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Commercial Finance Analyst

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 by CV-Library

Chertsey, Surrey, United Kingdom
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
£50k - £60k Annual
Contract/Project
Commercial Finance Analyst

Ongoing Contract

Up to £230 per day DOE

This role is working for a leader in the consumer electronics industry situated within their IT & Mobile Communicatons divison.

Why join our team?

The role sits within the broader Finance Operations team with our vision to create value beyond the numbers. Our 5 key goals are as below:

Commit to excellence

Partner the business

Empower decision making through data Grow and reward our people

Innovate and transform

What will this role achieve?

Provide commercial, financial and accounting support to the IM B2B Division in SEUK. The role involves close working with the Senior Leadership Team and Accounting Team within the IM Division and reports to the Head of Commercial Finance, IM Division. This is a business partnering role looking after the B2B business

What will be your key deliverables?

Financial planning

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Support the End User and Channel Sales Team annual, quarterly and monthly financial planning processes.

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Support business and finance organisation to account for the leasing and managed service deals correctly and in a timely fashion.

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Prepare ad hoc analysis where necessary (e.g. scenario planning, sensitivity analysis).

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Support the wider finance team with analysis as and when required for internal and external

reporting.

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Support quarterly sales PBP target setting, review and calculations.

Driving financial performance

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Prepare value added reporting and analysis to support management and identify significant trends/issues, e.g. monitor performance against forecast and pipeline; identify risks and opportunities

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Identify opportunities to maximize financial performance and grow the business.

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Working with Sales and Legal to draft commercial terms letters in line with approved plans.

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Work with the Operational and Strategy Director to set quarterly commission targets for Mobile sales accounts.

Commercial decision support

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Provide financial insight, analysis and appraisal as required to support:

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Day-to-day commercial decision making

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Evaluation of customer proposals and bids;

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Development of business strategy.

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Drive divisional management to achieve the right balance in maximizing opportunities.

Financial management and control

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Ensure strong control and governance in the financial activities undertaken by the Divisions.

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Manage the process of accounting for sales deductions and support the Divisions in managing

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and accounting for marketing expenditure.

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Ensure that these costs are completely and accurately recorded, correctly classified, that spend

is appropriately justified and within budget/authority limits, and that supporting processes are

efficient and effective.

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Provide guidance on the accounting for more complex customer deals, obtaining technical

advice from other areas of Finance where necessary and ensuring that transactions can be

properly supported by the company’s financial processes and systems.

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Management of Business Support Manager to ensure deals are reviewed and validated.

What do we need for this role?

Soft Skills

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Strong commercial acumen.

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Ability to work in a high pressure environment, take quick and effective decisions and direct

others.

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Excellent analytical skills to understand business drivers and interpret financial results.

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Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels, get key messages

across succinctly and work with others.

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Proven track record in demonstrating accountability and ownership; proactive approach.

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Strong influencing skills to persuade management that your conclusions are correct and obtain buy-in.

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Strong reporting skills, display key information and convey messages clearly, concisely and

with impact.

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Excellent people management and leadership skills.

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Business partnering with senior leaders.

Hard Skills

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Qualified accountant (ACA or CIMA) with 5+ years’ experience in industry

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Up to date knowledge of international accounting standards.

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Experience of working in technology or FMCG sectors; B2B experience a plus.

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Hands on experience of using ERP systems (preferably SAP).

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Ability to implement change process to streamline and make existing processes more efficient

Reference: 210341554

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