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Commercial Analyst - Cheshire

Posted 13/04/2021
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Full time

Commercial Analyst
Up to £40,000 per annum
Locations: Wilmslow, Cheshire

We are looking for an experienced, commercially astute, ambitious, finance professional who wants to step into a business that will challenge, enhance, refine and build on these skills.

Resource management is a key part of the success of our business and the primary focus of your role will be supporting our service teams model, analyse, predict, change and constantly review all aspects of service and resource. You will also be responsible for tracking, forecasting, planning and reporting on resources across all departments within Citation. You will also be responsible for developing and enhancing our reporting and KPIs across service, ensuring increased visibility of the service performance in the business

The successful applicant will be required to take ownership of resource and service reporting and as a result we are looking for someone with a strong track record. Experience in some of the following areas is therefore required;

* Producing, validating and distributing resource management information within the business on a timely basis
* Experience of budgeting, forecasting and planning
* Experience of managing sensitive / confidential data
* Analysing the live resource position against forecast intervals, supporting department leads in managing their resource utilisation for any movements (recruitment, attrition, changes, scenario planning)
* Handling large amounts of data; extracting data from source, manipulating data to build reports / KPIs
* Developing reporting / dashboards to highlight business performance
* Business Partnering with department leads, providing analysis and challenge to drive performance

With the full support of colleagues in the company, you will have the tools and support you need to deliver results as you grow with our Company.



* Month end review of performance vs. targets
* Commentary on performance vs. targets
* Investigation of variances and action plans / recommendations provided
* Support department / function leads understanding resource position and run rates highlighting risks and opportunities
* Generate service KPIs and analyse performance
* Control of the live resource planning and tracking vs. budget / forecast

Financial Planning & Analysis

* Ownership of the budget process for resourcing and service KPIs
* Provide scenario planning and sensitivity analysis
* Co-ordinate with department / functional leads resource requests and provide challenge based on data / KPIs

Financial Processes and Systems

* Play key part in the development of robust / secure platform for storage and analysis of resource data
* Develop and define dashboards and KPIs for service, working with local IT team to publish these to the required audience


* Analytical or Auditing experience
* Advanced excel skills and excel modelling
* Experience in a similar role desirable
* A finance or mathematics qualification advantageous (CIMA / ACA or ACCA)
* A high level of accuracy and a strong eye for detail
* Be able to demonstrate high levels of integrity in dealing with sensitive information
* Confident in highlighting trends and using data to support decisions
* Proactive with a desire to make a difference
* Excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships at all levels
* Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment

Please click 'Apply' to continue your application.

2M Employment Solutions Ltd

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