Commercial Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £140 - £165 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: AF290618CA_1547662921
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Weekly and monthly sales reporting vs. budget and prior year
  • Weekly and monthly reporting of all supporting sales materials
  • Monthly customer and collection profitability reporting and analysis
  • Research and analysis to shape the customer proposition and pricing strategy
  • Prepare sales commissions and bonus calculations on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Provide ad hoc commercial support to the business
  • Develop and maintain a stock model to balance maximising profitability and managing stock levels within target
  • Produce analysis to support decision making over stock holding levels and improve usage of space within the warehouse
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Play a lead role in budgeting, forecasting and planning.
  • Play a lead role in audit preparation and management of the audit
  • Prepare monthly actual v budget reports for all budget holders and hold monthly meeting with budget holders to challenge and ensure costs are maintained within budget
  • Provide financial analysis and make commercially sound business recommendations that will drive performance and growth
  • Provide cover for a small finance team covering credit control and accounts payable
  • Ad hoc project work as required.

Previous Experience:

  • Experience in a commercial / analytical role supporting non-finance stakeholders
  • Keen and willing problem solver with proven skills in delivering high quality reporting and analysis
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Solid month end exposure
  • Commercially astute with a questioning mind and challenges the status quo
  • Excellent Excel skills and highly proficient in all Microsoft products as well as accounting software
  • FMCG experience desirable

This is a hands on role offering excellent opportunities for business partnering as well as commercial analysis. The business is fast moving and dynamic with a focus on continuous improvement across all areas of the business and you will need to be a key contributor to the successful delivery of the company objectives.