Head of Commercial Finance – Strategic Projects (E-Commerce)

Head of Commercial Finance – Strategic Projects (E-Commerce)

My client is the European leader in e-commerce advertising and price comparison. Their vision is to become the global data-driven marketing platform of choice that connects consumers and merchants. To do this they are looking to hire a Head of Commercial Finance – Strategic Projects.

Head of Commercial Finance – Strategic Projects

Role overview:

To lead on the delivery of key strategic initiatives across the Group working closely with the Board and Executive team. Prior experience in complex business case development in a fast paced, data intensive, customer facing business is essential, within E-commerce.

Core Requirements:

* Work in partnership with range of internal and external stakeholders to develop strategic, commercial, economic and financial business cases.
* Proven expertise in end to end development of large/complex business cases.
* Contribute to the development and prioritisation of the company’s product roadmap by acting as the voice of Finance and quantitative analysis.

Strategic Decision Support & Analysis:

* Develop business cases for new initiatives and products and present to senior stakeholders including the Board.
* Post implementation performance review of launched projects with clear remedial action planning.
* Conduct financial analysis for M&A opportunities and manage end to end due diligence process.
* Management of the Group Capex Budget.


* Accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) essential.
* 4-5+ years post qualified experience in strategic projects and/or regulatory submissions.
* MBA an advantage.
* Mathematics/Economics/Finance background an advantage.
* Strategy or Consulting background an advantage.
* Technology/ICT/Digital/ecommerce business case development experience preferred.
* Data-driven decision making experience essential, working with large datasets.
* Business case development and presentation experience to Board level.
* Project management experience. Co-ordinating input from a variety of business areas.
* Strong financial systems and front end tools experience essential (e.g. SQL, Business Objects, SAP, Cognos).

* Excel expert (VBA/Macro level).
* Advanced Financial Modelling including sensitivity, scenario analysis.

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