Interim Head of Commercial Finance (3 to 6 Months FTC)

  • Posted: 06/04/2021
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Crewe
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Industry: Finance
  • Industry: Qualified Finance

Interim Head of Commercial Finance required for a period of 3 to 6 months working for a well-established independent business based in Crewe. This role is to manage the commercial finance team with a particular focus on the organisations inventory function.  The primary function on this role is to ensure that the commercial finance team works very closely with the business, driving an open culture throughout aiding the enhancement of better management information and reporting for the business   This role reports to the Head of Finance and will support commercial stakeholders across the operations business to enable better decision making based on better data provided from commercial finance.

Job details include:

  • Head of Commercial Finance responsible for the commercial team which includes finance business partners & management accountants
  • Responsible for ensuring that the commercial finance team provide the business with meaningful data, such as identifying trends, opportunities and risks, challenging and supporting stakeholders across operations across the business
  • KPI reporting, with a key focus on enhancing deliverable’s
  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting and associated financial modelling designing and manipulating current models
  • Supporting the commercial team with regards to contracts and tenders providing analysis & opportunities
  • Lead on inventory accounting to ensure all stock is allocated correctly and ensure all financial transactions are coded correctly on the accounting system
  • Continuous process improvement around the output of the management accounting process, ensuring compliance & regulatory procedures are adhered to.
  • You will be responsible for the year end audit across the finance function with a particular focus on the Group’s intercompany accounting


  • Available to start at short notice – essential
  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified – or equivalent experience with the inventory or retail sector
  • Background within retail highly advantageous
  • Previous management experience – essential


  • £50,000 to £55,000 pro rata length of FTC
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Remote working with some onsite meeting required in the office

For further information on this Interim Head of Commercial Finance job based in Crewe for a period of 3 to 6 months, we’d love to hear from you.

To apply for this job email your details to

Sarah Rotheram

Sarah Rotheram

Director - Specialist in Senior Finance Appointments

01244 980085