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Commercial Finance Analyst

Michael Page
Berkshire, England, Newbury
GBP50000 - GBP55000 per annum + plus Bonus & Benefits
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Transport and logistics
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

Michael Page are supporting a leading player in the transport sector as they seek to recruit a Commercial Finance Analyst for their high performing team based near Newbury, on a permanent basis.

Client Details

Michael Page are supporting a leading player in the transport sector as they seek to recruit a Commercial Finance Analyst for their high performing team based near Newbury, on a permanent basis.


The role of the Commercial Finance Analyst is to provide support to the Commercial FC for management accounting, corporate responsibilities and commercial analysis. You will be tasked with increasing engagement and partnering of finance across the business and will directly influence commercial decision-making.

This is a varied, extremely hand-on role which requires a sleeves-rolled-up approach and a willingness to get stuck into the detail.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with the commercial teams, performing detailed customer reviews monthly.

  • Provide meaningful commercial analysis, reviewing customer pricing, costs and profitability.

  • Identify and implement commercial opportunities to increase revenue and margins.

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders, building knowledge and financial awareness, ensuring risks and opportunities are shared appropriately.
  • Implement positive change and introduce new areas of reporting where gaps exist.
  • Support ad-hoc analytics such as:
  • Review of customer rates versus billing.
  • Job profitability analysis.
  • Support senior business leaders with ad-hoc project work and commercial analysis.
  • Provide spend analysis to support decisions across Operations and Plant Maintenance team


To perform this role you'll need to be a good communicator, commercially savvy, have strong analytical skills and be able to present financial data clearly and accurately to non-finance personnel.

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following attributes and experience:

· Fully qualified CIMA/ACCA.

· An advanced knowledge of Excel, using complex formulas and data analysis sets.

· Outstanding attention to detail and strong administration skills.

· Commercially minded.

· Able to work autonomously.

· Desire for process improvement and challenging the status quo

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Interpersonal skills, with a willingness to support immediate team members.

· Good communication skills - manage and influence stakeholders.

· Conscientious, confident, hardworking.

· Willingness to take ownership and responsibility.

· Good team player, willing to share knowledge and ideas and to learn from team members.

Job Offer

In return for your commitment, dedication and contribution to making a fantastic team even better, you will receive an attractive salary in the £50,000-£55,000 range plus a bonus and extensive benefits.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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