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Commercial Finance Analyst

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Commercial Finance Analyst to join their dynamic team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to support the business across a wide range of areas. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining external relationships with suppliers, supporting senior management in minimising risk and mitigating costs, and producing all central cost budgets and forecasts

This role is based in Salford area and offers a chance to work in a supportive, inclusive environment that values diversity and encourages personal growth.

  • Opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Role involves maintaining relationships with external suppliers
  • Chance to support senior management in minimising risk and mitigating costs

What you'll do:

As a Commercial Finance Analyst, you will play a crucial role in supporting the business across various areas. Your responsibilities will include ensuring compliance with company policies, accurately reporting costs, working closely with procurement teams, tracking performance initiatives, supporting the wider finance team, identifying issues impacting utility consumption, managing cost base understanding with stakeholders, improving processes, and maximising asset utilisation. Your commitment to these responsibilities will contribute significantly to the overall success of the organisation.

  • Comply with all company policies, including financial planning and control, health and safety
  • Ensure accurate reporting of costs in accordance with accounting standards each period
  • Work with procurement teams to obtain optimum value from the purchasing of other goods and services not for resale
  • Track performance of save to invest initiatives to auditable standards
  • Support the wider Finance team in their performance, progression, and team development
  • Identify issues impacting utility consumption and work promptly to mitigate and resolve such issues
  • Manage understanding of the cost base and cost reporting with stakeholders
  • Work proactively with stakeholders to improve processes and maximise asset utilization

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Commercial Finance Analyst role brings a wealth of experience from similar finance roles. You possess strong forecasting and budgeting skills along with proven analytical abilities. Your 'hands-on' approach has enabled you to deliver solutions even under pressure. You have a proven track record of building strong working relationships with external suppliers. Your unique blend of skills and experience makes you an invaluable asset to our team.

  • Experience of working in a similar Finance role is essential
  • Strong forecasting and budgeting skills are required
  • Proven analytical skills are necessary for this role
  • 'Hands on' track record of delivering solutions within a pressurised environment is desirable
  • Proven track record of building strong working relationships with external suppliers is beneficial

What sets this company apart:

Our client is renowned for their commitment to diversity and inclusion, ensuring everyone feels welcome. They offer a supportive environment that encourages personal growth and development. Their focus on innovation and continual service improvement sets them apart in the industry. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company that values its employees and offers a chance to make a real impact.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Commercial Finance

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £38,000 - £45,000 per annum

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Mid Management

Location: Salford

Job Reference: BIXJ73-3C367135

Date posted: 14 June 2024

Consultant: Kris Shackley

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