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Commercial Finance Director - Leisure sector market leader

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: Up to £100000.00 per annum + + Excellent bonus & benefits per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Graham Thornton
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 13/03/2023
  • Expiry Date: 13 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012452_1678791915

Commercial Finance Director

Leisure & Hospitality Sector Market Leader

c£100,000 + excellent bonus & benefits


This iconic and world-renowned Leisure & Hospitality sector market leader creates remarkable, interactive experiences for millions of customers every year.

As part of its ongoing investment and expansion plan, this highly profitable and incredibly dynamic business is now seeking a talented Commercial Finance Director for one of its key entities.

Reporting to the Divisional Finance Director, the role includes:

  • Key member of the SLT, including the provision of business partner support to the MD
  • Working closely with the larger Group senior stakeholders to deliver robust financial insight
  • Leading and coaching a small team of talented finance business partners, ensuring clarity of purpose, development plans are in place and a collaborative and supportive team environment is sustained
  • Owning the financial plan, setting and delivering EBITDA targets, delivering the capital plan and 5-year plan
  • Developing and delivering commercial insight on product performance and consumer activity
  • Local leadership of Group wide strategic projects
  • Providing insight, analysis and recommendations in relation to growth assessment and improvement, financial sustainability and investment cases
  • Business case and decision support for key initiatives and sales opportunities, ensuring alignment with overall strategic objectives
  • Advising on pricing strategy and structure, ongoing investment business cases, consumer profitability and pricing

Required candidate profile:

  • In-depth commercial finance experience including demonstrable examples of successfully partnering senior commercial stakeholders
  • Demonstrable examples of when your insight/involvement has delivered tangible top and bottom-line success
  • Experience of working with a fast-paced, consumer facing B2C sector
  • Proven experience of managing multiple stakeholders
  • Able to lead and influence senior business managers