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      Commercial Manager

      Commercial Manager, Marketing Services, Central London, GBP40,000

      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


      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