Commercial Finance Lead

Ascential Group
Job function:
Job type:
Perm Full Time
New York, USA
Competitive Market Rate Salary
Job ref:
We’re looking for a strong Commercial Finance Lead to join our New York team and become an integral part of our Finance function.
Key Responsibilities 
  • Provide Business Partner Support to North America Vice President of Sales.
  • Manage the North America Revenue function in line with accounting standards & guidelines – Revenue Recognition, Reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Produce detailed analysis of Regional billings information, KPIs and trend analysis.
  • Provide key account visibility across the business & drive improvements through strategic analysis. Support cash management.
  • Help resolve operational or market related challenges.
  • Partner with the Commercial leaders & its staff to drive operating performance in the region, as well as forecast & planning rigor.
  • Provide governance for sales team processes, use of systems and all commission and incentive schemes.

Your Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in business control, budgeting & forecasting
  • A track record of success gained in supporting a fast-paced, cost-conscious and customer focused business environment
  • Confidence / Assertiveness: strong influencing skills across business functions; confidence to approach business leaders with difficult messages and defend position
  • Commercially aware and results driven
  • Experience with Subscription based businesses a plus.
  • Salesforce based CRM, Oracle and Hyperion experience a plus.

What we offer           

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 15 day of holiday per year and an extra day for each year of service up to 20 days
  • 401K – Saving Incentive plan
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Vision benefits
  • Summer Fridays - 09:00-1:00pm from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance and  Disability insurance
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme

About WGSN

WGSN is the world’s leading trend authority for creative thinkers in over 94 countries. Our services cover consumer insights, fashion and lifestyle forecasting, data analytics, crowd-sourced design validation, and expert advisory services. We help drive our customers to greater success. Together, we Create Tomorrow. 

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