Commercial Analyst

Posted 30 August 2023
Salary £30000 - £40000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameHarry Horsley

Job description

Are you a talented and ambitious accounting professional ready to make a significant impact in the dynamic energy sector? Our client is seeking a Commercial Analyst to join their successful team. As a key player in the energy industry, they offer a unique opportunity to contribute to their continued growth and innovation.

This company are constantly striving for success, and after a recent period of sustained growth, they are looking to continue this trend moving into the near future. With the energy sector proving to be a lucrative industry in the current climate; this company are showing sign of high profitability, with no plans of slowing down any time soon. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To pro-actively identify leads and opportunities for growth within your business unit.
  • To support the business unit in the generation of tenders for all opportunities.
  • Build up a strong knowledge of the customer contracts within your business unit.
  • Provision of advice on commercial issues to the general/framework managers.
  • Reporting of work in progress, accurate billing, and support with payment collection.
  • Utilise standardised methods to support with all pricing and tendering activity – which in turn will allow achieving the budgeted margins.
  • Preparation of any sub-contract tender requirements for management review.
  • Use the Management Information System (MIS/Internal Software) to track works progress and report on any contract KPI’s.
  • Develop the Management Information System (MIS) as an accurate financial reporting tool.
  • Assist with risk management and mitigation.
  • Maintaining visibility of expenditure to ensure works are completed to budget.
  • Production of contract applications for payment by clients.
  • Interface with the Senior Management Team and attend management reviews as required.
  • Ensure suitable payment terms are negotiated with suppliers/subcontractors.
  • Continuously improve the reporting available to management for improved decision making.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field, or AAT qualified 
  • Professional accounting qualification, or desire to obtain, (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Proven experience in commercial finance, ideally within the energy or related industry (but not essential).
  • Strong financial analysis skills with the ability to interpret complex data.
  • Proficiency in financial modelling and advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation abilities.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a strong focus on accuracy.
  • Problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges.
  • £30,000 - £40,000 p.a. (DOE)
  • Opportunity to work with a top-tier energy company with a global footprint.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge projects and innovation in the energy sector.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth and development.
  • Chance to contribute to a sustainable future and make a meaningful impact.
  • Office-based working
  • Dog friendly office 
  • 25 days holiday 
  • full study support