Commercial Finance Analyst

Consumer Additions Ltd
St. Albans, UK
08 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Consumer Additions are currently working with a global retail business based in Hertfordshire and are looking to recruit a Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA accountant who is looking to obtain a commercially facing analyst position.

  • Development of income modelling to support periodic accruals and forecasts and help drive maximisation of income stream
  • Develop and maintain the analysis and controls around supplier income
  • Provide high quality reporting, budgeting, forecasting and ad hoc analysis
  • Support the Senior Finance Analyst in analysing and interpreting results and trends to enable the business to make informed strategic decisions
  • Identify and implement improvements to business processes to increase efficiency and ensure all costs are recorded accurately in the accounts
  • Undertake the periodic accounts process: preparing and posting periodic journals, analysis and commentary
  • Preparation of quarterly settlement
  • Support the completion of the annual audit of supplier income to maximise income recovery and insight into supplier contract
  • Support the Senior Finance Analyst in the preparation of the Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecasts for key supplier income and payment processing
  • Development of process to ensure both increased accuracy, timeliness and alignment to management accounts (MA to KPIrec)
  • Quarterly audits of SFM system to ensure accuracy of data
  • Development of reporting of income types and key suppliers
  • Ownership and review of additional key cost lines: payment processing charges; completion of month end; review of data available to increase insight and accuracy; and enable cost reduction
  • Assist Senior Finance Analyst and Finance Manager in other areas as necessary
  • Support the step change in embedding Finance and driving change into the Trading Teams

Skills & Experience:

  • CIMA/ACA/ACCA Part-Qualified
  • Strong academics; minimum 2,1 at degree level;
  • Strong Excel skills are essential
  • Experience of period management accounts, analysis and commentary essential
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting essential

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