As a Commercial Finance Analyst, you'll be a core member of the wider finance team and play a key part in our monthly business reviews, annual and quarterly planning and forecasting, and cross-functional alignment. Our ideal candidate is a highly analytical and independent thinker who has a desire to learn how to leverage business judgement, driven by data, to advise on critical financial, commercial and strategic decisions.
This role will report to our Head of Commercial Finance.
Increase visibility to business operations by analyzing unit economics, drivers of variance, and other KPIs
Participate in quarterly and annual financial planning, forecasting, reporting, and monthly budget reviews with business leadership
Provide analysis of commercial initiatives that have a strategic or financial impact on the business
Create objective analyses and processes for a fast-growing tech company to scale efficiently and make data-driven decisions
Support multi-functional change projects designed to enhance systems, processes, and data accuracy
Partner with and communicate business progress to key stakeholders against financial and strategic targets
Valued skills and experience
Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration, or related field
Relevant experience in an analytically-rigorous finance or strategy role; preference for experience in a high-growth SaaS company
Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Curiosity and willingness to work on a wide range of projects
Expert financial modeling spreadsheet skills
Thorough knowledge of accounting concepts; preference for IFRS knowledge
Experience with reporting, CRM and ERP systems a plus
What Canonical offers:
Personal learning and development budget
Annual compensation review
Priority Pass for travel
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