Commercial Finance Analyst

Posted 10 January 2023
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Study Support
LocationChester
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
ReferenceLMA/37019/CFA
Contact NameLouise Matthews

Job description

Axon Moore are delighted to be recruiting an outstanding Commercial Finance Analyst role to join an award winning, PE backed business based at their stylish Chester head office.

This role will see you supporting the business with commercial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, and ad hoc projects, with a focus on their marketing and trading teams.

Within this highly varied role, which will see you reporting into their friendly and high calibre Commercial Finance Manager, you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Support Commercial Finance to provide commercial analysis and challenge to all areas of the business, with a focus on marketing and trade.
  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to complete accurate and timely analysis and reporting on projects and initiatives to aid decision making.
  • Play back financial data and modelling to a range of stakeholders in a clear and concise manner.
  • Support delivery of the annual budget and reforecasts, including analysis to ensure assumptions are credible and evaluating risks and opportunities.
  • Produce monthly and ad hoc reporting and track performance trends as required.
  • Actively support the resolution of business queries with core Finance in relation to month-end variances.
  • Support on cross-functional projects and strategic initiatives as required.
To be considered for this outstanding role, you will hold the following key skills:
  • Part qualified or desire to study for an accounting qualification
  • Worked with or supported cross functional / non-finance teams with commercial analysis
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Excellent numeracy and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Experience in forecasting/budgeting within a cross functional organisation is preferred but no essential
In return you will benefit from a competitive salary of £30,000 - £35,000 DOE + Study Support, bonus, hybrid working, 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays) additional day off for your birthday, plus much more! This really is an opportunity not to be missed!