Commercial Finance Analyst

Posted 12 January by Nicholas Associates

Nicholas Associates is currently recruiting for a Commercial Finance Analyst to work for our client based in Grimsby.

The role will support the Commercial Finance team in the preparation of regular and ad-hoc reports/information. Support sales team with information requirements. Strong involvement in maintenance and reporting relating to accounting analytics.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Weekly sales & margin management, working closely with the Finance Manager to ensure accuracy of reporting.
  • Driving business performance through daily, weekly & monthly reporting, supporting the finance/sales teams by providing relevant, timely and insightful reporting and analysis.
  • Financial management of forecasting process, ensuring accuracy, analysis & appreciation of risk.
  • Budget modelling, analysis and challenge.
  • Develop an in depth understanding of variances to budget, forecast and prior years, highlighting problems or potential financial control issues - to replace the bullet point below.
  • Supporting the Finance team on forecast/budget processes.
  • Ad-hoc reporting/analysis to support finance/sales and dealing with any queries that may arise.
  • Supporting the Commercial team on tenders/promotions/competitive steal in conjunction with Finance Manager/Controller.
  • Promotional analysis, both pre & post.
  • Assisting in the development of commercial reports.
  • Support Finance Manager on an adhoc basis.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Degree level education preferred.
  • Part qualified accountant or desire to undertake a professional accountancy qualification.
  • High degree of IT literacy - first class Excel skills imperative.
  • Strong numerical, analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills and data interpretation.
  • Well organised.
  • Desire to progress.

Key Challenges:

  • Timely and accurate sales & margin data
  • Understanding of sales systems
  • Development of reporting on new BI system

Please apply in confidence.

Reference: 33912044

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