Commercial Finance Analyst

Imagine working for one of the internet’s biggest and most influential names; for a company built on innovation, collaboration and social responsibility. You’ve just imagined working for Nominet.

You will be working as part of a high performing and driven team.  This role will be responsible for supporting the commercial development of the new business units of Nominet as part of an exciting diversification strategy.  This will be supporting the Cyber and Emerging Technology department by developing and maintaining the companies commercial financial models and analysis of key KPI’s. These models will be used to guide the companies strategy as well as support bid process’s and evaluate investment opportunities.

Department
Operations
Salary
Up to £46,751
Location
Oxford
Type of Hire
Permanent
Ref No
316

Job Responsibilities:

  • Financial modelling of proposed bids, business cases and commercial validation of input assumptions from the business
  • Business partnering with the organisations Director of IT Operations to understand the commercial cost drivers
  • Working with the existing Commercial Business Partner and Cybersecurity team to run a weekly forecast process and long term pipeline growth analysis
  • Maintaining and developing the KPI reporting for the company’s new business segments and month end reporting
  • Developing and maintaining existing commercial finance models
  • Working with the existing Commercial Business Partner to deliver company valuations on a discounted cashflow basis to support the companies long term incentive plan
  • Supporting the companies new business teams to deliver regular forecasts to share with our external partners
  • Working with the management team and finance team colleagues to support the budget and forecasting process for the new business segments
  • Owning the end to end commission process and monitoring for the new business units
  • Review of potential acquisition opportunities including due diligence
  • Ad hoc analysis and reporting

Interpersonal skills:

  • Must be capable of interacting confidently with senior stakeholders across the business
  • Work effectively with other departments on the commercial and financial viability of major projects or bids to ensure value for money for Nominet
  • Ability to communicate clearly (verbal and written)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Commercial outlook
  • Ability to be self sufficient and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Be able to present financial information to stakeholders

Key results / Outputs and deliverables:

  • Development of commercially sound finance models to evaluate external bids, partnerships and internally created products/services
  • Production of clear and concise reporting on new business activities providing insightful commentary

Professional skills, background and profile:

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified
  • With experience of working in a commercial finance environment
  • Experience within a IT/Software Development or comparable business would be desirable
  • Understanding of financial statements, working capital, financial ratios and risk analysis
  • Experience of commercial modelling (P&L and Cash Flow) and KPI reporting
  • Experience of company valuation methods would be advantageous
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to present complex information in an easy to understand and standardised manner
  • Able to demonstrate absolute discretion and confidentiality at all times