Commercial Analyst

Warrington, Cheshire
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Free Parking
16 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Christopher Powell
Contract type
Part time

Amazing company in Warrington is seeking a Commercial Accountant to add to their growing finance function.

Client Details

Amazing company in Warrington is seeking a Commercial Accountant to add to their growing finance function.

As one of the country's most recognisable brands my client is a household name within their chosen industry. They have grown from humble beginnings over 50 years ago to a company with revenues streams in excess of £300m and over 3000 loyal employees.

Now is the perfect time to join this amazing company and take the next step in your finance career


The successful Cost Analyst will be responsible for;

  • Driving sales forecasting process to ensure accurate and timely projections, including challenging assumptions

  • Reporting the results of the monthly forecast and prepare and issue information to support planning, purchasing and cash flow projections

  • Analyse forecast information against targets and highlight deviations

  • Ensure common understanding of sales forecast across all internal functions

  • Work closely with Account Managers and attending product update meetings

  • Analyse monthly results and key evolutions month on month

  • Reporting weekly and daily sales results internally

  • Supporting annual budget process for material and overhead standards

  • Reporting on monthly performance by product and provide analysis of performance

  • Ensuring control and tracking of capital expenditure including post expenditure reviews

  • Maintaining financial control for inventories, including adjustments and provisions

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly and year end accounting including sales reconciliations, posting accruals, P&L and overhead analysis


The successful Cost Analyst will;

  • Available on a short notice period

  • Ideally part qualified ACCA / CIMA (QBE will also be considered)

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • Ability to coordinate work and prioritise

  • Possess a good commercial and business acumen

  • Advanced Excel skills and good IT literacy

Job Offer

Benefits for the role are;

  • Salary range of £30,000-35,000

  • Study support if applicable

  • Pension contribution

  • Free on site parking

  • 20 days holiday + bank holiday

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