Commercial Analyst Jobs
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Job description

Commercial Analysts are usually qualified professionals who provide financial and accounting services to a commercial organisation. Commercial Analysts offer a particularly commercial focus and often work closely with sales and marketing teams.

Commercial Analysts are multi skilled financial specialists who are able to quickly understand how a business or department functions and analyse performance with the aim of identifying risks and proposing improvements in order to improve profitability.

Duties include:

  • Working closely with and providing ongoing support to non financial managers in departments such as sales and marketing.
  • Providing the information and related analysis and opinion to support and influence key decision making regarding future strategy.
  • Sales and margin analysis.
  • Taking ownership of budgeting and forecasting.
  • Variance reporting and analysis.
  • Profit and loss accounting.
  • Cost reporting and analysis.
  • Identifying risk and suggesting areas for improvement.
  • Managing change to systems and processes.


Most Commercial Analyst roles call for qualified and/or chartered accountants with excellent commercial and business acumen as well as relevant commercial experience.

Salary Snapshot

Recent salaries advertised on TopFinancialJobs (November 2009) include:

  • £35-40,000 per annum for a part or newly qualified (CIMA) accountant working as a Commercial Analyst for a commercial enterprise in Hatfield.
  • £40-45,000 per annum for a qualified or newly qualified (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) accountant working as a Commercial Finance Analyst for an AIM listed plc in Oxfordshire.
  • £23-26,000 per annum for a part qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) accountant working as a Commercial Analyst working for a company in Wakefield.
  • £41-50,000 per annum for a qualified Senior Commercial Analyst working for a global FMCG company in London.


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Strategy Finance Manager
Posted: 3 Nov 2017
Contract Type: Permanent
Qualifications: ACA - Qualified
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive

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