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Graduate Commercial Analyst

Job Title: Graduate Commercial Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Study Support + Bens
REF: CG2007CFA_1532103416
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a global innovator in its field with a stellar reputation for development and providing a fun & fast-paced working environment, is looking to source a bright and enthusiastic Commercial Finance Analyst to join its close-knit team.

This role is ideally suited to a recent Graduate who has studied an Accounting or Business related degree and possesses a passion for analysis and adding commercial value. You must also be career minded with a desire to study towards the CIMA/ACCA Qualification.

Main duties include:
* Evaluating profitability of contracts negotiated
* Maintain models to ensure the delivery of planned revenues and margins
* Understand the impact on margin from promotions or rebates offered
* Apply strategic guidelines on rates when renegotiating contracts
* Identify revenue and cost channels for accounts to understand profitability drivers
* Attend customer negotiation meetings to support sales team
* Ad hoc support to Head of Pricing, Commercial Manager and Sales Directors
* Assisting in building models to bid for new business

Key skills and experience required:
* Graduate with a minimum 2:1 and strong A-Levels
* Excellent commercial and financial awareness
* Good level of Excel (Vlookups and pivots)
* Confident communicator, with the ability to partner with a range of cross-functional stakeholders and customers
* Highly analytical and able to come up with creative solutions
* Proactive and positive approach to work, with the determination and initiative to drive and implement change where necessary

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity for a top calibre, self-motivated and dedicated Graduate with ambitions to qualify as an Accountant within the next few years, to embark on an exciting career with a highly sought after employer of choice and internationally recognised blue-chip business.

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