Commercial Finance Analyst
Optima Professional Services is currently exclusively recruiting for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join a Leicestershire based FMCG business. Based at the firms prestigious head office building on the edge of the city the Commercial Finance Analyst will be working as part of a small team supporting the finance team and wider operational managers make well informed commercial decisions. Due to the firms location they are commutable distance from all areas of Leicester, Coventry, Nottingham and Warwickshire.
Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager, the Commercial Finance Analyst role is the perfect opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to make the next step into a more commercial focused role allowing you to use and grow your analytical skills. On a day to day basis you will be dealing with weekly and monthly reporting looking at sales and margins, kpis, budgets to actuals and reporting on variances. It is essential that you are able to use Excel to an advanced level to be considered for this role. As this role is commercially focused there is very little exposure to month end accounts preparation apart from being responsible for a very small amount of journals.
The role will have daily exposure to none finance staff in a business partnering context, its essential that you are comfortable presenting and discussing finance data.
The ideal candidate for this role will come from management accounting back ground and have demonstrable experience of financial analysis. You will be at a minimum of part qualified in either CIMA or ACCA and looking for a role that is more commercial focused, the business will make sure that you gain all of the experience required to gain your chosen accounting qualification. Due to the size and scope of business they are able to offer some really exciting opportunities to develop your career as they are growing and acquiring new business.
Culturally the business is fantastic and they go the extra mile to make sure that they treat their employees fairly and that they have a great work life balance, even at a busy times the company will not expect strenuous working hours. They strongly believe in developing their staff and the role has a full study support package.
The role offers a salary range of between GBP27,000 and GBP32,00 plus study support and a generous benefits package.