Commercial Finance Analyst

Element Recruitment Ltd
Bristol, Avon
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

One of the regions fastest growing companies seeks a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their team as a result of an exciting period of growth. This is a highly sought-after position with in the business and has been previously used as an internal platform to wider business opportunities.

As a Commercial Finance Analyst you will provide day-to-day financial support to the sales and marketing function. You will support the Head of Commercial Finance to understand and improve performance to deliver profitable growth for the business. This position will form an integral part of the FP&A team and will be responsible for driving the business forward and making key commercial decisions. Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to;

  • Preparation of routine commercial reports to support driving performance of the business, including variance analysis and investigation of variance
  • Develop and drive through improvements to forecasting, reporting and other financial processes/models to gain better visibility of performance
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts, identifying & recording key assumptions embedded in the plans
  • Weekly forecasting support, monitoring & highlighting of sales and margin variants
  • Preparation of month end reports, including the provision of insightful commentary on variances to plan & extrapolation of variances - highlighting any potential risks and opportunities

You will be a part/newly qualified accountant with excellent engagement skills;

  • Intermediate/advanced Excel skills - an ability to extract, manipulate and analyse large date sets/models
  • Good communication skills, with an ability to work with both finance/non-finance stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to explain complex requirements and processes to others in a coherent way
  • Results focused with the ability to work at pace whilst maintaining accuracy

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