Commercial Analyst, central London, Marketing Services, £45-50k

Recruiter
Trace Recruit Ltd
Location
Central London, London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Commercial Analyst, central London, Marketing Services, £45-50K

Exciting Commercial Finance opportunity to join a fast growing global agency and part of well established Plc. You will be in charge of running the client accounting and analysis for a high value long term client, which is critical to the long term growth and stability of the agency.

Key responsibilities:

  • Internal Project Tracker - keeping a tab on what cost proposals have been submitted/paid/what is left to be approved etc. Keeping on top of Project Leads and ensuring they submit and are following the correct process.
  • Ensuring consistency across all Client Estimates
  • Updating team on any process changes e.g. rate changes, new legislation
  • Cost plus and activity based costing methods to construct client ratecards. Understanding of internal cost drivers.
  • Competitor analysis and Cost comparison of rival pricing strategies and rates
  • Review of client contracts such as NDA and MSA and involvement in the negotiation of these
  • Providing pricing solutions for new business RFP, incorporating bonus schemes and volume discounts.
  • Analysing Client P n L and providing commentaries and analysis into financial position. Scenario and sensitivity analysis
  • Client reporting. creating reporting frameworks and models that delivered monthly or quarterly reports to client SLAs
  • Helping the billing and management accounts in reporting revenue and recognition process
  • Timesheet analysis and resource reconciliation to client retainer fees
  • Tracking of individual Projects to check we aren’t over/under spending on projects and have enough money left for the Period of Performance
  • Cost reconciliation at the end of projects
  • Payment schedules with suppliers and key clients
  • Ensuring all Client Estimates, and project approvals are filed appropriately
  • Assisting with drafting of Terms Of References with suppliers
  • Feeding into the Reporting Finance team in terms of: month end, weekly P&L and cashflow forecasting

Essential skills and qualifications required:

  • Accountancy training - fully qualified
  • Advanced on Microsoft Excel
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, hands on approach
  • Team player

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