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Commercial Finance Analyst

Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Lichfield, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, pension, study support

  • Contact:

    Emma Cubbin

  • Contact email:

    emma.cubbin@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    1001LichMA_1548760612

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Commercial Finance Analyst

Our client is one of the UK's top manufacturers operating across the UK and Europe and is currently looking for an Excel savvy and outgoing Commercial Finance Analsyt to join their dynamic Finance team in Lichfield. The role has come up due to consistent growth.

This new role will be key for helping the business better understand its performance against its KPIs (Budget, Last Year, Forecasts, Market) through the delivery of financial reporting, and there will be opportunity to travel to local sites on an occasional basis.

There is a tonne of opportunity here so if you want to step into a commercial team and business partner - i.e. with sales, marketing and operations this could be your next step! A move into manufacturing is normally tricky without a tonne of costing experience within the industry so these guys are the exception right now, and the experience that you could gain here is in high demand!


A Commercial Finance Analyst will typically:

    • Weekly / Monthly sales reporting, with monthly analysis on Sales and Margin from a commercial perspective (Volume & Price), and ad hoc Sales/Margin reporting to help the business understand risks/opportunities and the effectiveness of promotions.
    • Assisting in the accuracy of commercial conditions (rebates).
    • Accounting for commercial fixed cost overheads ensuring each department spend is identified and reported correctly, and assisting in the production of costings/account planning and tenders.
    • Budgeting & Forecasting
    • Post launch reviews of new products with presentations to board members
    • Financial support of the transport function including the evaluation of new initiatives
    • Any other duties required as per the needs of the Business Finance function


An ideal applicant for this Commercial Finance Analsyt vacancy will be:

    • A Part-Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA) with a Finance degree or equivalent.
    • Hold a personality and drive to deal with multiple stakeholder priorities in a fast-paced environment and hunger and initiative to take the commercial reporting of the business to another level.
    • Hold strong excel skills (pivot tables, v-lookups), with an interest in Financial modelling and cost analysis. If this is not something that you have done there will be development and support on this.

In return for your skills the client is offering a salary up to £30,000 and an excellent benefits package including, bonus, pension and full study support. If you are interested do submit your CV and feel free to get in touch:

☎+44 (0) 7904 480 058 ✉

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