Commercial Analyst

Butler Rose
£34000 - £40000/annum FULL STUDY SUPPORT
20 May 2017
19 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This Commercial Analyst role sits within the Commercial Finance team providing analysis, challenge and commercial support to the business to improve business performance and aid decision making.

The Commercial Analyst role is a key part of the team partnering a business with approximately £140m turnover and 20 sites across multiple countries throughout EMEA and needs to effectively influence upwards to their key contacts/stakeholders which include site GMs, UK & EMEA FD and other internal Directors.

This Commercial Analyst will be responsible for detailed financial analysis of c 50% of the European business along with owning the accounts for a separate, stand-alone company (Security / Pipeline technologies).

We are looking for a part-qualified/ finalist Commercial Analyst and study support will be provided.

This opportunity will provide exposure to other European sites and the potential to visit these sites.

This is a busy, dynamic working environment and the successful Commercial Analyst will be required to be a dedicated member of a close-knit team.

We are ideally looking for individuals who enjoy working as part of a close team, are passionate about what they do and who strive to make a difference. We are always looking to better ourselves and are keen to recruit individuals who like to innovate and improve processes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Analyse, challenge and interpret the month end results to provide detailed analysis and insight into variances.

* Produce bridging and commentary between Actuals, Budgets and Forecasts. Understand the causes for large variances, provide documented commentary and challenge the variances with the sites.
* Production and distribution of the CD EMEA daily & weekly sales and margin reporting.
* Provide and interpret sales, margin, overhead and working capital trends and variances within the sites and offer timely challenge where required.
* Prepare and review relevant Control files to ensure accuracy of data & postings along with detailed audit trail of periodic values
* Develop value adding reporting and review processes and procedures where required to ensure efficiency and timeliness of information. Forecasting & planning
* Review in conjunction with regional management quarterly forecasts and budgets and ensure submission into the Group reporting systems within the deadlines set.
* Support the forecast and annual budget process within the sites under guidance from the Head of FP&A, ensuring numbers are pressure tested and financial integrity of the numbers.
* Build relationships and understand the commercial aspects of the business to become the key finance point of contact for European businesses
* Providing support to local finance teams where necessary by understanding month end processes, systems and controls.
* Supporting the EMEA region, providing analysis, challenge and commercial support to the business to improve business performance and aid decision making.
* Manage profit enhancement plans to ensure delivery of gross margin and operating profit targets.
* Identify opportunities for improvement and ensure they are driven through to completion.

You should have the following skills, experience and/or qualifications:

Experience within Budgets and Forecasts

Ability to represent finance in a cross functional environment

Professional accounting qualification attained OR finalist studying towards a professional accounting qualification, ACA, ACCA, CIMA with PQE

Excellent excel skills are an absolute necessity along with an aptitude for picking up new systems.

Full UK Driving licence

Please call me today for further information (Apply online only) Sam

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