Commercial Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Wiltshire
Salary
27800.00 - 31900.00 GBP Annual + GBP27800 - GBP31900/annum + benefits
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
24 Apr 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Analytics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As Commercial Analyst, you'll be a key link in managing relationships with our client whilst helping to support and drive financial performance across the Allenby Connaught contract.

You'll manage and maintain the production of Defence and Client monthly reporting models and packs. You'll also support our Managers in each site, dealing with queries, coaching and educating on budgets and financial accounts.

A rare opportunity at this level to get involved in many varied activities and projects which will undoubtedly hone your interpersonal, influencing and overall communication skill set in addition to stakeholder management at all levels - internally and externally.

We are a key partner to the Ministry of Defence, running services at major UK and overseas military bases which improve quality of life for our military personnel. The impact of change and uncertainty as consolidation occurs throughout the armed forces, set against a backdrop of today's rapidly changing world, makes the preservation of high standards even more important than ever. We are dedicated to delivering the best quality as well as cost-efficiency in the delivery of infrastructure, facilities management, catering, retail and leisure services to the armed forces community

We're proud that our work has a significant bearing on morale, retention and recruitment.

Role Responsibility

- Provide financial support to the Commercial Finance Manager and contract management team
- Manage and maintain the production of Defence and Client monthly reporting models and packs
- Develop a commercial awareness of the contract to understand risks and opportunities
- Drive improvements in financial reporting and analyse underlying business performance
- Up skill operational line managers to help develop their knowledge and financial acumen
- Support in ad hoc projects such as Retail growth, Catering Retail and Leisure, Phase 2, Army Base Plan etc

The Ideal Candidate

- Proven experience in a finance environment
- Previous experience in MI reporting and commercial analysis
- Excellent numerical skills and attention to detail
- Experienced in Microsoft Office and complex Excel spreadsheets - intermediate to advance level (V look ups, Macros etc)
- Experience of SAP
- Strong system/database design/management and extraction skills
- Effective communication skills
- Good presentation skills
- Ability to work well with all levels of management and staff
- A self-starter capable of working individually and as part of a team

Highly desirable

- CIMA/ACCA part qualified
- VBA programming skills

Package Description

Competitive salary of GBP27,800 - GBP31,900 plus benefits including bonus, pension, option to 'buy' additional flexible benefits such as holidays, healthcare etc

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over GBP1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists. Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the 'ideal candidate' on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process