Sellick Partnership has been assigned to recruit a permanent Lead Commercial Finance Analyst for an instantly recognisable retail business based in Manchester. The business has outperformed their competitors over the past few years and will continue to do so by driving their strategic plan, delivering further improvements and changes that will make a real impact on the whole business. You will partner closely with senior stakeholders across the business and within the operations providing meaningful insight that will challenge and influence commercial decisions. You will be tasked to provide and develop robust commercial analysis for the business regarding the promotional performance and effectiveness. You will then be tasked to provide business partners / senior stakeholders with this vital insight based on your findings that will shape the planning and make sure the business is optimising their proposition within their sites. The successful applicant will be a qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA) who is coming from a similar commercial analyst role ideally from within a retail, multisite, FMCG, leisure business. Exposure of promotional activity and effectiveness would be advantageous. You will have experience analysing and manipulating complex data sets and presenting information in a conclusive and concise way, easily getting your point across ie the ability to tell a story with data, translating complex and technical information to different audiences. The role requires an ambitious and proactive individual who enjoys applying a strong commercial focus, with the ability to build robust and productive relationships, providing support and challenge across all functions and liaising with senior management. If you consider yourself to be a committed, career driven professional who can demonstrate the above experience and who would welcome the stimulus of this commercial finance post then we would be pleased to hear from you. If you would like to apply for this role or would like to find out more, please apply online or contact Jonathan Moss at Sellick Partnership on .