Commercial Finance Analyst

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£40000 - £50000 per annum
20 Sep 2023
27 Sep 2023
JN -072023-6128514
Laura Riley
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Our client is seeking a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their large Finance team based in Oxford, offering hybrid working. If you're working in finance but are looking for a role where you can add value in a more commercial way then apply now!

Client Details

Our client is an impressive large UK business who is hugely successful in their field, always looking to make those commercial decisions that will help them improve their business and take them to the next level. Do you want to be a part of that journey and add value? This company will be looking for you to challenge their senior managers and advise them on the financials to make a tangible difference in the future.


The Commercial Finance Analyst will have a range of duties including:

Financial Analysis: Conducting thorough financial analysis of business performance, including analysing financial statements, creating financial models, and identifying key drivers of business performance- specifically to support the development of gross margin.

Budgeting and Forecasting: Preparing and managing budgets and forecasts, identifying variances and analysing trends to provide recommendations to senior management.

Commercial Strategy: Collaborating with business stakeholders to provide financial insights that support the development and execution of commercial strategies and initiatives.

Performance Reporting: Developing and producing regular reports on business performance to provide insights on revenue, profitability, and other key performance indicators (KPIs).

Risk Management: Identifying and analysing business risks and providing recommendations for risk mitigation and management.

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A): Providing support to the FP&A team, including forecasting, budgeting and financial analysis.

Ad-hoc Analysis: Conducting ad-hoc financial analysis and modelling to support business decisions, as required.


To excel in this role, the Commercial Finance Analyst should have a strong analytical and quantitative background, excellent communication skills, and be able to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

They should ideally also have experience in financial modelling, financial analysis, and forecasting, as well as experience in business partnering and stakeholder management.

It is preferred that the individual is working towards a Professional qualification (ACCA or CIMA) and looking to qualify in the near future.

Advanced user of MS excel skills. Knowledge of data warehousing and data reporting/visualisation tools would be an advantage.

Job Offer

The salary on offer for the successful individual ranges between £40,000 and £50,000 dependent upon experience and level of qualification. The company offer a study support package, hybrid/flexible working and a benefits package, plus career development opportunities - apply now!

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