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Head of Commercial Finance

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Sky are an entertainment company that have been connecting New Zealanders to the sport and stories they love for over 30 years. They are proud of what they have achieved and are excited about where they are heading. They are redefining their boundaries and challenging themselves to do better. They are moving fast, listening to their customers, creating solutions and taking calculated risks.

We have an exciting opportunity as a senior leader reporting to the CFO at Skyleading the commercial finance function. This is a pivotal role that will impact the execution of Sky's strategy.

The Head of Commercial Finance role is responsible for driving a performance-driven culture through building financial commercial acumen in conjunction with the wider Sky leadership team. This role will ultimately ensure customer value is at the centre of everything Sky does by ensuring decisions are analysed and insights-based.

The position is accountable for:

  • Managing, leading and developing the commercial finance
  • Provide insights and strategic advice to maximise revenue and generate margins
  • Responsible for forecasting, annual budgets and long term 5-year plan
  • Performance management reporting to leadership team and the Board
  • Evaluate and appraise large and complex investments
  • Work closely with IR to understand market sentiment, analyst forecasts and the potential impact of decisions on share price

As a key senior leader we are looking for someone who has extensive experience in a financial leadership role, preferably in a listed or other significant complex organisation. You will be a Qualified Accountant with proven experience of leading functions in a fast-developing environment.

You will naturally have a strategic mindset, an innate ability to influence decision-making at all levels and be more than comfortable in executive settings. Experience of managing in organisations undergoing significant disruption and/or change would also be highly advantageous.

As a positive, energetic and solution-orientated person you will have a passion for Sky, who they are and where they are going - and you will be central to leading the business there!

This is an exclusive role being managed by Consult Recruitment.

All inquiries and applications are to come directly through us. To apply, please follow the link on the advert and for any queries please contact Adam Napper or Oli Sanford-Scutt at Consult Recruitment

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