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Lead Finance Analyst

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy, Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:

    Contract/Interim

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Consultant:

    Hugh Almond

  • Email:

    hugh.almond@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    909756_1536140035

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-05

  • Consultant:

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The role of the Lead Finance Analyst is to cover a maternity leave on a fixed term contract basis initially for 12 months. The main focus of the role is to support the Commercial teams to provide key information and optimise the trading and commercial performance. It will include regularly working alongside various stakeholders to gather information, manipulate data and then present your findings. You will need a solid background in Finance also to appreciate the technical aspects and provide quality information and add value instantly.

The role of the Lead Finance Analyst include:

  • Provide commercial insight on performance via modelling skills, interrogation and manipulation of numbers with subsequent analysis
  • Data analysis with advice and findings given to Commercial teams of what promotions and initiatives are working and profitable or the opposite
  • Cost and margin analysis with recommendations
  • Manipulating complex data sets to analyse macro trading performance and report to senior management
  • Presentation of findings to key stakeholders
  • Provide commercial support to external supplier negotiations
  • Support budgeting and forecasting, identifying risks and opportunities

The ideal Lead Finance Analyst applicant:

The successful applicant will have experience in manipulating data and translating this to non-finance teams to aid key commercial decisions. You will not only need to be technically sound, (both from an Accounting and Advanced Excel perspective) but be able to tell the story behind the data via your strong communicative and stakeholder management skills. The role would suit someone from a fast paced company background where you have had previous experience relaying complex finance information to senior non-finance stakeholders.

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