Interim Commercial Finance Manager, Europe (German Speaker)

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Commerce & Industry
£75,000 - £85,000 FTC or Daily Rate Equivalent (within scope of IR35)
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Interim Commercial Finance Manager, Europe  (Fluent German Speaker)

£75,000 - £85,000 

HedgerWay are working with a Global Data, Analytics & Insights Organisation with a firm grasp on their position as a market leader.  They have truly gone from strength to strengths over the last 3 years and have continued to focus on developing and refining their finance function and have created a regional model, with centralised Accounting & Transactional process with the regional finance teams acting purely in a commercial capacity.


The business is now looking for an Interim Commercial Finance Manager to cover Europe, working closely with and advising senior management and manging the FP&A cycle; budgets, forecasts, reporting etc. This new appointee will act as a key partner to the management team, regional sales, ops, and marketing functions that are based in the Cluster Central Officer in Germany.


Fluency in German (& English) is a pre-requisite for this role.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Reporting and analysing the cluster financial results and generating key business, commercial and performance insights
  • Supporting the regular budgeting & forecasting process, the monthly closure and consolidating the regional results
  • Partnering, advising, and challenging various stakeholders to ensure key business decisions are made on accurate and relevant assumptions and analysis, making sure to raise concerns and mitigate risk where necessary
  • Ensuring a short-, medium- and long-term view is taken at all stages of the analytical and insight deriving process, with clear reference and monitoring of Revenue & Profit changes
  • Ensuring Group Strategic objectives are being met and advising on corrective measure where applicable.


The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • An Accounting Qualification (or European equivalent)
  • Be an experience FP&A and commercial finance professional with experience in dealing with Sales, Marketing and Operations teams with the ability to influence, challenging and work with an array of international stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills (including German & English language fluency)
  • A continuous improvement and problem-solving mind-set
  • An understanding of technology, data, or subscription-based business models (ideally)
  • Strong aptitude for picking up new systems and advanced excel ability

Interested candidates should send their CV to at the earliest convenience for review. We will review the application within the next 72 hours to arrange an initial meeting. If you have not heard from us within those timescales, please consider this application unsuccessful.

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