Commercial Analyst

Oxford Permanent £50,000 - £60,000 per year
  • High growth, PE backed business who have recently doubled in size
  • This is a business full of examples of internal progression

About Our Client

The client is a large PE backed retail business based out of Oxford, they have recently acquired a new business unit and have doubled their size to circa. £1bil turnover and are looking to bolster their finance function accordingly.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the newly appointed Commercial Analyst will be:

  • Financial Analysis: Conducting thorough financial analysis of business performance, including creating financial models, identifying key drivers of business performance - specifically to drive sales and margin, as well as supporting the management of working capital employed across the business.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Preparing and managing budgets and forecasts, identifying variances and analysing trends to provide recommendations to senior management.
  • Commercial Strategy: Collaborating with business stakeholders to provide financial insights that support the development and execution of commercial strategies and initiatives.
  • Performance Reporting: Developing and producing regular reports on business performance to provide insights on inventory and other key working capital areas.
  • Risk Management: Identifying and analysing business risks and providing recommendations for risk mitigation and management.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Commercial Analyst will be:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • A high level of Excel is essential
  • You must be proactive in nature with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines ensuring that the work is done to a high standard.
  • Analytical
  • Highly organised.
  • Able to present to internal stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, good communication, hard-working and approachable character with willingness to support and improve the finance tasks.
  • Flexible, curious, eager to learn and contribute to the success of the finance team.

What's on Offer

On offer for the successful Commercial Analyst is a competitive salary of £50,000-£60,000 depending on experience along with:

  • 24 days annual leave in addition to recognised public and bank holidays
  • Company attendance and performance bonuses
  • Company pension scheme - in line with auto enrolment
  • Death In Service
  • Career progression and personal development opportunities
  • Being part of a "team" as opposed to just being a number
  • Staff discounts on items purchased from any of our nationwide branches
Contact
Nick Harris
Quote job ref
JN-072023-6130676
Phone number
+44 1865 208479

Job summary

Job function
Accounting
Subsector
Commercial & Analysis
Sector
Retail
Location
Oxford
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Nick Harris
Consultant phone
+44 1865 208479
Job reference
JN-072023-6130676