Commercial Finance Analyst - Italian Speaking

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst - Italian Speaking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 20/05/2019
Reference: 14017827/001_1558374410
Contact Name: Olivia Greer
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 20, 2019 18:46

Job Description

The main remit of this Commercial Finance Analyst will be to perform a key role as a real business partner to the Italian entities in the group.

You will have an eye for detail, ability to hit deadlines, and be a fluent Italian speaker able to build brilliant business relationships.

Client Details

Our Blackburn based client are a fantastically successful retailer with an impressive growth story.

If you are looking to join a thriving, vibrant business with ambitious plans to grow this could be a great role.


This brilliant opportunity for a Blackburn based Commercial Finance analyst will have a wide range of responsibilities, including;

  • Point of contact for commercial reporting and variance analysis

  • Understand the businesses core KPIs and work with the commercial lead to drive these.

  • Preparation of weekly commercial reports / dashboards

  • Business partnering with key stakeholders

  • Variance and trend analysis for company results by site

  • Work with management accountant team to understand monthly performance by site

  • Review of P&L cost items on a regular basis to develop understanding of cost base and present key trends.

  • Working closely with operational manager to optimise performance, control cost and drive profitability

  • Support the commercial finance lead with information and performance analysis to drive decision making.

  • Generating close links with the management teams, perform forecasting and budgeting

  • Prepare Quarterly budgets.

  • Other adhoc projects.


The successful candidate for this Blackburn based Commercial Finance Analyst role will be;

  • A fluent Italian speaker
  • Ambitious, looking to work in a fast paced and growing business
  • Brilliant at building relationships with finance and none finance based stakeholders
  • A fully qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent qualified accountant
  • A proven finance analyst with an ability to think commercially and add value

Job Offer

This unique Commercial Finance Analyst - Italian speaking - role based in Blackburn can pay a competitive salary of £40,000 - £50,000 dependent on experience.