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  • Commercial Finance Manager

  • Business: BSS
  • Sector: Finance
  • Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Salary: Competitive Salary with Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 04-Dec-2018
  • Job reference: 18726

Job Description

If you are a qualified accountant and are looking to expand your career, the Travis Perkins Group may have the perfect opportunity for you!


We are looking to recruit a Commercial Finance Manager to join the BSS team based in Leicester. In this role you will support the delivery of our ambitious strategic plan through the provision of business insight and analysis. This will allow the BSS management team to maximise opportunities and mitigate business risk in an ever changing trading environment.


This is a Senior Manager role at BSS. In order to succeed in this position, you’ll take a proactive approach to communication and establish influential relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders inside and outside of the finance function. We’re looking for someone with ambition, who’ll identify and drive improvements, and land value enhancing initiatives.


Responsibilities will include

  • Reviewing BSS trading margin, seeking opportunities to improve profitability by challenging/supporting colleagues at all levels of the business around commercial decision making
  • Ensuring accurate month end accounts, identifying and reporting significant issues.
  • Working closely with BSS Branch Managers, visiting them in branch/at regional meetings to build relationships, understand challenges and identify opportunities to improve profitability.
  • Calculating and monitoring inflation performance, identifying and following up areas that require action
  • Close partnering with Regional Directors, Commercial Director and Category Directors in any aspects involving commercial finance
  • Owning and enhancing a suite of monthly reports on key business areas to provide high quality information to branch managers, commercial teams, sales teams and other stakeholders across the business
  • In year forecasting and budgeting for BSS

To be considered you’ll need

  • to be a ACA or CIMA qualified accountant 
  • demonstrable experience in an analytical role
  • experience of working across multiple functions
  • excellent Microsoft Office skills.

If you think this role suits you and you're up for the challenge, please apply as we would love to hear from you!



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