Senior Financial Analyst

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum
Reference: GBSFASTA1504_1618474973
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: April 15, 2021 09:22

Job Description

Senior Finance Analyst
St Albans, Hertfordshire
£47,000 - £53,000

Vitae Financial Recruitment are partnering this market leading and highly profitable consumer goods business in their search for an ambitious and commercially minded Senior Financial Analyst.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Financial Analyst seeking their first move into a supervisory role where you will be leading a small team of analysts tasked with providing valued added commercial insight to commercial teams across the business.
The role would suit a recently qualified accountant ACA, CIMA or ACCA who has excellent interpersonal skills, wants to work closely with commercial and operational teams and thrives in a fast paced commercial environment where you can truly influence key commercial drivers to help the business deliver profitable growth objectives.
This role has excellent career trajectory and as such we are seeking a self-motivated, high calibre individual with a sound academic background, ambition to take on extra responsibility and a natural drive develop insightful commercial analysis.

Key Responsibilities
*Develop and provide commercial financial KPI reporting, analysis and insight.
*Act as the key financial business partner to senior commercial and operational leaders.
*Help the business understand financial levers around financial planning, business plans and commercial proposals.
*Constructively, challenge and influence key stakeholders providing insight to bring the numbers to life, measure business performance, access proposed plans and make recommendations where required.
*Assist in the development and implementation of strategic plans, providing accurate insight on performance to support and influence the team's decision making on strategy including highlighting risks / opportunities and potential corrective action plans.
*Assist in the budgeting and planning working closely with the business.
*Support commercial proposals including sales, margin, volume and pricing to ensure trading is commercial sound.
*Develop performance dashboards to give insight into customer and product profitability.
*Provide decision support around investment and contract proposals.
*Act as a key finance stakeholder on a numerous high-profile strategic improvement projects.
*Work closely with Financial Control teams and FP&A teams to develop operational, system, analytical, technological capabilities to improve efficiencies.
*Work closely with the Head of FP&A and other senior Commercial Stakeholders on new commercial opportunities and scenario planning.
*Business partner key functional leaders across Sales, Marketing and Customer.

This role has excellent exposure to the Senior Leadership Team in a role where you can make a real impact to both the business and your own career.

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