Commercial Finance Analyst

Job description

The role

We want this role to enable Brompton to make better decisions, faster. The core of the commercial/finance function is data and we are firm believers in real-time analytics and the empowerment of the wider business. To achieve this, we are implementing new systems across the commercial/finance function and require the technical capability to ensure we maximise the value from these systems. We are looking for someone with that capability and ambition to optimise our systems/data across our global operations.

Main duties:

  • Business partnering the commercial team to improve understanding of their P&Ls & suggesting improvements.
  • Analysis and review of commercial spending as well as the required accruals and costs arising.
  • Month-end accounting with supporting reporting and analysis.
  • Supporting the commercial teams with long term strategic plans and to input monthly forecasts as well as the annual budget.
  • Building strong, collaborative relationships across key stakeholders’ including Marketing, Sales (direct & wholesale) & Finance.
  • To support the business in the commercial evaluation of new business opportunities through analysis, business cases and research e.g. modelling new distribution partnerships, product launches, brand collaboration partnerships.
  • To provide insight into current and historical business performance through analysis of the data produced by the business.
  • To identify opportunities for business improvement, define the required actions and lead the execution of improvement initiatives e.g. analysis of cost & profitability for the ecommerce channel.
  • To prepare / assist in preparation of weekly and monthly reporting packs and associated analysis
  • Project scope includes, but is not limited to: Process improvement, regulatory requirements, maintenance of existing data structures and flows, improvement of existing data structures and flows.
  • Process change: Provide tactical change support as needed to existing finance process.
  • Modelling business data, analysis and reporting e.g. margin analysis, ROI projections, reporting across product, channels & countries.

Job requirements

Skills and requirements:

  • ACCA/ACA/CIMA (part) qualified or qualified by experience.
  • Have strong SQL skills and are familiar with general data warehousing concepts and business intelligence tools such as PowerBI.
  • Have experience of developing and improving financial reporting and financial procedures.
  • Have previous experience of manufacturing and/or ecommerce.
  • Have previous experience of preparing management accounts.
  • Understanding of a group accounting principle.
  • Good communicator.
  • Able to manage heavy workload & strict deadlines.
  • Experience of managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail.