Commercial Analyst Required

Recruiter
Now Careers
Location
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

COMMERCIAL ANALYST required

Cardiff

Salary of £18,000 to £20,000 per annum

Reporting into the Commercial Finance Manager, the main duties of the role will be to monitor and maximise divisional profitability, through analysis and control of:

• Capital expenditure

• Divisional administration costs

• New store pre and post investment appraisal

The role directly supports the relevant department heads in the day-to-day management of the central cost base, whilst also contributing to strategic business decisions.

Job Purpose

• Production and presentation of budgets and forecasts

• Development and preparation of management reports and variance analysis

• Interpretation of all financial/management information and making recommendations to senior management

Capital Expenditure

• Controlling and developing the capital expenditure authorisation process

• Logging of capital expenditure requests (CER's) and monthly update of capex log with current spend

• Monthly analysis and transfer of mis-posted operational expenditure into capital expenditure

• Monthly emails and formal meeting updates to all budget holders

• Single point of contact for all capex finance queries

• Production and presentation of budgets, forecasts and latest views

• Co-ordination of the budget setting process

• Development & production of monthly finance capex report

• Development of post-investment appraisal

Central Overheads (Administration Costs)

• Arrange and attend regular meetings with departmental budget holders in order to understand key cost drivers and issues

• Regular reporting to departmental budget holders on management account issues, headcounts, spends, etc

• Single point of contact for all administration budget holder queries

• Meet monthly with financial accounts team to discuss accruals, prepayments, control accounts (and reconciliations), in order to identify risks/opportunities and stay aware of developments

• Provide concise explanations of administration cost performance for monthly management accounts sign-off meetings

• Production and presentation of budgets, forecasts and latest views

• Co-ordination of the budget setting process

• Development & production of monthly finance admin report

Other

• Production and distribution of weekly sales and margin reports

• Actively studying towards a recognised professional accounting qualification

• Good spreadsheet skills essential

• Flexible & diplomatic in approach, good communication skills

• Financial accounting system experience desirable