Commercial Finance Analyst

  • competitive
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Edinburgh Scotland GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wood Mackenzie Ltd
  • 07 Sep 18 2018-09-07

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Region: EMEARC

Job Title:          Commercial Finance Analyst

Reports to:       Director Commercial Finance

Location:          Edinburgh 

Who you are….

You have excellent commercial acumen and the ability to proactively identify opportunities and risks to ensure business success.  You have demonstrated experience in project management skills – organising and prioritising and working under pressure to tight deadlines.


You have experience in Financial Planning/Analysis or Commercial Finance from industry and are a part or fully qualified accountant.  Finally, you have excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills coupled with strong attention to detail and accuracy.


What you'll do….

As a key member of the Commercial Finance team, you will work to support various FP&A activities, with a specific emphasis on financial forecasting and cost management within the largest new content area of the business – Power & Renewables.  For  example, on a monthly and quarterly basis you will provide detailed analysis of the financial results, embedding high quality insights and commentary to support all analysis. 


Furthermore you will develop a deep understanding of the Power & Renewables business helping identify focus areas and efficiencies to better run the business.  Finally, you will be heavily involved in the annual budgeting process, quarterly reforecasts and ensuring ownership and accountability by the business is maintained throughout.  


What you'll get…

Along with competitive pay and discretionary performance award, WoodMac offers 10% non-contributory pension, private medical insurance for you and your family, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible benefits (including life assurance, group income protection, critical illness, dental and travel insurance, & more). In addition, you will be offered a personal invitation to join the Verisk Analytics Sharesave Plan which gives you the opportunity to buy discounted shared in Verisk Analytics Inc in 3 years' time. 

Wood Mackenzie is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.  We value everyone’s contribution and support them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being. There are opportunities to get involved in a number of our Wellness, Diversity & Inclusion and Community Engagement initiatives. We actively support flexible working and are happy to consider alternative work patterns, taking into account your needs and the needs of the team/division that you are looking to join.  

Who we are….

The world's most trusted partner for natural resources intelligence.  Powering the best decisions, leading our industry.

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