Commercial Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Goodman Masson
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1240505241
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An international, fast-growing retail company are looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their wider finance team.

Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager your key responsibilities will be
  • Monthly Reporting including the delivery of timely, accurate & high quality monthly management information & other regular financial reporting, with commentary that communicates the trends & challenges facing the business
  • Product development board pack and meeting preparation
  • Daily sales reporting
  • Contribute to the annual budget and re-forecast process
  • Commercial finance function scalability
  • Scalability of Commercial Finance (Consistency of Reporting/Suite of self-serve reports/data warehouse implementation)
  • Develop 'self-serve' capability ensuring the business have access to a suite of reports enabling them to do their job
  • Be involved within and be a key business stakeholder in the delivery of a reporting analytics software
  • Business partnering and support to the leadership teams
  • Commercial analysis and business decision making
  • Understand the business drivers in depth and be able to recommend changes necessary to drive costs down or sales up
  • Partner new product development teams, Purchasing teams and Sales teams

Skills and experience:
  • A relevant degree
  • Working towards academic qualification in business or finance (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Highly numerate with a strong attention to detail, with ability to explain complex financial concepts to non-financial people
  • Minimum 1 years experience working within a Commercial Finance role within the consumer goods/manufacturing industry. An interest in supply route analysis (warehouse and delivery/carrier costs) would be desirable, with a view to business partnering our operations team
  • Advanced excel skills (pivots, vlookup, sumif, sumifs)

You will need to be ambitious, driven and very hands on. You will be positive and resilient and enjoy a fast-paced environment.

If this sounds like you then apply today!

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