Commercial Finance Manager | Geometry Global London, United Kingdom

Job Details:
Create a unified, consistent and applied approach to the overall commercial management of the business to ensure compliance and governance, efficiency and profitable growth, to cover but not limited to, pricing, rates, invoicing, contractual management and time and business reporting.
Key Responsibilities
*. Ownership of the revenue forecasts reported into Finance and Client Services teams.
*.Management of 2 commercial finance analysts
*.Managing the monthly reporting schedule both internally and to EMEA regional management teams
*.To drive the commercial agenda within the company through business partnering with senior stakeholders and to be seen as the main point of contact for the business on all commercial finance matters
*.Act as the first point of contact for all contractual and procurement queries, from new business through to client or brand activation and ongoing management.
*.Review client contracts, NDA’s, RFI’s and project agreements to ensure terms are suitable and reduce risk of losing the client, revenue or profit
*.Activate a monthly business review and report on progress, trends and identification of profitable opportunities to Geometry’s Client Service teams
*.Review monthly time reporting for completion, accuracy and appropriateness. Review with client lead and recommend improvements to drive further efficiencies, accounting for team skills and capabilities
*.Review monthly over-service report and agree specific actions to address and resolve toward profitable account management, reporting back to the CFO, HOF and Client Service Director and any necessary actions
*.Liaise with Head of Finance, CFO and external lawyers on complex contractual and legal issues
Skills, Competencies & Experience
*.Commercially astute
*.Experienced and confident negotiator
*.Influential and persuasive
*.Proactive leader
*.Emotionally intelligent and builds and develops constructive and collaborative relationships at all levels
*.Analytical; spots trends and develops practical solutions
*.Advanced excel skills a must
*.Business partnering with senior stakeholders
*.Has worked across multiple clients/brands and is comfortable with £multi million fee and project income.
*.Finance and commercial client management experience
*.Demonstrable experience of managing and implementing change from a macro to micro level
*.Experience within a creative advertising agency is advantageous but not essential
Aptitudes & Behaviours
*.Demonstrates ‘passion’ – approaches all tasks in a wholehearted and enthusiastic manner
*.Shows initiative and a ‘can-do’ attitude
*.Strives to achieve excellence in everything that they do
*.Is direct and honest in dealing with others
*.Treats all people with respect and fairness
*.Works effectively through job and organisational changes..
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