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Commercial Financial Analyst

Reference: 21157


County Antrim


£40000 - £45000

Job Type


Date Posted

09 July, 2023

Job Title: Commercial Financial Analyst

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Salary Range: £40K-45K


Experts in engineering and manufacturing, this company is a key innovator in their industry. Due to the growth and demands of the industry, this company continue to expand and are seeking to bring a Financial Analyst to join their accounting team.

As Financial Analyst you will develop and maintain accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting and analysis, supporting the respective Finance and Commercial departments with both day-to-day activities and strategic projects.

If you enjoy having variety and project-based work, making key financial information digestible and relevant to other areas of the business then this is a role you’ll want to consider!  

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of HMRC submissions, including VAT returns and other statutory returns
  • Prepare annual budgets and forecast updates, including variance analysis.
  • Deliver key financial reporting tasks.
  • Evaluating capital expenditures and asset depreciation.
  • Cash forecasting and financial modelling
  • Supporting product costing and analysis and related projects
  • Managing & reconcile all intercompany costs. 
  • Familiar with ERP systems and the preparation and reporting of key KPI’s for the business
  • Communicating results and working with the team to develop business improvement and cost reduction strategies.
  • Identifying financial performance trends and financial risk and making recommendations.
  • Supporting with audit (internal & external)
  • Additional project or ad hoc tasks in line with your role

What you should bring to the team:

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge, min. 2+ years experience in a simliar role.
  • Proficiency in Excel and accounting software.
  • Commercially minded, able to advise and support financial decision making.
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in complex financial modelling desired. 
  • Open to QBE or Part Qualified Accountants, and also ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified Accountants.

What is in it for you?

  • Work within a collaborative environment, promoting strong relationship between finance and commercial departments.
  • Good work life balance – hours 8am – 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday & 1pm finish Fridays
  • WFH options after initial settling in period
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Enhanced pension up to 12% company contribution!
  • Life Assurance
  • On-site parking facilities and cycle to work scheme.


Ready for a change? Take your career to a new level with our client. Closing Date 02 August 2023. 



For more information, or to discuss your interest, please contact Catherine at Abacus Careers. To submit an applicaiton, see advice below. 

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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