Commercial Finance Analyst

Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Laura Parkes

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Gleeson recruitment group are on the lookout for a commercial finance analyst to join an international business in a newly created position. This is an exciting time to join a rapidly growing business where you will have full sight of financials and can impact business decisions.

Based in near Leicester, you will be joining a top performing team, where your skills will be recognised and rewarded.

Depending on experience commercial finance analyst can expect a salary up to £39,000 per annum.

The primary purpose of the role to support the finance director in analysing large volumes of complex data, identifying areas for improvement, along with anomalies and trends.

  • Produce the monthly management accounts, providing insights into variances to plan, trends and future risks and opportunities
  • Assisting with planning and forecasting and looking at historic data.
  • Working with the operations team to improve labour forecasting tool, ensuring that the information contained in the model is up to date and correct.
  • Provide data on kpis, margin, direct costs
  • Learn and have a consistent insight on performance regarding sales across all areas
  • Design and create effective, analytical and predictive excel models to help improve efficiency and accuracy within the finance team.
  • Implement processes and infrastructure to deliver information efficiently and effectively
  • Complete analysis required by the senior leadership team to assist in effective decision making.

Ideal candidate:

  • Part qualified / finalist acca / cima
  • Analytically minded and numeric
  • Highly motivated individual with ambitions to progress within the business
  • Excellent excel modelling skills. Adept at analysing and manipulating data
  • Commercially minded
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Determination and drive to succeed
  • Previous experience working in retail / fmcg industry with complex reporting would be desirable

To apply for the commercial finance analyst position, please click on the apply now button and your cv will be sent directly to the responsible recruiter. We will respond to successful applicants within 7 days, however please feel free to get in touch if you would like any further information about your application. By applying you will be registered as a candidate with gleeson recruitment limited. Our privacy policy is available on our website and explains how we will use your data

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