Financial Analyst

Croner Solutions
13 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Analyst
Hinckley, Leicester
Salary £30,000 - £40,000 Dependent on experience + Excellent Benefits Package

Established in 1942 Croner has earned the longevity, prestige and brand that has made us one of the market leaders in Employment Law and Health & Safety today. With an exceptional service delivery team, we excel in offering medium sized businesses a professional, commercial partnership, meaning that they can focus on their core business and allows them to lean on us for the specialist and complex areas of HR and Health & Safety.

This is a brand new exciting opportunity to join our established Finance team, reporting directly to our Head of Finance. As a Financial Analyst, responsibilities will be to ensure the accurate and consistent calculation of sales figures across the company, monitoring and reporting actual results against targets. The role will focus on providing greater insight around the key elements of contract sales including lead channels, pricing, discounting, product mix and sales commissions. A key objective will be to wrap a robust commercial workflow process around a fast paced sales environment.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide up-to-date reporting monthly, quarterly and year to date
  • Ensure sales data architecture is robustly designed, maintained and scalable in order to regularly determine and set commission rate entitlement and monitor results against targets at both sales team and individual levels.
  • Ensure data reconciliation procedures are rigorously maintained and developed between the Salesforce and Contract databases.
  • Provide insight, analysis and reporting around the following areas:
Ø Lead conversion rates and costs
Ø Cost of acquisition and product/sector mix
Ø Pricing and discounting at individual levels and team
Ø Commissions analysis at individual levels and team
  • Work closely with the Sales management team to collate information
  • Contribute to the setting of sales budgets and forecasts, driving revenue and commission calculations. Provide monthly analysis and commentary around variances.
  • Have a recognised accountancy qualification or be part qualified
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Have strong Excel skills and the ability to use other reporting tools such as ‘tableau’ would be desirable
  • Previous experience of SQL reporting an advantage
  • Possess strong communication skills and the ability to develop positive working relationships within the finance function and sales teams
Why Join our Team?
  • Up to £40,000 Basic dependent on experience
  • Company profit share (non-contractual)
  • Company pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free exercise classes
  • Free breakfast every Monday
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Fantastic working environment
This is a superb place to work if you love problem solving, enjoy a challenge and working at pace. If you have a genuine enthusiasm for overcoming obstacles and learning, you’ll love it. Your technical skills will be tested every day. There are endless opportunities for you to develop and grow and you’ll really make a difference. We’re a family-run business, who are incredibly ambitious and constantly expanding and can promise you’ll enjoy every day.
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