Commercial Analyst

Commercial Analyst

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £58000 per hour + + bens

  • Contact:

    Fiona Price

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance Director with the provision of analytical support to drive profitability improvement for this international pharmaceutical client based with easy access to the M4.

This is a rare opportunity for a Top 10 trained and qualified accountant (or auditor) looking to cut commercial teeth in a fast moving pharma client. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, flexible benefits and the opportunity to develop your experience in an exciting and growing sector.


Support the Commercial Finance Dept in delivering the budget, current year financial re forecasts and monthly forecast flash reporting

Responsible for managing budget and forecast data upload process ensuring strong understanding of data flows and impacts on Long Term Solution management reporting tools

Generate monthly Management Accounts and provide 1st class summary on trends & performance vs budget/forecast

End to end sales reporting collaborating with stakeholders in operational and commercial teams

Provide support to wider commercial team to produce weekly / monthly quarterly financial reports to budget holders

Support the Financial Accounting team on budget and forecast insight

Key responsibilities:

  • Business Partnering
  • Commercial Analysis
  • Performance review
  • Data analysis

Acting as a key business partner, you will be exposed to all levels of the business providing in-depth data analysis

You will possess:

Educated to degree level and possessing a full finance qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)

Strong capability to display analytical skills but you will be a fully trained and qualified accountant from either a commercial environment or looking for a 1st move from practice

Excellent orgnisational skills, able to balance competing priorities in order to meet expectation

Intermediate to advanced Excel - Power BI tool (Tableau) preferable

Motivated, productive individual driven by results, deadlines and with an enthusiastic and can-do attitude

Big 10 trained preferred

Good written and verbal communication skills

Experience in a pharma / medical / FMCG sector preferred but not essential

Team player, who will work for the success and positive team spirit of the whole Finance team

Superior communication skills

Based in Reading

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