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Commercial Finance Manager

Mr Yum

Mr Yum

Accounting & Finance
Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

About Us

When it comes to food experience, me&u helps you always feel like a local. The company’s vision is to bring that feeling to everyone, anywhere - so no matter what neighbourhood you live in or visit, you’ll always know the perfect place to go and exactly what to order.

me&u is used by 6000+ bars, pubs, and restaurants to create memorable guest experiences and grow their brands. With 200 staff in five countries, and offices in Melbourne, Sydney, London and Austin, me&u is the consolidation of two leading hospitality technology companies: Mr Yum and me&u, who merged in November 2023.

About The Role

This role is crucial in transforming financial data into strategic insights and driving informed decision-making across the business. As the Commercial Finance Manager, you will be at the heart of financial planning, analysis, and commercial business partnering, ensuring that our financial strategies align with our growth objectives.

This role is based in Melbourne or Sydney.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and oversee the annual budget, scenario planning, and re-forecasting process, engaging with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Conduct detailed financial analysis, assessing economic impacts and customer trends to inform assumptions.
  • Create and manage comprehensive three-way financial models (P&L, cashflow, balance sheet) for accurate forecasting.
  • Maintain and improve budgeting policies and procedures, collaborating with the Financial Control team to integrate with other financial processes.
  • Develop a reporting framework for key budget drivers for performance updates to the Board, senior leadership, and budget owners.
  • Collaborate with budget owners to analyse performance, identify risks, and propose actionable solutions.
  • Partner on business papers and strategic projects, aligning costs with budget and integrating expected ROI into planning.
  • Analyse market trends and competitor performance for opportunities and risks, particularly in the hospitality and technology sectors.
  • Support special projects such as capital initiatives and M&A activities, including due diligence and market research

What You'll Need

  • CA / CPA qualification (ideal).Advanced financial modelling skills
  • Experience with three-way modelling, M&A, and financial analysis
  • Strong ability to partner with various stakeholders and build trust
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Nice To Have

  • Experience with payment processing cost analysis and margin optimisation
  • Familiarity with Stripe and other financial platforms
  • Background in the hospitality and technology industry
  • Experience with capital raises and understanding of market expectations
  • Knowledge of pricing strategies and governance.

Why me&u?

Work with impact and purpose. We’re helping the hospitality and entertainment industries to thrive and me&u is at the forefront of this. Expect collaboration and interesting problems to solve.

Work with great people. Work alongside a supportive, diverse and inclusive team. You’ll have the trust, freedom and support to experiment and not be afraid of failure but to learn from it...and have fun together along the way.

Work that challenges you. We’re growing quickly, and you will too. You’ll have numerous opportunities to embrace discomfort, grow and learn as me&u expands and scales globally.

Work that works for you. We’re a flexible, remote-friendly place with inclusive leave options and day-to-day work times to suit your routine. We prioritise our team’s mental health & overall wellbeing, with access to mental health days and support programs.

Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We’re committed to growing and empowering an inclusive me&u community. That’s why we actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. If you require accessibility assistance at any stage of the process, please let us know.