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Commercial Finance Analyst

Employer
Axon Moore Group Ltd
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Company

Axon Moore are recruiting a Commercial Finance Analyst role for a well-established and growing business with a presence throughout the UK. They are seeking an ambitious Graduate or someone with some experience and a keen interest in studying/completing CIMA/ACCA. A nearly/newly qualified person would also be considered. Excellent communication skills, a desire to learn and being keen to assist the Commercial Finance Managers are extremely important for this role.

The business is growing and is in a strong position post pandemic. They are adding this role to support the Commercial team with analysis and planning. The ideal candidate will be looking to learn and develop in order to progress as they study. A personable and friendly personality is a must in this vibrant team and business.

About the role

As the Commercial Finance Analyst, you will be working in a fast-paced, evolving finance team to provide accurate and timely analysis to an expanding multi-site operation (currently over 65 locations). Providing meaningful insight to improve business performance, the Commercial Finance Analyst role is a dynamic and challenging role, seeking continuous innovation and looking for opportunities to improve processes and practices. Characteristics among the team include the ability and willingness to act as a support and business partner to various stakeholders across the business (IT, Commercial, Operations and Marketing).

Main Duties
  • Provide support to the Commercial Finance team to ensure that business decisions are made based on sound judgement
  • Analyse large quantities of data and drilling into the detail across many variables which include locations and product lines
  • Produce accurate and reliable management information in a timely manner
  • Provide analysis on pricing, promotions, sales, margins, trends and variances
  • Analysis and reporting in different areas, such as pre-booked revenue, discounts, incentives and products
  • Support purchasing and operational decisions
  • Design and deliver analysis to drive improved understanding of sales performances
  • Involvement in the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Working closely with IT to improve on reporting functionality and system usage and efficiency
  • Communicate findings to stakeholders across Commercial Finance, Group Reporting & Planning, IT, Marketing, Commercial, Operations in a professional manner
Person specification
  • Graduate with minimum 2:1 or someone with experience and progression with ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience within accounting or a similar position is ideal
  • Intermediate excel skills such as VLOOKUP and pivot tables and experience using PowerPoint
  • A personable character and someone who is driven and ambitious and keen to learn and develop while studying
  • Strong planning and organisation skills essential
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Takes an interest in the business and the success of the business
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary £22-24k at Graduate level or up to £38,000 depending on the level of experience and qualification
  • Full CIMA/ACCA study support with incremental pay increase achievable on completion of each exam
  • Staff discounts
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Discounts package for use with hundreds of retailers
  • Flexible/hybrid working
For immediate consideration or more information on the role, please contact Harriett Busby at Axon Moore on
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