Senior Commercial Finance Manager

21 June 20232023-06-21
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Consumer Additions are partnering with a well known, premium fashion retailer to help them recruit a Senior Commercial Finance Manager into their team based in North West London.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • You will provide proactive actionable insight to the leadership team, that simplifies complex data and drives us forwards
  • Take an active role in driving the Commercial Finance agenda (business performance, transformation, talent development)
  • Lead the trading business partner in delivering strong commercial insight and providing effective challenge to the digital and performance marketing teams, ensuring ROI is optimised across all channels
  • Hold strategic oversight of the commercial finance team and business processes to ensure we’re continually identifying efficiencies
  • Be the Finance lead in shaping our commercial thinking for our international strategy
  • Lead the budget and forecasting cycles and be able to feedback to senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrating strong people management and your ability to lead a high-performing and efficient team
  • Collaborating effectively with colleagues across the wider business to deliver department and brand objectives

The ideal candidate:

  • You are highly commercial, with proven experience in fast-paced consumer environment (CIMA qualified, or equivalent), where you’ve demonstrated your ability to create actionable commercial insights from complex data
  • You take a collaborative approach – focusing on strong relationship-management and excellent communication to socialise strategic initiatives and implement solutions
  • You skilfully align stakeholders and lead your team to deliver amazing results, ensuring priorities are clear in a fast-moving context
  • You have the ability to challenge at the most senior level, asking the questions that make people stop and think
  • You have the drive and energy to make things happen at pace, with a keen eye on the detail
  • You’re a great manager - inspiring a high performance and can-do team culture where teamwork and adaptability thrive.


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Client Testimonials

“We have used Consumer Additions exclusively for 2 and ½ years to source new recruits to our Finance team. They work tirelessly to accommodate our requests for finding not only the right recruit on paper, but also the right ‘fit’ for our unique, fast growing team. Consumer Additions always rise to the challenge and work with us to find the right person.”

Finance Director
Deliciously Ella

"As the CFO for a number of high growth SME organisations Consumer Additions have been the perfect recruitment partner. They always quickly grasped the differing demands of each company to deliver both fantastic candidates and efficient recruitment processes".

Portfolio CFO
High Growth SME

"Consumer Additions are always switched on and responsive. They instantly understand what I am looking for and quickly found me a great Finance Director without wasting my time.”

Flat Iron Restaurant Group

"Consumer Additions have been brilliant in all my dealings with them as both a candidate and helping me to hire employees. They listen to what you say and genuinely care about the success of both the candidate and the hiring party. It's this level of attention that means it is no surprise to me that they always have interesting roles at great companies and excellent candidates on their books.”

Head of Finance
Mallow & Marsh/Phizz.

"I had the pleasure of working with Consumer Addition to fill an important finance role over Xmas and New Year. It was one of the most efficient and swift process in my 20 years of hiring. They are professional, efficient and more importantly understand the client's needs.”

Luxury Fashion Brand London

"Matthew and David have worked with me to source excellent talent, filling a number of Finance roles for me at all levels from Group FC to AP Assistant and both interim and permanent. They take the time to understand the business and role requirements and present a tailored short list quickly and efficiently. From a candidate perspective, they clearly have great expertise and a wide network in the consumer goods sector and have previously helped me secure roles at CFO and FD level providing challenge and career development.”

Private Equity backed retailer

“Consumer Additions have been a delight to work with. They seems consistently able to understand and interpret our needs and as a result we see only relevant and high quality candidates for the roles we have explored. I would not hesitate to recommend their services.”

Imbiba Private Equity

“Consumer Additions have been a great partner for our high-level recruits. They quickly understood briefs, expectations and culture fit. Resulting in excellent candidates.”

Diptyque & Byredo

“Feel Unique used Consumer Additions exclusively when we needed to move our whole finance team from Jersey to Northampton. Consumer Additions worked on and placed 5 roles from Junior Accountant up to Finance Director and ran a smooth and professional process. I would not hesitate to recommend Consumer Additions for any multi-role projects that a business would have requirements for.”

Feel Unique

“I had the pleasure of working with Consumer Additions on a retained search that was about as niche as they get and a key component in achieving our global strategy. CA ‘got it’ from the start of the process providing us with a great list of candidates for the role.”

Head of HR
Luxury fashion brand

“We have had a strong relationship with Wayne Jenkins and have appreciated his service. He is professional and conducts a wide range of recruitment. Those who he introduced to us became key personnel in our business. Thank you.”