A successful well known retail business based in Milton Keynes has a position for a finalist or newly qualified Commercial Analyst to join the finance team. The purpose of the role will be to provide support to the Finance department in the collation and analysis of key commercial data enabling decision making. The Commercial Analyst will be required to carry out the following tasks: Lead the Sales and Margin Budgeting and Forecasting processes Support in the latest rolling view Support trading in Final Pricing Process Evaluation of options to support and challenge decision making, e.g. promotional activity, markdowns, pricing etc. Analysis of historical performance encompassing product line, range, brand, supplier, category profitability perspectives Modelling, challenge and interpretation of short and long term product based plans The Commercial Analyst will additionally have the following skills and background: Finalist level or newly qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) Graduate calibre professional with analytical and commercial experience, preferably in a large company environment Can do attitude, comfortable with a fast pace and switching between competing priorities Confident using data mining techniques, Excel to Macro level. Access experience is an advantage A clear understanding of the fundamental accounting principles and the ability to apply these to a commercial environment The company offers opportunity for career development, bonus and excellent benefits package. If you would like further information, please contact Harsa Abeelack on or email: .