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Commercial Finance Manager (German Speaker)

Commercial Finance Manager (German Speaker)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance, Recently Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £80000 per annum + 10% pension + 15% bonus + bens

  • Contact:

    Andy Myerson

  • Contact email:

    andym@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000008121_1581353812

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-11

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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A German speaking Commercial Finance Manager is sought by a global private equity backed technology business. They have been successful over a period of time (bonuses have been paid in full over the past few years) and are both developing new products and entering new markets - this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them.

The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Regional VP and will work with Sales Directors & Leadership teams to drive business & sales growth across the German, Austrian & Swiss businesses. Specific details include:

  • Assist the sales team in qualifying sales opportunities providing impartial advice and guidance.
  • Act as the finance lead by contributing to contract & bid negotiation; deliver profitable growth and satisfy customer requirements.
  • Manage contract disputes and existing business including churn & renewals to drive business performance.
  • Identify opportunities and implement solutions to drive business performance. Partner with sales management to add value to analysis and decision making.
  • Build and develop relationships with leadership team, customers and key regional stakeholders.
  • Challenge accepted ways of thinking; define innovative ways of working to best serve customers and business.

The ideal candidate for the position of Commercial Finance Manager will be:

  • A German speaker who has proven experience of supporting the sales function of an international business (technology, FMCG, retail or B2B sectors preferred).
  • A qualified accountant or someone with relevant numerate experience.
  • Someone with excellent analytical skills who enjoys challenging conventional thinking, customer negotiation and building relationships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • An individual who is keen to progress internally.