Commercial Finance Analyst

Employer
Investigo
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Commercial Finance Analyst up to £45k depending on experience West London / Hybrid working

The primary purpose of this role is to provide strong and proactive assistance of the finance & commercial teams with analysis of the business, management reporting, budgeting and other ad-hoc finance analysis

In-depth analysis of commercial results (sales & margins, mix effects)Preparation of sales and margin forecasts for corporate budgetary purposesPreparation of reports and presentations for internal and external business stakeholders, including weekly & monthly performance reports and quarterly presentations for each platform where the business operates concessionsCommercial financial support to operations (Store Managers, Operations Director) and to the Commercial Department (promotions analysis)Ad-hoc analysis upon request of the Operations or Finance directorsAssistance for monthly financial closings (e.g. Newport submissions for the group, stock provisioning reports)Preparation of business plans for new stores including IRR appraisal

Candidate Specification:

MBA, Business Degree,Excellent Excel capabilities - can demonstrate understanding and experience of pivot tables, v lookups, sumif, index, equiv... Highly proficient at manipulating and analysing large volumes of data in order to identify key commercial issues/trendsFluent in EnglishFamiliar with using Business Intelligence tools like Business Warehouse or BI4Experience of SAP Business Intelligence and SAP Analysis for Office would be advantageousRetail background would be preferredExperience of modelling the financials of new stores/products would be advantageous

Able to work independently and suggest solutions to queries raisedStrong attention to details/accuracy/controls of dataStrong analytical skillsAbility to organise work around tight deadlinesExcellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group (executives, accountants, store managers...)

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