Finance & Commercial Manager

The role sits within our commercial team, reporting to the Managing Director. As a key member of the senior management team you will actively contribute, both from a financial and commercial perspective, to the ongoing strategic development of the business.

Finance & Commercial Manager (Tibus)

Job Description

We are: Zesty is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for technology, the Internet and customer service. Owned by Wireless, we provide hosting, streaming and digital infrastructure services to more than 4,500 public and private sector clients in the UK and Ireland.

Finance & Commercial Manager - The role sits within our commercial team, reporting to the Managing Director. As a key member of the senior management team you will actively contribute, both from a financial and commercial perspective, to the ongoing strategic development of the business.

Being a contract driven business, a key financial responsibility of this role will be in challenging the performance of the company in satisfying its contractual obligations and thus determining the level of revenue that should be recognised as each contract progresses.

Day to day you will:

  • To develop and manage strategic and operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Tibus and Zesty
  • To guide operational teams on margin and efficiency metrics on a weekly basis
  • To create project accounting models and business cases for key projects and investment opportunities across Tibus and Zesty
  • To be responsible for all financial functions and processes within Tibus and Zesty
  • To prepare monthly management accounts for Tibus and Zesty management teams
  • To prepare forecasting models including annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, bi weekly revenue forecasts, weekly trading update reports and other ad hoc reporting as required
  • To communicate with finance personnel throughout the Wireless / News UK Group to ensure compliance with group (and statutory) reporting requirements

What we’re looking for from you:

You will be a self-starter that is keen to get involved in the commercial conversations within the business and thrive on working in a fast-paced environment. You will want to build business plans, create profitability analysis models and develop efficiency reporting tools.

Experience in a service provider, professional services, digital agency or technology business environment would be advantageous but is not essential.

  • Part or fully qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Business partner and commercial experience
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and build strong working relationships

It goes without saying that you have worked in different and challenging environments have the relevant technical experience in network engineering. We’d love it if you were ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified, or at least actively working towards that, although relevant hands on experience is more important than having the qualification.

What's in it for you?

Do you want your next career step to be more commercial and more strategic? You want to apply your judgement and experience directly to operational effectiveness?

For the right person, this job represents an exceptional opportunity to join a successful company in a growth sector; and be a key player in steering its future.

Equal opportunities:

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse and team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

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