Commercial Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
London, South East England
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The role of Commercial Finance Analyst:

  • To provide Commercial and Financial analytical support in GM sourcing to help drive GM Sourcing strategy.
  • To be a key member of the sourcing team responsible for supporting the commercial decisions to achieve the best financial returns.
  • To work with the Business units to assess the impact of external factors affecting our buying margin and incorporate those in the financial planning process.
  • To maintain the GM costing product tool (Ready Reckoner) and ensure accuracy and alignment to commercial systems
  • To report on buying margin and the impact of product migration and other global sourcing initiatives.
  • To coordinate the business unit forecasts using supplier Turnover planning tool and prepare relevant sourcing and supplier information for central, global sourcing offices and others including treasury and logistic etc.
  • To be a key point of contact in the areas of Management Information relating to Sourcing and supplier turnover forecasts.
  • Drive strong insight, analysis and management information to support central sourcing and global sourcing offices
  • Regular reviews of the supplier financial performances.
  • Support the planning and forecasting processes and coordinating with central/ BU teams
  • Formulating the GM Sourcing Operating Plans and monthly cost analysis.
  • Support the GM product costing model and ensuring all costings are aligned with SAP and Range Planner.
  • Exploit Data analytics & Spotfire to drive insight to help support decision making in centre and sourcing offices.
  • Assessing external factors (Exchange rates, raw material prices and labour rates) and reporting on their impact on buying margin.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships across the Business Units, Planning, GM Finance, Logistics, International team and global sourcing office teams.
  • Accountable for identifying and progressing areas for personal development.

Technical skills/business skills required to be successfully shortlisted:

  • Strong analytical & numerical skills
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Organised with a methodical approach
  • Ability to build & maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • PowerPoint and Word
  • SAP and Range Planner
  • Business Insight
  • Spotfire
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Previous experience of commercial analysis
  • Business process change
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

Benefits:

  • £35-40k basic salary
  • Full study support - ACCA/CIMA
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent discounts across the brand
  • Annual bonus
  • Cycle to work scheme