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Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Accrington, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    John Thistlethwaite

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A fast growth, entrepreneurial Multi-Site retailer is looking to expand their commercial finance team and bring on a couple of ambitious commercial finance analysts to be part of the continued expansion.

The Commercial Finance Analyst will take ownership of analysing sales performance, trends, variance analysis and advising around commercial decision making whilst driving continuous improvement and automation across the teams reporting.

You will have exposure to end to end analysis and change delivery, whilst working closely with the Heads of Finance, CFO and Board level stakeholders. You will be given the opportunity to progress your career and explore the areas of finance that interest you whilst being able to add real value not only to commercial decisions but the implementation of new systems and technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly presentations on the trading performance which are clear and concise, and identify the key trends and drivers of the result.
  • Trend analysis and investigate variances.
  • Drive continuous improvement and efficiencies.
  • Review of cost to serve
  • Business partner Operations, IT and Sales across international teams
  • To lead and manage budgeting and forecasts
  • Other analysis or tasks as requested by the CFO, Finance Director or Financial Controller.

As the commercial finance analyst you will come from a part/qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) background or with the desire to undertake study to become a qualified accountant. You will ideally have strong exposure to variance analysis, budgets, forecasts, month end delivery in a fast faced and data driven environment as either a management accountant or finance analyst with a commercial mind set.

The company is people focused and provides great training and development, career progression and an outstanding culture and environment for its employees to succeed.

If you are an inquisitive, driven and ambitious commercial finance analyst and you feel the above role and company will provide you the next steps in your career as a finance analyst with great potential to progress in to a commercial finance managers role then please apply or contact John Thistlethwaite on 0161 834 1642.

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