Our client is a highly successful private equity backed Hospitality business with robust funding lines, secure financial position and exciting future strategy. They are hiring for an exciting Head of Commercial Finance opportunity reporting to the CFO. This role will be integral and instrumental in helping them continue their accelerated expansion and acquisition plus, planned exit. Please note this role is offering equity.
The Head of Commercial Finance is looking for a leader where you be developing the function and team; creating more effective ways to develop Data Analytics and business partnering with all of non-finance. You will be partnering with non-finance board Directors to drive performance in line with the strategy and ultimately deliver continued growth in revenue and margin. You will be influencing the direction of the business and the role will have a lot of variety, including day to day commercial finance and FP&A as well as key involvement in strategic decision support. As a result, you will have significant involvement with the CEO, CFO and the board.
The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant, who will be from a consumer background. Ideally the successful candidate will come from a Hospitality or Leisure sector but Retail, FMCG or Ecommerce sector experience will be considered. The Head of Commercial Finance must be able to demonstrate strong commercial finance skills and be able to partner effectively with non-finance colleagues. Candidates need to be adept and comfortable working in a commercial environment. What is important in this person is they will have credibility, initiative and drive; someone with an upward career trajectory and strong track record of success will be considered just as much as a proven operator or leader at this level.
The role is based in Central London (Zone1), paying a very strong basic salary, bonus, benefits and equity package. This role is based in Central London but nearly all staff are working from home currently and WFH is fully operational.