Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

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Commercial finance manager provides systems/finance leadership to ensure the Hyperion application suite is effectively used for accurate and detailed reporting and analysis.

Commercial Finance Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ownership of category P&L, including all budgets, forecasts and management reporting
Providing commercially sound financial analysis for ad hoc projects, including cost effectiveness, commercial viability, operational capability and financial audit/ controls
Be a true Business Partner to the commercial teams, providing accurate and timely financial analysis of key commercial initiatives providing joint business planning support
Perform ad hoc financial analysis to support key business decisions
Develop and maintain regularly reporting packages, including monthly/quarterly forecast plans, and customer/order information
Support monthly management accounts and the board reporting packs
Cooperate with commercial teams to customize deal structures to meet customers' specific requirements, develop new business models to capture new business opportunities
Follow up productivity and commercial finance initiatives
Alignment and follow up of objectives, reach, and time restrictions with internal stakeholders
Lead management routines with key stakeholders to review the status of the projects and to update the pipeline

Commercial Finance Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Commercial Finance Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, PMP, RE5, FAIS, FSB, NQF, CMA

Education for Commercial Finance Manager

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Employers hiring for the commercial finance manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, MBA, Business, Economics, Business/Administration, Education, Accountancy, Business/Management, Engineering

Skills for Commercial Finance Manager

Desired skills for commercial finance manager include:

Relevant finance tools and systems
Applicable state regulations and adult beverage market dynamics
Internal systems and analytical reporting tools
Reporting
US GAAP and SOX requirement
Finance and accounting practices
Financial analysis
Hyperion
Windows & Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel
Specific FMCG process areas

Desired experience for commercial finance manager includes:

Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and pro-active
General understanding and knowledge on statistics
Ability to work in multifunctional teams and leadership skills
Sound communication & presentation skills (in Spanish and English)
Good understanding of Marketing concepts and marketing execution/merchandising environment in Mexico
Business Partner with Operational Directors providing decision support, advising on risks and opportunities

