Commercial Finance Analyst Posted Jan 12
Project People , Witney, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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A fantastic opportunity to join a leading brand in Oxfordshire on a permanent basis, as a Commercial Finance Basis.

Working under the Head of Commercial Finance, this position requires a strong Finance Analyst with great data analysis skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Business Partnering with Sales teams:

Daily tracking and reporting of underlying drivers of sales performance

Measure sales team performance and productivity- identifying key areas of risk and opportunity as well as reviewing sales ta gets, commissions and bonus

Financial assessment of booking integrity and service quality

Management of internal resource planning tool to advise on sales team availability, absence, capacity in order to influence key hiring decisions

Develop tools to improve sales forecasting and planning process, as well as aid delivery of consistent accuracy in predicting performance

Deliver insightful analysis of the P&L through Real Time, short-term timely reporting and business unit reviews

Improve the understanding of trends, risks and opportunities across the business

Provide insightful commentary to key stakeholders on business performance, including regular stakeholder reporting both internally and externally

Business Intelligence and Data Analytics:

Enhance current reporting offering towards a market leading intelligence function, through detailed review of data structures/sources and use of BI tools such as Tableau

Collaborate with Marketing and IT departments to ensure consistency of cross-functional KPIs and data-driven conclusions

Draw meaningful insights and ideas from large data sets in order to support and improve business performance

Advocate analytics and develop strong understanding of the business to make sure that analysis is Embedded in everyday decision making

Strong understanding of Microsoft products to support strategic and commercial decision support ie analysis and modelling

Key Skills/Requirements:

Advanced Excel skills essential

Ability to use a variety of data sources including the use of SQL, PowerPivot, Query and OLAP/Cube formulae

Knowledge of data structures and how to utilise/interrogate them

Ability to present ideas with clarity and convey complex financial information in an appropriate manner

ACCA/ACA/CIMA preferred

Strong communication skills with the ability to business partner and influence decision making

A dynamic team player who can bring a high level of attention to detail and accuracy

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Employment Type: Permanent