Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Kettering, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Consultant:

    Alexandra Douthwaite

Are you a finance analyst with exceptional commercial flair? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment where you can truly add value to a business?

I am pleased to be supporting a FTSE 100 listed manufacturing business looking to add a Commercial Finance Analyst into their Kettering based finance team following a period of growth. This is a permanent, full-time opportunity offering a salary of up to £38,000 PA plus great benefits, hybrid working and brilliant development. If you are a part qualified (ACCA or CIMA) accountant looking to develop an exciting analytical career, please read on.

With a clear growth plan to UK Commercial Finance Analyst, my client is looking for an ambitious and driven individual who boasts commercial acumen. Knowledge of pricing and experience in FMCG or manufacturing environments would be desirable, alongside excellent communication skills as stakeholder management is a key element of this role.

Supporting the implementation of price changes throughout the business system, exposure to pricing models would be advantageous. Excellent Excel skills are key as the Commercial Finance Analyst will be managing large sets of data to provide insight into drivers of volume, revenue and margin performance.

Key responsibilities:

  • Add value to the business by implementing new processes
  • Improve commercial excellence with insightful analysis
  • Provide commentary volume, pricing, revenue and margin to key stakeholders throughout the business (financial and non-financial)
  • Understand the direct impact of decisions on customers
  • Support large tenders and complex pricing work for projects
  • Reconciliations, forecasts and budgeting

A bit about you:

  • A finalist or part qualified accountant
  • Exceptional knowledge of financial analysis within a large FMCG or manufacturing business
  • Demonstrable experience in providing in depth analysis alongside commentary driven by a commercial mindset
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with all levels within the finance and non-finance teams
  • Strong IT skills - SQL would be advantageous

In return you will receive market leading progression and great benefits including 33 days holiday, life assurance and a great pension scheme.



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