Commercial Finance Analyst - Marketing

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-FIN-02051
Closing Date : 01/06/2018
Salary : £35,000 - £42,000 plus excellent benefits
Department : Finance
Hours Per week : 36.17 hrs per week

N Brown have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Finance analyst to join us at our head office in Manchester to support our Commercial Finance Manager for our Marketing division to help inform and support our senior managers in critical and material commercial decisions.

This is a great opportunity for a fully qualified (CIMA/ACA) finance professional seeking a new career challenge in a very fast paced, commercial environment. Alongside supporting the production of monthly management accounts the right person for this role will enjoy interpreting and managing commercial and financial data and be comfortable providing insight and solutions that can directly influence senior commercial decisions within our business.

Our marketing function is the single biggest cost to the N brown business therefore the right individual will have the chance to get involved in creating multi-million pound business cases to drive efficiencies and lower costs across our Marketing function.  

 

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Business Partnering across all aspects of marketing – you will gain exposure to the Marketing leadership team including our Chief Customer Officer
  • You will be involved in reviewing marketing ROI and you will work to drive efficiencies and lower costs across all of our brands
  • You will play a part in creating business cases for investment
  • You will be responsible for financial reporting and forecasting, providing quality financial analysis, insightful commentaries to the business and support to the Commercial Finance Manager
  • Specific responsibility for production of monthly management accounts for the Marketing division and preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Supports Commercial Finance Manager by championing change management; driving improvements to financial accountability across the Divisions and improving and standardising financial processes to improve overall efficiency; identifying and contributing to business improvement opportunities

 

What you will need to succeed:

We’re looking for a Finance professional with experience in a fast paced, commercial environment. You must be fully qualified (CIMA/ACA).You should be naturally analytical with strong MS Excel skills. Experience with Oracle Fusion Financial systems is highly desirable but not essential. You’ll need exceptional communications skills enabling you to present, build relationships and influence at a senior level.

This is a busy and varied role so you’ll need to be highly organised with excellent time management skills. You’ll need to have a passion for delivering first class service and a positive attitude towards business change.

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging role, representing a real career development opportunity, then this could be the platform to allow your finance acumen and influencing skills to shine.

 

 Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.