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Head of Commercial Finance in Crewe at Bestway Retail

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Bestway Retail is an exciting place to work; an ambitious and fast paced business with a team who want to make a difference. Part of the Bestway Group, Bestway Retail operates the UK’s largest franchised off-license and convenience chain. With over 2000 colleagues and over 800 stores nationwide, Bestway Retail trades under the Bargain Booze, Select Convenience, Central Convenience and Wine Rack brands.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for Head of Commercial Finance to join our team based in Crewe, Cheshire. As the Head of Commercial Finance you will play a critical role in the delivery of accurate and timely financial information to support effective strategic decision making. This role will play a key part in the wider senior management team.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Business partnering with key internal stakeholders
  • Financial planning and analysis
  • KPI and dashboard reporting
  • Leading on the budgeting process
  • Financial modelling and commentary
  • Driving reporting enhancements and improvements
  • Monthly management reporting

Job Requirements

The Successful Applicant;

  • A Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA)
  • A proven track record of business partnering and adding value in a  complex business
  • The ability to develop effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders
  • Possessing excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrable evidence of building and maintaining successful relationships with senior stakeholders
  • A track record of improving processes and driving change
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and delivering to tight deadlines

In return, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits which includes access to a health cash plan, pension scheme, and an annual bonus scheme. 


If you think you have what it takes then we want to hear from you!