Assistant Commercial Accountant/ Financial Analyst

Page Personnel Finance
06 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This exciting and progressive Assistant Commercial Accountant/ Financial Analyst position is offering full study support and excellent training as they are shaping the current team to be very operational focused to be involved daily in financial analysis and project accounting.

Client Details

Based in Cambridge this company have a stellar reputation in the IT & Technology arena with Strong growth prospects for the coming year backed up by a great working environment where staff are treated fairly and empowered to complete their role to the highest standard. With parking on site they have great facilities


Assistant Commercial Accountant/ Financial Analyst duties and responsibilities include the following however training will be provided so base experience and high aptitude for learning is key

  • Work closely with Finance Business Partnering team to aid in financial performance improvement on projects
  • Assist in providing detailed financial analysis
  • Variance analysis including costs vs income
  • Assist in the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
  • Preparation of monthly and weekly reports, including data to support revenue, cost and sales pipeline analysis
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager with any adhoc finance requests
  • Building an effective link between Finance and the rest of the organisation, adding value to decision-making and developing the best possible, joined-up, financial management;
  • Providing clear communication and in-depth support by building and maintaining excellent relationships with the business; ensuring budget holders are supported on all financial issues;
  • Being responsible for the continuous improvement of reporting, analysis and insight to enhance the quality and timeliness of financial information.


This Assistant Commercial Accountant/ Financial Analyst position is a development opportunity and anyone with project accounting, financial analysis experience would be great however someone who can demonstrate the potential in these areas and a strong record of learning/development whether through career progression achieved to date or academic/accountancy qualification progression would be looked upon in a positive similar light

  • Strong Excel skills including pivot tables and vlookups is essential
  • Studying towards an accountancy qualification is ideal with all levels of studies considered including AAT, ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey financial messages to non-finance colleagues
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and hit tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with others across segments and regions
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Work with integrity, due skill, care and diligence

Job Offer

Great benefits package with a competitive Cambridge salary and excellent training and progression opportunities with someone being in this role for a 2-3 year period before being promoted internally. Study support is on offer along with a generous holiday allowance

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