Job details

Commercial Finance Analyst - Financial Services

Job reference: 002399

Closing date: 15/12/2018

Salary: up to £45,000 per annum

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Are you a qualified Accountant / Finance Analyst, seeking a challenging opportunity in a fast paced, commercial environment?

We are looking for a Finance Analyst to manage the production of monthly management accounts within our Financial Services division.  You will enjoy interpreting and managing commercial and financial data and be confident in providing insight and solutions that will directly influence senior commercial decisions within our business.

What you’ll be responsible for as our Commercial Finance Analyst:

  • Responsible for the full month end process including: the completion and creation of management accounts; validation and calculations of accruals and prepayments; posting of journals; balance sheet reconciliations and presentation of management accounts
  • Financial reporting and forecasting, providing quality financial analysis and insightful commentaries and recommendations to the business
  • Preparation of detailed budgets and forecasts for the division
  • Supporting the subject matter expert for the IAS39 impairment model, liaising with the credit risk team to understand the key drivers behind the model and how operational performance influences our impairment charge
  • Ensuring all stakeholders understand their responsibilities for the overall financial goals of their Division and the business, embedding commercial mind-set and governance
  • Ad hoc analysis and provision of financial advice as required to support Finance Team, decision-making and monitoring of financial performance
  • Supporting the Commercial Finance Manager by championing change management; driving improvements to financial accountability across the Division and developing and standardising financial processes to improve overall efficiency
  • Focus on KPI delivery and reporting with a strong emphasis on customer service


The role is a key business partner to the Financial Services Leadership Team with responsibility for all aspects of financial management including KPI and financial performance reporting, improving operational performance, and the financial control environment


What you will need to succeed:

  • Formal finance qualification: CIMA/ACA/ACCA
  • Technically astute and an appreciation of applicable financial reporting standards is critical
  • Experience of working in the Financial Services sector is preferable
  • Being close to the detail, data driven and analytical whilst also being able to articulate results clearly to non-finance individuals
  • Strong operational delivery track record, motivated to implement/deliver on time to quality standards and build new efficient processes


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.


The closing date for this job has now passed.