Role details

Commercial Business Analyst

Warrington   •   £33,000 - £35,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Commercial Business Analyst
  • Commercial Finance Manager, Project Accounting permanent opportunity

About Our Client

This global marketing solutions business in Warrington have an exciting customer base and strong brand within the UK, established for over 100 years you will benefit from both the experience and growth of a business this size.

This role will be based within the accountancy function locally and include travel once per month.

Job Description

This exciting Commercial Business Analyst role will have the following key responsibilities;

*Co-ordinate forecast process with Controller & Commercial team and work with Commercial Finance team to complete quarterly submission

*Supporting with the budget preparation and analysing income streams

*Working with Account Controller develop commercial proposition including effective rate cards and pricing model in line with governance set by Commercial Finance Controller. These must be reviewed 6 monthly to ensure that they are appropriate for the scale and type of activities

*Continuously improve proposition through identification of opportunities in our commercial proposition to unlock efficiencies whilst remaining competitive this should include thinking 'outside the box' or 'pushing boundaries' to create new commercial opportunities

*Continual focus on driving efficiency throughout the operation

*Increase our understanding of competitor offerings and our potential competitive advantage

*Work with colleagues in Business Units to assist the development of Principal pricing and commercial proposition in line with time lines required (including off site meetings as required)

*Support with AOP preparation including co-ordination of process with wider team and preparing submission

*Contribute to formulation of RFP / new business responses including preparation of pricing scenarios and t&cs

*Completion and distribution of operations statement including commentary and insight on performance

*Work with Account Manager (experiential/new) to assist with developing commercial proposition, pricing and procurement process for providing other services to support experiential campaigns

*Ensure BU margin achieved through improved financial reporting suite developed to track progress vs AOP, forecast and 3 year plan. This must include analysis of quoted price vs actual income/contribution

*Assist/lead projects within Tactical as required

The Successful Applicant

This Commercial Business Analyst role will require the following skills and experience;

*CIMA active studies or experienced accountant

*Confident with high levels of personal motivation, drive and enthusiasm

*Flexible and organised attitude with the ability to prioritise and deliver to challenging deadlines and targets

*Problem solver and able to develop best practice thinking including finding innovative ways to improve the proposition

*Experience of working in commercial finance, finance qualification desirable but not required depending on business experience

*Excellent presentation skills in all medias and a strong communicator both written and verbal

Strong project management skills

*Ability to work on own initiative and be a team player in the wider management team

*Problem solver and ability to provide creative or innovate solutions

*Technology savvy with good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Web based applications, social media, Lync etcs

*Professional and demonstrates company values

*A high degree of influencing and persuasive skills with the ability to both influence and implement

What's on Offer

This role will offer;

*Study Support


*Excellent pension contribution

*Excellent holidays

*Private BUPA healthcare

*Salary average for this role 35,000 - depending on experience this could be offered as a work towards or a higher salary could be considered for the best suited candidate

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