Commercial Finance Analyst

Travis Perkins plc
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Finance Analyst

Are you an enthusiastic Finance professional with strong Excel skills? Are you confident with data manipulation and able to work under your own initiative? Would you love to work with one of the UK’s top employers? If so then we have the role for you!

We, at Travis Perkins, have a brilliant opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our fantastic finance department based in Northampton. In this role you will be providing analytical support to the General Merchanting finance team to help drive the best financial and commercial decisions to deliver operational results. You will be utilising your analytical experience to achieve this by the delivery of accurate, consistent and insightful reports to drive performance.

You will be continuously striving for improvement, challenging current processes and recommending improvements to all aspects of reporting and analysis. Your excellent communication skills will be key as you will be working with stakeholders on multiple levels.

Alongside the above you will also be responsible for:

  • Producing KPI reports that create actionable insight and drive improved business performance.
  • Supporting the divisional Finance Business Partners to understand key performance metrics as the operational responsibility for divisional transitions from the central teams.
  • Delivering reports for the monthly steering groups that provide the senior team with clear data that is easily understood and can be used to drive actionable insights.
  • Playing a supporting role in the delivery of the 5 Year Plan, budget and forecasting cycles.
  • Produce the standard daily, weekly and monthly performance schedules that provide the core financial statistics to the Supply Chain teams across the division. This will have particular focus on the heavyside and timber distribution centres as the division invests heavily in this key performance driver.
  • Planning and managing small scale projects to improve reporting processes or investigate reasons behind performance variances.
It would be great if you were currently studying towards a professional accountancy qualification and have some level of commercial awareness. We would love a candidate who is an active team player and is willing to work across all areas of the team in order to assist others.

But what can we offer you?

As one of the UK's most trusted name in building materials and home improvements we believe in being the best at everything we do. Travis Perkins Plc are a 28,000+ strong team, with c. 2,000 locations and 20+ market-leading businesses (including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies).

Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that still believes in upholding family values - and putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business ensuring we are making decent returns. Despite our size, we’ve got the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition.

Joining Travis Perkins as our new Finance Analyst means joining a reputable and expanding business offering great company benefits such as discounts across our Group and the support of an employer who values your development as much as you do.

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