Commercial Finance Analyst Europe

Howarth Morris Ltd
19 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
This is an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Commercial Analyst/Finance Business Partner (Europe) to join a highly successful, rapidly expanding European Division of a £4Bn t/o global blue-chip - who are proud to be the No 1 global leader in their field. Based in an impressive European Head Office located on the outskirts of Warrington you will be based in a team of 3 European Commercial Analysts with Business Partner responsibility for your own portfolio of countries and Territory Managers and will have a remit focussed on Cost Management, Sales & Margin Analysis, Capex Control and supporting the business with driving financial performance. Your responsibilities will include:

- Business Partnering with Senior Management, Operational Business Partners, the Performance Reporting team and Territory Managers
- Providing accurate, meaningful and timely business and regional performance reports to the Regional Management team
- Ensuring month end and quarterly reporting is on time and compliant with corporate requirements
- Monthly Business Review Reports - providing full visibility across cost and revenue performance
- Business spend analysis & control - Ensuring Budget holders stay within budget
- Variance Analysis with narrative - pre-empting budget variances and working with the business to offset overspend by savings in other areas
- Cost of Sales analysis & reporting
- Commercial analysis & reporting including customer, product, sales & margin analysis
- Contract tracking to ensure budget spend and profitability targets are met
- Collating analysis on business unit results, trends and market conditions
- Monthly Capex reporting & control
- Budgeting and Forecasting and consolidation for the region

Applicants will be fully qualified CIMA, ACCA or ACCA Commercially focussed Commercial Management Accountants, Commercial Analysts or Finance Business Partners who will have ideally worked in a large, global business in a similar profile role. You will be a strong character, with the gravitas, credibility, commercial acumen and confidence required to support Senor Level Finance & Commercial Professionals and influence companyiwide behaviour, culture and actions. Our client is looking for someone forward thinking and inquisitive, who can get into the numbers' and understand the key business drivers, challenging numbers as appropriate and striving for continuous improvement and enhanced business performance. A good understanding of SAP modules, eg BPC/ BI HANA plus HFM would be advantageous. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very impressive, friendly and supportive finance team and a dynamic and
progressive business with benefits including Bonus to 10%, Pension 3%, 25 days holiday, 4 x DIS, Medical Cover and an early finish on a Friday. Whilst this role Business Partners to teams in the UK, Northern Ireland and Europe our client doesn't envisage there being any requirement for European travel in this role and if there ever was it would be minimal.

Howarth Morris are a leading North West based Finance and HR Recruitment Consultancy. Providing a complete temporary, contract and permanent recruitment solution we work with a broad range of businesses ranging from owner managed SMEs to FTSE 100 and Blue Chip Multi-nationals, supporting their recruitment needs throughout the UK. We are dedicated to the career management of Part Qualified and Qualified Finance & HR Professionals, across ACA, ACCA, CIMA, AAT, ICM, CIPP and CIPD and work to support our candidates with not just securing their next move but through their longer term career management. We are committed to providing businesses with finance and HR professionals who will make a difference and who will add real business value. Visit our website for more information on our unique profile and market leading service and call or email today to hear more about this and other exciting local and UK
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