What’s the challenge?
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Commercial Finance Manager to join Compare the Market. This role will ensure the business understands our marketing performance and will support our marketing team with planning and forecasting, business cases and financial governance.
As the Senior Commercial Finance Manager - Marketing you’ll be the conduit between our marketing and finance teams. Fully immersing yourself within the Marketing Planning team you’ll ensure that plans have reasonable assumptions that align to the Compare the Market strategy. You’ll actively support the assessment of current and past activity and campaigns and provide a view on potential future performance. Being close to the detail, you’ll identify any inefficient activity as early as possible to maintain and maximise our digital media performance. With your understanding of econometric analysis, you’ll critically review results and make sure that any key learnings are considered for future campaigns.
Reporting into the Associate Director of Commercial Finance you’ll be a highly effective Business Partner to multiple stakeholders across our business. Providing assurance that marketing plans are robust, you’ll highlight risks and opportunities as appropriate. What will it take to be successful?
As a qualified accountant with significant PQE experience, you’ll also demonstrate:
• Substantial levels of commercial experience, used to dealing with external partners and businesses
• Strong influencing skills to ensure the best decisions are taken
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to share complex models with non-financial stakeholders
Why choose us?
You’ll have heard of Compare the Market and the meerkats no doubt – we’re one of the UK’s most loved brands and regularly produce award winning creative. We’re a diverse and talented team of passionate professionals and the opportunities to develop and grow are unrivalled. You’ll be part of something special – helping to keep our customers lives simples.
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.
We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, Compare the Market, Beagle Street, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10 million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!
Diversity and Inclusion
We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way that works for them and for the business.