Commercial Finance Analyst

England, Hertfordshire, Hatfield
£38000 - £42500 per annum + Study Support, Company Bonus
02 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Jordan Gutteridge
Job Role
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Not qualified, Part qualified

Impressive global pharmaceuticals company in the Hatfield that provide an exceptional quality of training, and have a great culture of innovation. This business is a very stable company with the last 20 years experiencing a significant sales growth in their field. They are looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst to be dependable and have a keen eye for detail, whilst offering the personal qualities that would fit in with the team.

Client Details

Our client is a highly successful pharmaceuticals group based in Hatfield. They have a long term sustainable growth and understanding of how to improve/drive demand forward. Due to this innovation our client has been able to build on its position in the industry and with this need to support the business functions with this. With the stability of this company and the impressive business model, they are going to provide you with an opportunity to grow within the business.


Commercial Finance Analyst tasks will include:

  • Measure, report and analyse business performance, including working capital
  • Undertake cost and margin analysis
  • Track customer margins
  • Investment appraisal evaluation
  • Financial market research on competitors
  • Any other on-going reporting or analytical support
  • Grower Loans and Seasonal Advances
  • Undertake periodic forecasting (regular or monthly)
  • Long term management of Foreign Exchange (setting up arrangements etc.)
  • Performance of Month and Year End Activities
  • Undertake year end accrual/prepayment activities
  • Undertake cost of sale accrual (inc. customer and supplier rebates)
  • Accurately analyse accounts (inc. margin reviews)
  • Update accrual schedules
  • Post routine monthly journals
  • Produce management account reports
  • Interpret financial results
  • Board and Executive Meeting Preparation


As a Commercial Finance Analyst the ideal candidate would have:
* A background in Retail is desirable
* Large ERP experience
* Excellent written and interpersonal skills
* Experience in with advanced Excel, Word and Power Point skills
* Excellent numeracy skills combined with an enquiring and analytical mind
* Ability to discuss financial issues with both fellow professionals and those with little or no financial background
* Self-motivation and excellent time and project management skills

Job Offer

Competitive salary of and a package which includes:

* Study Support
* Performance related Bonus.

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