Commercial Finance Analyst

NC Associates Liverpool
10 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Finance Analyst/ Part Qualified ACCA or CIMA/ FMCG/ Competitive Salary

I am working on an excellent opportunity for a commercial analyst to work for a large, globally recognised organisation. This role will suit a candidate who has had exposure to month end accounting processes, analysis and reporting. I am keen to speak with candidates who have larger business experience, ideally within the FMCG sector.

Applicants will need to have a maximum notice period of 4 weeks.

Job Description:

  • Supporting with the month, quarter and year end closures - presenting performance and trends, sales and profitability figures to the wiser business
  • Reallocate costs to business units as required
  • Building financial forecast - ensuring accurate and up to date figures are reported in the forecast system
  • Analysis of business developments, sales and cost management
  • Understand and drive margin improvements
  • Supporting the Finance Manager with analysis and reporting
  • Support the finance manager with all budgeting and forecasting processes for the wider business - ensuring accuracy
  • Support the commercial team with any business enquiry
  • Provide insight for business and process improvements
  • Analysis of overhead costs


  • Previous experience in a similar role - ideally within the FMCG sector
  • Advanced Excel skills ( V look ups and pivot tables as a pre requisite)
  • Motivated and enthusiastic approach
  • Forward thinking and progressive mentality
  • Highly analytical with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to translate financial information to none financial people
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict time deadlines
  • Ability to question and challenge ideas and processes
  • Experience of SAP is highly advantageous, although not essential

This role will initially be a 3-6 month fixed term contract with genuine permanent opportunities. I am ideally keen to speak with candidates who can start on a reduced notice period, however those on a 4 week notice will still be considered.

If you fit the profile above and posses the outlined skills and experience, please get in touch on 0161-7111-0821 or alternatively submit your CV for immediate consideration.

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