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Commercial Lead Finance Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Lead Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 months
REF: C/SR/CLA_1494350366
Contact Name: Sean Ransome
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

A national telco organisation in Berkshire are looking to hire a Lead Finance Analyst on a contract basis, to sit within their Commercial Finance team. This is an initial 3 month contract position, to start ASAP.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing financial and commercial support to manage the profitability of £80k+ sales per month.
  • Supporting the Acquisition Finance Manager to achieve profitable business targets.
  • Calculation of performance targets for Sales and Marketing based on commercial objectives.
  • Generate insights by comparing key KPIs and quarterly forecasts/budgets, and make recommendations on corrective action.
  • Create, develop and deliver weekly and monthly forecasts of key acquisition KPIs.
  • Take responsibility for reporting of sales performance.
  • Take responsibility for pricing financials in order to present findings in a key pricing meeting.
  • Take ownership of review processes based on individual business cases.
  • Present key trends, drivers and dependencies.
  • Participate in month end duties and Excel reporting.
  • Review internal processes and reports, and make improvement recommendations on these processes.

Key Experience and Skills:

  • Previous demonstrated experience in improving processes is essential.
  • Previous experience of project work and working through governance.
  • Finalist or newly qualified accountant- ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to improve accuracy and efficiency of processes.
  • Advanced Excel skills. PowerPoint and Access would be a bonus.
  • Experience gained in a customer led environment would also be beneficial.

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