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Commercial Finance Manager

Role Objectives:

  • Foster strong collaboration between finance and operations by serving as the primary liaison, ensuring alignment in timelines, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Offer strategic commercial guidance and provide constructive challenges that optimize operational efficiency. Influence day-to-day decisions, shape the business’s strategy, and steer its direction.
  • Develop robust budget and forecast submissions that align with the function’s strategic goals and the broader objectives of the organization.
  • Take a holistic approach to functional expenditure across the division, providing an integrated perspective. Offer informed recommendations and drive desired outcomes when necessary.
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement, actively promoting collaboration between finance and operations to ensure a unified understanding and alignment across the entire organization.

Key Accountabilities:

Business Partnering

  • Serve as the primary Finance Business Partner for functional budget owners.
  • Build relationships across the Finance community to gather inputs for consolidated reporting and analysis, involving multiple sources as necessary.


  • Take ownership of the budget process, working closely with functional leaders and teams to deliver timely and accurate submissions.
  • Prepare all relevant materials, including budget packs, commentaries, and analysis.

Month-end and Forecast

  • Take responsibility for month-end activities, collaborating with the shared service center in India to provide guidance on accounting entries such as journals.
  • Review and submit forecasts, providing comprehensive variance analysis, commentaries, and identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Assist with Capex reviews and track investment cases when required.


  • Generate monthly forecast packs and present financial performance to the CFO/COO during quarterly forecast review meetings.
  • Develop cost center reporting for sub-function owners.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and investment appraisal support as needed.

Strategic and Other Responsibilities

  • Maintain cost control measures and identify opportunities for operational efficiencies


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