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Commercial Analyst (Financial Modelling)

Job Title: Commercial Analyst (Financial Modelling)
Contract Type: contract
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Duration: 12 Months
REF: CG24004CBA_1535125042
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global success story and house hold brand name, with a phenomenal reputation for customer loyalty and innovation, is looking to source a top calibre Commercial Analyst to join its team on an initial contract basis. This is a newly created position to support growth and strategy across the organisation and you will be given every opportunity to secure this as a permanent role, should you prove to make a genuine impact and fit well with company culture.

The successful candidate will be playing a pivotal part in investigating commercially focused business opportunities, by driving the data strategy and analytics within the function to enable the team to deliver insightful analysis to answer key questions that directly impact major decision making.

Main duties include:
* Owning and driving data strategy, to make data more accessible and user friendly
* Develop relationships with key stakeholders in IT, BI, Customer Analytics and Finance to influence wider BI strategy
* Become a leader in data analytics and support through training and big data solutions
* Work with Senior Manager to provide cohesive analytical support on ad hoc financial analyses that drive business decisions, as well as support development of strategies for the growth of the business
* Partner with Marketing, Operations, Property, Buying, Ecommerce etc. to support their relevant goals and priorities
* Continually challenge current thinking and make recommendations on how to optimise opportunities

Key skills & experience required:
* Comfortable working with large volumes of data, with database experience
* Experience of BI Tools
* High level of initiative and drive, combined with an analytical approach to problem solving and acute commercial awareness
* A lateral thinker who is comfortable working in a changing environment
* Capable of communicating with a wide range of stakeholders and challenging the status quo where necessary
* Strong financial modelling skills

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a talented Commercial Analyst with a knack for data and complex analytics, to join a business that is very well known for recognising and retaining high potential individuals, as well as providing real autonomy for employees to make considerable impact.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.