Commercial Finance Analyst

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Finance
Posting date:17 Apr, 2018
Commercial Finance Analyst – Newbury £excellent + great benefits 

The future is exciting, #Ready to join our Finance Team as our next Commercial Finance Analyst. Join the team that is the driving force behind the UK’s most valuable brand; connecting people, businesses and communities in the digital world. 
This role supports the Technology function with month end reporting, forecasting and in-depth analysis of operational drivers behind Technology Opex and Capex spend.  As part of the financial planning and analysis team within Technology finance this role offers exposure to the internal control, reporting and forecasting processes of the organisation as well as operational interaction to review and understand underlying cost base. 

The role will also assist in the development and production of reports to support variance analysis and visibility of cost drivers, support Capital governance processes and consolidated reporting.

The Successful applicant will have experience of financial planning and modelling and will have a keen interest in the commercial aspect of the analysis. This role has a wide scope and large cost base and will suit someone with that experience. 
Key accountabilities

- Business partnership: Support operational teams within Technology to understand cost base and variances to plan
- Financial Analysis: Develop models to simplify large data sets to support value added analysis by identifying operational cost drivers and key business trends to support monthly reporting and forecasts and mitigate impact of any risks
- Financial Planning: Support the achievement of business plans and forecasts for operating expenditures, producing standard reporting methodology to consistently track and forecast performance
- Governance & Control: Work closely with the Shared Service Centre and outsourced suppliers to ensure the monthly results are accurately reported and understood and support capital allocation governance

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