*this role is open to remote working within the UK. Successful candidates will be required to travel to their closest UNiDAYS hub (London or Nottingham) on occasion.

The role in a nutshell

As Head of Commercial Finance, you will oversee all Global Management Reporting and Analysis and lead the Annual Budget Planning process at UNiDAYS. You will take a lead role in producing Dashboards and Analysis that will be presented to the Board and Exec team whilst supporting on ad hoc Business Planning and Decision Making.

Day to day responsibilities

  • Business partner to Commercial leadership and Marketing leadership
  • Presenting business performance to leadership team including sales mix analysis, KPI trends, Partner level reporting and Business Unit reporting
  • Partner / customer procurement strategy development and management
  • Identification of process improvement working with VP, Operations
  • Negotiation and procurement skills development with Commercial team
  • Financial planning and analysis - responsible for Annual Budgeting and Quarterly Forecasting (at Delivered contribution level)
  • Overseeing risk management at a Commercial level working with People, Legal, Finance Operations and Shared Services teams.
  • Business Unit budgeting and reporting (Identity BU, Growth BU)
  • Product / Service level budgeting and reporting (Graduates, Students) 
  • Marketing evaluation and ROI 
  • Business modelling and long-term forecasting (ownership of UNiDAYS Growth model)
  • Market entry analysis for new country launches and core market assessments
  • Commercial reporting weekly - Revenue to Delivered contribution - identifying risks and opportunities with remedial action
  • Pricing and profitability analysis
  • New services and product business case modelling
  • Managing FP&A and Commercial Finance function / capabilities
  • Management initially of a team of 2 and building as appropriate

What we need from you

  • B2B commercial experience is critical
  • Preferably experience preparing for investment, acquisitions & IPO
  • Experienced in FP&A role
  • Experienced in Commercial Finance
  • Worked within digital, eCommerce or marketplace
  • Worked within media, affiliate marketing
  • Managed and built FP&A and/or Commercial Finance team
  • Qualified accountant
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and GoogleSuite
  • Preferably familiar with PowerBI

Perks

We've accomplished a lot since we started in 2011, but in many ways, this is just the beginning. This is the chance for you to get in on the ground zero. An opportunity to make a difference within business with global reach.

We offer a fast paced, fun & social working environment where you can truly make an impact with your work. We work hard at UNiDAYS, but we also believe in fair compensation for hard work. That's why we're pleased to offer all employees full access to our comprehensive benefits package.

This includes:

  • 25 days holiday per year increasing with length of service plus flexible bank holidays
  • Competitive salaries
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company share option scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Income protection policy
  • Life assurance policy
  • Enhanced parental leave pay
  • 4pm finish on Fridays

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status

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