Commercial Finance Specialist

Location:
Staffordshire
Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Finance
Job reference:
LCFS_1706803340
Posted:
21 days ago

Position: Commercial Finance Specialist

Location: Stafford

Are you an experienced finance professional with a strong background in Commercial Finance and a knack for critical thinking while understanding cash-flow and potential implications? Are you ready to play a key role in supporting the commercial operating rhythm and decision-making processes, particularly looking at financial risk during customer negotiations? If you're prepared to bring your extensive knowledge to an exciting role that drives profitable growth while managing risks, we want to hear from you.

If you are fairly new to the world of commercial finance but consider yourself to have a natural ability/understanding and are looking for an employer to support your development and growth, look no further.

About Our Client:

Our client is a crucial organisation committed to contributing to more sustainable future. They are seeking a Commercial Finance Specialist to join a dynamic global team and contribute to the accomplishment of short and long-term goals.

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Up to 15% annual bonus
  • Generous Employer Pension Contribution: 10%
  • 26 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, with an option to buy up to an additional 4 days per year
  • Health benefits & Lifestyle benefits

Responsibilities:

  • Drive cross-functional initiatives to improve commercial processes, aligning standards with market best practices, and eliminating waste and defects.
  • Evaluate deal economics for financial risk-reward, actively participating in leadership reviews and decision-making processes.
  • Review bids and contracts, identify and mitigate Commercial Finance risks, and collaborate on deal structuring for profitability and risk minimization.
  • Structure transaction Terms & Conditions for optimized revenue recognition, cash collection, and reduced financial risk.
  • Assess and advise on creditworthiness, payment securities, and financing structures for customers, subcontractors, and partners.
  • Lead ITO Trade Finance Instruments, covering negotiation, internal reviews, approvals, issuance, and closing, while identifying and mitigating Foreign Exchange exposure.
  • Strengthen Commercial and Finance processes to drive growth, improve metrics accuracy, and adhere to policies and instructions for recognition and reporting.
  • Responsible for critical activities in planning, forecasting, reporting, and analysis of Orders/Margins/Down Payments/Convertibility, and other commercial metrics.
  • Participate and lead specific projects as defined by Business Line Finance and Commercial leadership.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Degree in finance, accounting, or related field from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Similar recent experience (+5 years' experience).
  • Advanced technical skills in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to analyse information to build reports and presentations.

Next Steps:

If you believe you are a good fit for the Lead Commercial Finance Professional position, submit your CV now. We are more than happy to answer queries and help you with your journey. This role is a great opportunity for someone ready to maximize their potential in a challenging and rewarding field.

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