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Tax Manager

  • Location

    Reading, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Yemi Jackson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Job Title:         Commercial Finance Manager

Location:         Hemel Hempstead

Salary: £55k (including Car allowance) + bonus + extensive benefits



Role Overview: Commercial Finance Manager


You will be part of the team responsible for the pricing and financials on some of our most significant external bids ranging in value from £1 million up to £100+million. This role will have you working with almost every department from technical teams up to Board Directors. It is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Accountant looking to move from professional practice into a commercial, business-driven environment.


Key Responsibilities: Commercial Finance Manager

•          Using analytical experience and awareness of current accounting standards to efficiently collate, validate, understand, analyse and present the costs and assumptions underpinning the financial models. This will require engagement with various teams including, but not limited to, solutions, technical, procurement, delivery, sales, risk, commercial, legal, finance, tax, and client account management

•          Performing adequate checks on the accuracy and completeness of financial models

•          Preparing and presenting alternative commercial options and scenarios

•          Where required from time to time, supporting dialogue with suppliers and clients

•          Supporting the  contract development and legal teams with financial information relevant to the project

•          Supporting colleagues in the Commercial Finance Team during their holiday periods and with deadlines on other projects within the Team

•          Assisting with the project governance process - providing supporting material and responding to actions where required

•          Engaging and communicating regularly with key stakeholders including the Commercial Development Director


Essential Skills: Commercial Finance Manager


•          Formal accountancy qualification (e.g. ACA, CIMA or ACCA)

•          Accountancy profession employment background

•          Awareness of current accounting standards and principles

•          Advanced numeracy, including ability to model scenarios and sensitivities

•          Exceptional verbal and written presentation and communication skills

•          Responding positively to tight deadlines, working additional hours where necessary to meet  requirements to a high standard

•          Experience of working on projects in a financial capacity

•          Experience of working for clients (internal or external)

Other desirable skills:

•          Experience of working directly with or for external clients and their advisors

•          Experience of working within large projects

•          Awareness of IT/BPO projects and services

•          Experience of a corporate finance/transaction services project environment with an accountancy practice employer