Senior Finance Analyst

Gleeson Recruitment Group
06 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Finance Analyst - Coventry - £40 - £45k

Are you looking to move away from month end and have more value add responsibility?

Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a service provider in Coventry with the recruitment of a Commercial Finance Analyst who can support a challenging area of the business with insight into the make-up, risk and projected profile of all revenue streams, and then provide recommendations on how to improve.

This is a great opportunity for a Finalist/ Qualified Accountant who enjoys challenging and influencing in their current role but is fed up of the frustrations of month end or somebody else taking credit for their detailed analysis. It also offers an opportunity to build a business partnering skillset with stakeholders who will expect you to be an expert and their go to person on all finance matters. The role needs an individual who is not afraid of asking questions and when providing insight into finance can describe what is happening, why and how to make changes.

Commercial Finance Analyst in Coventry responsibilities:

  • Produce accurate, timely and meaningful financial management reporting on a daily, weekly and periodic basis to ensure the Operations team receive management information in an efficient manner to assist in all commercial and financial decision making
  • Front line financial support to the Operations team, operating as the key Finance representative on relevant steering groups and project teams
  • Take ownership of the business financial results, being the established expert in the performance of this business unit.
  • Provide the necessary financial input to promote over performance and address under performance working with the Operations team and the other members of the Commercial Finance team to review actual financial performance and produce rolling forecasts
  • Establish effective working relationships with all senior members of the Operations and wider teams to develop credible knowledge and understanding of the organisations challenges and its opportunities
  • Establish effective relationships with other relevant people such as our core Finance function
  • Challenge and help to shape best practice for the Back Office function and the other business partners
  • Other ad hoc reporting/project work within the Commercial Finance team as and when required

Is the Commercial Finance Analyst in Coventry role right for me?

The role requires a Finalist/ Qualified (ACCA or CIMA) Analyst who is confident in a fast paced environment and has previous experience of managing volumes of data and provide insightful MI from it. A commercial mindset is essential as the role needs someone who can see the bigger picture and understand how a slight change can affect the operational and commercial teams.

The business understand that high performers are constantly looking for continuous development and the leadership team will often look internally to fill new positions. You can expect to be in a role like this for between 12 months and 2 years depending on how determined you are to succeed.

Commercial Finance Analyst in Coventry Package:

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • 15% Pension
  • Bonus
  • 28 days holiday + options to buy or sell 5

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