Group Commercial Finance Analyst

Wilmslow, UK
26 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Group Commercial Finance Analyst

Sector: Professional Services / Consultancy

Reporting to: Group Commercial Finance Director

Location: Wilmslow, Cheshire

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Salary: £dependant on experience

The Role

We are looking for a commercially-minded Finance Analyst to join our growing finance team, to add value and have an impact in the success of our business.

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for:

• Producing, validating and distributing management information within the business on a timely basis;

• Ensuring consistency and accuracy in all reporting to the business;

• Interpreting sales performance across the Group companies and undertaking any further analysis to understand drivers of variances to plan;

• Input into the Commercial Finance board pack and monthly KPI production;

• Responding to ad-hoc requests for analytical insights from the sales teams in order to help drive revenue growth;

• Provision of support to Product team in preparing business cases and forecast for new products;

• Providing ad-hoc financial modelling / analysis to support insight and recommendations;

• Looking for ways to constantly develop management information either by building on existing processes, or where appropriate, by working with new and automated solutions (Tableau);

• Identifying areas of opportunity to improve business performance and working with business team to monitor and measure improvements.

The Person

We are looking for an individual with the following skills, qualifications and experience:

• A CIMA/ACCA qualified or newly qualified accountant is desirable, with a strong commercial mind set.

• Strong Excel skills with experience of using Vlookups, Sumifs, pivot tables and graphs.

• The ability to present data in meaningful formats.

• High attention to detail with an analytical approach to working.

• Self-motivated, with a proactive attitude, and a strong sense of autonomy.

• Experience of working with / partnering teams outside of core finance.

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and works collaboratively with other teams.

About Us

We are Citation. We are far from your average service provider. Our colleagues bring their brilliant selves to work every day and we create an environment where they can shine. We are a nice bunch. We don't do office politics or "that's not my job". We listen, support and take ownership.

We have been proudly delivering valuable HR and Health and Safety services to SME's across the UK for over 20 years. Passionate about service, we're on a mission to revolutionise our colleague's and client's experience by employing brilliant people who are experts at what they do and smile whilst they are doing it.

Working for Citation you will have access to 25 days' holiday, plus your birthday off work, gym membership discount, healthcare, childcare vouchers, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more.

It's a great place to work because of the people we employ. Fun and professional, we want likeminded individuals who love to love their job (no 'mood hoovers' here thanks!) and want the company to succeed.

So if our culture sounds like a good fit for you and you want to be part of our success story, then send us your details.

There's never been a more exciting time to join us

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