Commercial Analyst

England, London
£60000 - £65000 per annum
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Halliday Marx
Contract Type
Full Time

A marketing company requires a commercial analyst to join their FP&A team based in Central London.

Role responsibilities include the follow -

  • Records, monitors, interprets and analyses all financial data relating to revenue. Provides monthly actual/forecast, budget and long term planning for revenue and bookings. Reconciles discrepancies, investigates variances and makes financial recommendations. New Business pricing support on multiple business unit solutions.
  • Understanding/Reviewing/Challenging solution and resource assumptions
  • Building a bottom up (cost + target margin) pricing model, ensuring Key Financial Metrics, including NPV and Payback, are within acceptable parameters
  • Ensuring Pricing Model in Sync with the US Revenue & Deferred Cost Accounting. Setting up Revenue Recognition and Deferred Cost Accounting under US GAAP on New Business wins
  • Maintaining contract write-ups on new business supporting revenue recognition and deferred cost accounting
  • Recording monthly revenue in line with the US revenue recognition rulesSales commissions
  • Rolling out & localising US sales commission plans in Europe
  • Calculating and tracking monthly & quarterly commissions for the salesforce Ad Hoc Projects, including
  • Due Diligence Support

Candidate Requirements -

  • Commercial thinker, able to understand and interpret key business drivers
  • Understanding of and ability to interpret key financial metrics for business performance evaluation
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, including with non-Finance associates essential
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Drive to improve current processes and practices
  • Understanding of and ability to interpret US GAAP revenue recognition and cost accounting rules
  • Strong MS Excel skills