Commercial Finance Manager Examples

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Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of commercial finance manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for commercial finance manager
  • Responsible for monthly reporting to support Sales Management
  • Responsible for managing the monthly management accounts and produce performance analysis/reports for the board & senior management to help drive business performance
  • Working effectively as a Finance Business Partner with the business managers, extracting financial information from non-finance to help improve cost analysis and budget spend
  • Producing the annual budgets and quarterly forecasts for the business
  • Support the statutory accounts for the business unit
  • Responsibility for practice group budgeting, planning and forecasting contributing to target setting
  • Manage and deliver Category P&L
  • Provide analysis and performance management of key business initiatives
  • Partner with Marketing/ Commercial /Franchise teams to launch new product / package and improve new products value chain/ ROI
  • Drive initiatives to improve profitability of category/ packages
Qualifications for commercial finance manager
  • Degree in Finance, Business or similar being a Qualified accountant - ACCA or CIMA
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and financial principles technical accounting skills
  • Will have worked previously in a commercial or commercial finance position
  • Will have experience in running and compiling an annual budget
  • Experience of working directly within international markets
  • University/Advanced degree (preferred)
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Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a commercial finance manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for commercial finance manager
  • Play proactive role in providing financial advice and assistance on any business issues
  • Producing profitability report at store level internally and on retail partner on periodic basis
  • Develop financial and investment model for each business channel, store banner and also undertaking sensitivity analysis to deliver business objective
  • Monitor return on investment against the plan and provide business case for any investment we going to make
  • Monitor Sell-thru information and provide an insightful information for all stakeholder
  • Participating in driving budgeting and forecasting process on store level
  • Assist CEEMEA Leadership in defining the investment needed for current and new business
  • Insights in content (factual and sports) performance, content and technical investment evaluation, business cases and post evaluation
  • Optimization of commissioning and acquisition spend, take part in negotiations with studios and other vendors
  • Support in marketing campaigns planning and evaluation
Qualifications for commercial finance manager
  • English, Chinese
  • At least 8 years of experience in finance/accounting role, with previous track record in sales finance support is a must
  • University degree or above majoring in finance, accounting or related
  • 8 years working experience including accounting management & financial planning & analysis
  • Reasonable business knowledge and business sense
  • CICPA or ACCA preferred
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Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of commercial finance manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for commercial finance manager
  • Develop robust business cases for new investments
  • Provide technical expertise in the development of risk management strategies and proposals for new and existing service contracts
  • Lead key operating mechanisms to drive commercial execution across the business (QMI etc) via tracking of key commercial KPIs such as backlog coverage, convertibility rate, contribution margin, price and down payments
  • Assist team in pricing analytics
  • Ensure adherence to order and revenue recognition guidelines
  • Ensure completion of discovery data in SFDC
  • Partner during commercial negotiations
  • Drive a robust Inquiry to Order (ITO) - Order to Remittance (OTR) hand over
  • Drive Cash and Progress Collection turnover improvements
  • Focus on payment terms, past dues, commercial disputes
Qualifications for commercial finance manager
  • Degree with at least 5 years of working experience in related function
  • A Qualified Accountant (CIMA/CMA/ACCA) would be an advantage
  • A proven track record in commercial finance
  • The ability to effectively communicate and business partner with non-finance individuals
  • Good attention to detail and technical knowledge
  • Monitor budgets and spend to ensure accurate postings
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Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a commercial finance manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for commercial finance manager
  • Drive completion of KYC process, Rev Rec models, Letters of Credits, Bank Guarantees, Cash-Flows, FX ITO hedging models
  • Support customer pricing model process
  • Support on the Capex approval process and project control on Capex spend
  • Liaise with central finance, internal and external audit with focus on long term accounting models and balance sheet forecasts/unwinds
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and support to local and divisional management and support wider best practice initiatives
  • Provide financial modeling, analytics, and general internal Corporate Finance support to Global Marketing organization
  • Assist with Marketing resource optimization efforts across Global, Business Unit, Regional and Product Marketing
  • Support monthly/quarterly close process as it pertains to operating expense management, general ledger reviews and projections
  • Assists with product commercialization, pricing, promotions and other special projects as needed
  • Support VP Marketing in preparation for regional Quarterly Business Reviews and Quarterly Executive Reviews
Qualifications for commercial finance manager
  • Experience in bilingual environment is plus
  • Sports right monetization experience
  • Audit or/and SOX or/and Consulting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college · At least 5 additional years of experience in a Risk Analyst or Risk Management position
  • High impact self-starting individual, resourceful and solution-driven
  • Experience of a tight control environment dealing with internal and external auditing
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Commercial Finance Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of commercial finance manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for commercial finance manager
  • Provide budget support to sales and service teams (~500 HC)
  • Coordinate monthly sales forecast process including historical performance analysis
  • Provide analysis of product margin vs multiple benchmarks
  • Identify and implement margin improvement initiatives to assist Managing Directors and the Division Vice President (DVP) to meet or exceed their goals
  • Provide analytical and budgetary support to National Enterprise team during the roll-out of newly launched suite of professional services
  • Provide strategic support to the US Service organization
  • Lead the design and implementation of new FASB revenue recognition standard for the US Commercial organization
  • Provide direction and managerial support to staff of two exempt Senior Financial Analysts
  • Preparation and review of key customers P&Ls for the system (KO and Bottlers), support pricing re-negotiation efforts through scenario planning managing the internal Customer Pricing Analysis (CPA) process
  • Driving the profitability of the business through detailed forensic analysis of the 290+ profit and loss accounts to identify issues and opportunities then with the Head of Operations and Operational Managers drive through actions and resolutions
Qualifications for commercial finance manager
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experienced user with knowledge of SAP, IBM Cognos and TM1
  • Self-directed and able to work well in a team environment
  • Exhibits clear leadership potential
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States is required We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in
  • Strong PC skills, PowerPoint, Excel, Word and system knowledge of SAP and BI Data Warehouse

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