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Financial Analyst/Commercial Analyst

Permanent
Chester
North West
£35,000 - £45,000
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14-10-2020 01:23 PM

Job description

Resourcery Group are working with a global business services company who are on a major growth trajectory. Having taken on board private equity, they are looking to grow aggressively both organically and by acquisition in the UK and overseas in the near future. Our client is proud to be a business which invests in its people, is inclusive and has an environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive in their roles. The Commercial Finance Analyst's role is to support the broader business functions such as Sales & Marketing, Operations and other stakeholders. 
 
The Commercial Financial Analyst will support the company’s commercial decision making, forming strong working relationships across the business and providing internal reporting and insightful MI analysis. The role will involve a significant amount of data extraction and report generation, recreating the P&L and BS in different formats, setting up new reports for senior stakeholders.  In addition the Commercial Financial Analyst  will be required to undertake ad-hoc project work that will help position the business for its next round of investment.

The  Commercial Financial Analyst is a Group level role covering the UK and US business and other operating subsidiaries. The role reports directly into the Financial Controller and works closely with the Finance Director and other Directors. There are significant progression opportunities for the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create and manage KPI packs for presentation to the directors and operations board as part of the monthly reporting process
  • Create and manage reports looking at financial performance by product and sector
  • Working with the product development team to add a commercial finance focus to decision making
  • Take the lead on creating a management dashboard within PowerBI which provides a succinct snapshot of the main drivers of the business
  • Regular analysis of the performance of the business, providing commentary on trends, and driving value added insight about how the business can react or adapt to these trends
  • Be instrumental in transitioning the business from one which relies on excel spreadsheets to ‘one version of the truth’ management reporting through a data warehouse and data visualisation tools
  • Closely partnering with the data analytics team to ensure data is robust enough to support senior stakeholders in their forecasting, budgeting and strategic decision making
  • Providing information and insight to senior stakeholders in sales, marketing, IT, product and operations to help support their decision making
  • Be a key stakeholder for the migration to a new cloud based accounting system
 
 
The Requirements:
  • Qualified or Part-Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) 
  • Strong reporting, financial modelling and management information skills 
  • Advanced Excel user
  • Previous experience with Power BI/Tableau and SQL of benefit but not essential
  • Strong management accounts experience

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