Commercial Financial Controller (Permanent)
Hybrid - Remote and Manchester

  • Job Title: Commercial Finance Controller
  • Reports to: Finance Director (with dotted line to Divisional Heads)
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Hybrid 2 days a week on site in Manchester, will also include occasional travel to London  

We are looking for a Commercial Financial Controller to join our fast growing and energetic group of businesses.  The business has expanded rapidly organically and through acquisitions and is preparing itself for its next stage of growth.  Working in partnership with the Finance Director and the operations teams you will play a crucial role in managing the financial aspects of our business operations.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in finance, impeccable attention to detail, the ability to learn and understand the key drivers that influence financial performance and then to work collaboratively with senior colleagues to maximise it.

This role will expand over time and gives the opportunity to join the business at an exciting time.   

You will:

  • Develop expert knowledge on existing commercial contracts to ensure robust understanding of delivery protocols, support revenue maximisation and billing process compliance.
  • Partner with operations directors to understand and maximise financial performance on all contracts, identifying opportunities for improvement and cost-saving initiatives.
  • Manage financial aspects of new business tenders and business cases, providing strategic insights to drive effective decision-making.
  • Lead business planning activities including short and long term. To include the weekly flash, forecasts, the annual budgeting cycle and longer-term planning activities.
  • Manage the finance business partner team and FP&A analyst, providing guidance and support to achieve departmental goals.
  • Through your team, support effective month end close processes to ensure an accurate presentation of performance and robust understanding of variances.
  • Oversee the generation and content of management accounts reports and associated metrics, providing actionable insights to key stakeholders.
  • Play a leading role in the finance process and reporting transformation programme.
  • Support audit activities, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.
  • Support The Finance Director with any other tasks as required.

You will need:

  • Experience of being involved in a high growth company, preferably within the healthcare sector or related industry.
  • Qualified (CIMA / ACA or equivalent).
  • A well-developed understanding of fiscal strategy, best practices and implementation.
  • Strong leadership skills with previous experience in leading and developing a team.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Immaculate attention to detail and a commitment to producing high quality work.
  • Highly numerate and analytical, with advanced proficiency in financial modelling and analysis
  • Commercially astute, with the ability to identify opportunities for business growth and improvement.
  • Comfortable working with and professionally challenging senior colleagues to drive financial performance.
  • A completer finisher mindset capable of seeing projects through to completion.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • To be able to commute to Manchester and London (hybrid working)

Who we are

We are a growing organisation that have been operating within the NHS since 2006 offering both Primary and Secondary care services with a forward-thinking, dynamic approach to patient healthcare, we are pioneers in a range of projects, from genomics to digital healthcare services, focused on delivering a better patient experience

What we can offer to you

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Excellent work / Life balance
  • NHS Discount & Support Schemes
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Salary sacrifice electric car scheme
  • Life insurance 3 x salary
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Charitable giving scheme
  • An extra day off to celebrate your birthday.
  • Occupational Health Support


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