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

Trace Recruit Ltd
Central London, London
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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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