Role details

Commercial Finance Analyst

Manchester   •   £38,000 - £42,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Exciting opportunity to work as part of a fast-paced retail business
  • Growing business and storng potential for personal development

About Our Client

This retail business are expanding and growing quickly, and as such the day-to-day finance requirements need someone who is used to working in a fast-paced environment! The team is a very reputable one that offers new employees plenty of opportunity to develop and learn from credible managers.

Job Description

This role will entail the following responsibilities:

- Commercial analysis of the effectiveness of various initiatives in stores - from promotions to pricing strategies, and how these will affect the store-by-store margin breakdown

- Using data analysis to business partner Retail Buying and Procurement teams, and influence and guide their decision-making

- Engaging with suppliers and analysing and reviewing opportunities for ad hoc promotions as and when they arise

- Identifying areas for improvement - where could they do better and be more cost-effective?

The Successful Applicant

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) and have an analytical background. Sector experience is not essential and the client is happy to consider Commercial Analysts from non-retail backgrounds, although previous experience in a retail business would be viewed favourably. In addition to analytical experience, you will have previous experience of challenging, engaging with, and influencing non-finance personnel.

What's on Offer

This role is an 18 month contract, with the potential down the line to go permanent due to growth opportunities and expansion within the team.

If you would be interested in this role, please contact Mark Dacre at Michael Page Finance on 0161 829 0412.

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