Commercial Finance Analyst
Cooper Lomaz are currently supporting one of Peterborough's leading employers to recruit a Financial Analyst. As a market leader, the organisation continues to grow and now needs to expand it's Commercial Finance function to ensure that high quality commercial reports are delivered across the business to support key decisions. As Financial Analyst, you will be central to these decisions and you will be required to produce and present reports to Senior Management as well as influence decision making. You will support the business holistically and will be tasked with producing complex business models to analyse the impact of promotional activities, new products and initiatives on profitability.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Produce management reports focussing on business performance, working closely with commercial teams to analyse trends
Produce scenario based financial models, utilising this information to influence decisions within the business
Support project teams with detailed market analysis for new product channels
Support the preparation of month end management accounts, budgets and forecasts
Ad hoc project based work
Candidates will ideally be qualified (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with prior experience working within a similar commercial role. Experience gained within a retail, product or FMCG environment is highly desirable but not essential. Your ability to produce detailed financial reports, present findings and influence business decisions will be key to succeeding in this role. Excellent Excel and IT skills are also essential combined with strong business partnering skills.