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Commercial Finance Manager - Operations

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About the Team.

The finance function seeks to create and protect the future of the company! As a result, we are evolving the way of doing finance – inspired by the agile digital philosophy. We want the Very way of doing finance to be the new normal. We’re excited by the level of change this will involve.

To achieve this aim we need to attract diverse talent into the team. People with passion, ambition, a preference for the innovative, team builders, and relationship creators. We’re fans of people who love to learn (and fail).


About the role

Our Commercial Finance team has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Manager to come and join us at our automated fulfilment site, Skygate, based in the East Midland’s. The successful candidate will help support the delivery of operations strategy and to help identify sustainable operational efficiencies

Key Responsibilities

  1. To provide financial support and advice to the operational teams ensuring targets are communicated, understood and deliverable.
  2. Create, maintain, and automate reports, provide analysis and insight for the management team and ensure robust financial controls are in place.
  3. Preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting and forecasting
  4. Monitor and communicate performance against budget and targets with operational teams and Group finance
  5. Jointly accountable for the fulfilment centre annual operation plan alongside the Skygate leadership team.

About you

A mentality that is passionate about making a difference

  • An individual that doesn’t get lost in the day to day noise. Someone that can work with their stakeholders to define what will be making the biggest difference to performance in year and in future years and get it delivered.
  • They can build positive relationships to become an integral member of the division and are brought into key decisions
  • A continuous improvement approach to focus on value add through automation and prioritisation

Delivers commercial insight in high paced environment

  • Hold outstanding analytical skills with the ability to interpret critical information and data.
  • Able to exercise sound commercial judgement and have the confidence to recommend a course of action to the business based on commercial insight.

An insight led business partner

  • An influencer who uses strong insight to drive commercially led decision making within stakeholder forums
  • Confident providing constructive independent challenge to the business to ensure strong financial basis in decision making process


Some of our benefits

  • Flexible working culture
  • £1,000 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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