Commercial Analyst

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Feb 15, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
Ruairi Quinn
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

The role will sit within the FP&A team. Conduct analysis of a company's revenue, operations, expenses and competition to find ways improve the company's financial standing

Client Details

The business have a network of branches across the United Kingdom and in excess of 1,500 employees, including a branch in Manchester where this role is based.


  • Support the forecasting and planning processes for the business including establishing assumptions, setting of the time-table and approach, co-ordination of inputs, modelling, consolidation, analysis
  • Ownership of Commercial modelling to produce Revenue plans by product, segment and co-hort
  • Production of weekly trading analysis and financial forecast for the month
  • Provide Commercial Support for Personal lines, Specialist and Business
  • Drive accountability for business targets
  • Anticipate risks and opportunities
  • Ownership of performance reporting to the Board, Exco and Trading teams ensuring high quality, accurate information
  • Responsible for quality, transparency and timeliness of financial reporting
  • Drive business improvement through improved financial insight and analysis
  • Preparation of presentations to Board and Exco
  • Preparation of ad-hoc analysis
  • Drive continuous improvement in planning, month end and reporting processes


  • Excellent analytical and modelling skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and influencing skills
  • Clear thinker with the ability to present simple analysis from complex data
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage to tight deadlines
  • Ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively
  • High degree of integrity and credibility with senior management
  • Team player and ability to work collaboratively
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills

Job Offer

A fantastic opportunity to gain some extensive experience as a Commercial Analyst within Financial Services

A competitive salary partnered with a great benefits package

Manchester City Centre location

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