Commercial Analyst

AD Finance
Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Jan 07, 2021
Jan 15, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified, Qualified

Alexander Daniels are supporting a large business in Leicester who are currently recruiting for a Commerical Analyst.

The Commercial Analyst role will provide analysis and insight into the sales and margin performance of the business. The analysis will provide meaningful strategic information to the Finance & Commercial Directors, enabling them to make decisions that impact the future strategy of the business. The Analyst will support both Finance Controllers in providing Gross Margin analysis and be pivotal in process improvement activity.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work with Financial Controllers to provide Gross Margin Analysis
  • Improve and streamline current processes
  • Complete deep dive investigations into the costing process
  • Focus on integrity of data
  • Be the primary Finance support for the CRM system implementation
  • Provide orderbook analysis, order intake analysis and drive a systems approach within the Commercial/Sales team
  • Provide finance input into business cases for new products
  • Complete market analysis data work as requested by Finance Director
  • Create and maintain databases of market information
  • Work alongside the Finance and commercial functions to help develop better systems
  • Complete adhoc reporting / data work as requested by Finance Director

The Ideal Candidate

  • CIMA, ACA, or ACCA qualified (or newly qualified, 2+ years PQE)


  • Financial Modelling
  • Manufacturing and Project Accounting experience
  • Budget/Forecasting in a Project costing environment
  • Revenue Recognition knowledge
  • Systems improvement/implementation
  • Delivering of Process Improvements
  • The ability to build strong commercial relationships at all levels
  • Very high level of commercial awareness
  • Analytical


  • Advanced Excel
  • Data manipulation


  • 2 years post qualification
  • Manufacturing/Heavy Engineering experience desirable
  • Financial Modelling