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Commercial Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Jonathan Moss

  • Email:

    jonathan.moss@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    M17288_1583775904

  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-08

  • Consultant:

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Sellick Partnership has been engaged to recruit a Commercial Finance Analyst for an instantly recognisable organisation in Manchester. Due to continued growth and career promotions we are seeking someone who wants a truly commercial role that will give you full exposure into all areas of the business.

The purpose of this role is to provide high quality planning and analysis of the commercial performance of the business. This role will be a business partner to Senior Leaders within the business and will support the Head of FP&A to manage the planning cycles and reporting. You will be tasked to provide expert level decision support and challenge to enable the business to achieve agreed strategic and tactical objectives. You will provide insight and guidance to the senior leadership/management team via a first class service, to enable the business to achieve agreed strategic objectives.

The role is specialised, so we're looking for a very commercial, driven, dynamic and enthusiastic commercial individual / analyst who has in-depth experience of planning, supporting, liaising, challenging and influencing internal stakeholders.

The successful applicant will be an ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified Commercial Analyst, Business Partner or Commercial Accountant, coming from a similar role with significant experience in supporting finance and non-finance stakeholders in complex financial analysis. Experience within a Financial Planning & Analysis team within the Insurance/Financial Services Industry would be desirable.

Due to the nature of the role, it is expected that the successful candidate has strong interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships, inspiring confidence in dealing with senior management and key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be diligent and lead by example, able to work independently and as team player.

It is essential the candidates applying for this role has excellent business partnering skills with the ability to challenge / influence and build working relationships; coupled with strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues simply and effectively.

Whilst you'll have the analytical skill set, you'll be able to translate analytical thinking into 'easy to understand' commercial concepts and be confident in presenting technical information in a variety of mediums to colleagues, therefore you will have experience of influencing stakeholders to own way of thinking.

In return you'll be part of an ambitious business that's always thinking ahead - defining, planning and building for a better future.


If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you.

If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on 0161 834 1642.