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Hammersmith Office
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Department Overview:

The Online Finance team is the largest part of the PPB Commercial Finance structure and is responsible for partnering Marketing and the UK&I and International commercial and operational teams.

Role Overview/Purpose:

The role will be responsible for business partnering the MD of International Commercial at PPB. It will be instrumental in maximising profits through a combination of revenue analysis, strong cost control, challenging of business cases, supporting the business to find opportunities to increase revenues and / or returns.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary finance point of contact for MD International Commercial and leadership teams
  • “Own” all relevant KPIs, revenue (International; all products) and costs (Cost of Sales; opex), providing comprehensive analysis on performance vs. budget.
  • Provide support where required on Italy revenue performance measurement and alignment of KPIs with other international regions
  • Develop close working relationship with the Commercial Analysis team to augment and challenge commercial analysis and communicate relevant insights within Finance.
  • Manage the quarterly budget and forecasting cycle for revenue, COS and opex, ensuring that targets are challenging but achievable
  • Provide input to key commercial and analytical decisions, attending team meetings as appropriate
  • Maintain close relationship with team responsible for accounting to fully understand all month end accounting and ensure relevant team members are exposed to the business as appropriate
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiency, establish a strong relationship with the Procurement and Commercial Negotiations teams to input into upcoming projects
  • Regular travel to Dublin to meet stakeholders

Behavioural Competencies

  • Demonstrates excellent business insight with knowledge of revenue drivers and commercial issues
  • Needs the gravitas, intellectual ability and confidence to gain the respect of Directors and senior management
  • Deadline-driven and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment to tight and demanding timelines
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • High energy and drive, and flexible enough to work in an entrepreneurial, dynamic and changing environment

Technical Competencies

Highly numerate with strong financial and analytical skills

Education, Qualifications & Experience

Qualified accountant with excellent academic background