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Commercial Finance Manager

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    Culture / Recreation

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Client:

    William Hill

Job Description

This brand new role will provide Finance leadership and expertise for our Omni-channel rollout. Collaborating with business stakeholders, you'll have an impact by improving and aligning the customer experience between our Retail and Online channels, whilst obtaining the best Commercial outcome for William Hill's UK business. This role would be ideal for a commercially focused, qualified accountant with a flair for building effective relationships., As Commercial Finance Manager, you'll offer direct Finance business partnering support for our Omni Operations team and other business functions. You'll be responsible for the development of performance reporting with the BI and Operations teams, and working with the wider BI team, you'll be influencing the project and exec teams to deliver short and long term Omni targets as well as delivering analytics to understand performance and provide insights for decision making.

Developing Incrementality and ROI modelling will be key to understanding the long term potential of driving the channel, and we'll look to your expertise for valuation of Marketing and Reward campaigns and future spend modelling/planning. We'll rely on you to present performance updates to the Operations team and Exec through Omni Operations Meetings .

You'll add ongoing value by supporting future capex financial appraisal and model returns for the Omni Product Roadmap, and your proven commercial finance expertise will allow you to become a trusted partner to business stakeholders and Exec teams.

Skills needed

Candidate Description

We'd like you to bring us a Finance background and Accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) plus proven commercial experience and excellent relationship building skills. Ideally you will have a background in reporting and Commercial Analysis/Business Partnering and will be comfortable acting as a trusted advisor to your stakeholders, enabling them to make effective decisions. You'll need to be a great communicator, with excellent stakeholder management and be able to manage multiple priorities. It's important that you're a people person who can communicate effectively across all levels.

Our business and industry are fast paced, constantly changing, and focused on doing the right thing for our customers, so a background from digital or online retail organisations would set you up well for success. We're looking for a self-starter who can work well autonomously but also in a team. You must have a proven commercial mindset and problem solving skills

Excellent analytical skills are essential, including a knowledge of data systems (SQL preferably) and the ability to tell a compelling story using data and financial insights. You must possess strong attention to detail, be able to solve an array of problems and not be satisfied with a job half done. Our global business offers endless career opportunities, so if you're ambitious and understand your own development needs, you could establish yourself here for the long term.

Employer Description

We make a huge investment in everyone, offering great career development opportunities. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we thrive in a fast-paced environment where we have fun, celebrate success and give you all the tools you'll need to be your best self. It's not just our colleagues we look after - we've got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling.