Commercial Finance Analyst

Commercial Finance Analyst
Locations: Bracknell - Hybrid split of home and office
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum


We are the Citation Group.

We offer colleagues and clients an opportunity they will not gain at many other businesses.

We are interested in growth, investment and service excellence.

We have never and will never grow our business by cost-cutting or tying people up in bureaucracy.

We don't do politics - we want people focused upon actions and delivery.

We don't do micro-management - we empower, support and innovate.

We are leaders, not empire builders and we love our business.


The role
We are looking for a commercially astute, ambitious, finance analyst who wants to step into a business that will challenge, enhance, refine, and build on their current skillset.

This role will report into the Head of Commercial Finance for the Impact Division and offer fantastic opportunity to work across four different brands within the Citation group.


As part of the team, you will be tasked with building dashboards and automating reporting that will inform through key commercial insights and KPIs, with the aim of improving business performance for the division and group.

Another key responsibility of this role is to support in the creation and maintenance of P&L rolling forecast models, along with analysis of P&L performance vs.

forecast and prior years.

This work will underpin the decision-making process for management teams within the division.


To be suitable for this role you will need to utilize excellent excel data extraction, transformation, and modelling skills, and couple this with the ability to present/communicate key insights coherently to the senior leadership team, and Head of Commercial finance.

Experience with SQL, Power BI/Power Query, Tableau, or similar programs is highly desirable.

You will also be required to work with a range of different teams across the group, using strong communication and people skills.

Your colleagues whose expertise you will rely on may not be familiar with commercial finance, so the ability to communicate with non-finance professionals will be a requirement.


Therefore, we are looking for a candidate who can evidence experience in the following areas:

, Validating and distributing commercial and customer information within the business on a timely basis
, Handling large amounts of data; extracting data from source, manipulating data to build reports / KPIs is a key requirement.
, Analyzing the live business performance metrics against forecast intervals and presenting key insights coherently to the Head of Commercial Finance and other senior leadership team.
, Analyzing P&L performance and identify and communicate key insights and drivers to senior leadership team
, Optimize reporting/dashboards to highlight business performance
, Ability to work across multiple business units, or previous experience within a group role desirable
, Experience of budgeting, forecasting, and planning will be an advantage


With the full support of colleagues in Citation, you will have the tools and support you need to deliver results as you grow with our Company.
What we are looking for:
, Advanced excel skills and excel modelling
, Experience of using Tableau, Power Query/Power BI would be an advantage
, Experience in a similar role desirable
, A finance qualification advantageous (CIMA / ACA or ACCA)
, A high level of accuracy and a strong eye for detail
, Be able to demonstrate objectivity whilst ensuring financial/data fact is the defining measure
, Confident in highlighting trends and using data to support decisions
, Proactive with a desire to make a difference
, Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced and ever-evolving environment


What you get from us?
Working for Citation you will receive 25 days holiday, corporate gym membership discounts, private healthcare, your birthday off work, the opportunity to purchase extra leave, pension contributions and more!


Interested in finding out more? Hit Apply now.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Location: Bracknell, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Contact: 2M Employment Solutions
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2023-01-04 14:09:09 -

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