Splendid Family - Commercial Finance Analyst (1860)

Commercial Finance Analyst

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Commercial Finance Analyst

A brand new opportunity has just opened up in the Splendid Family, for a Commercial Finance Analyst.

This role is based in the Midlands, and will provide financial and commercial support for our KFC restaurants around the UK. We are looking for a dynamic individual who is comfortable working remotely, travel regularly and has the ability to build relationships with our front line operators and wider finance team. Good analytical & excel modelling are key to this role


Position Purpose

Provide commercial and Financial support for all KFC restaurants around the UK including weekly/periodic results review, budgeting, forecasting and detailed analysis

Work with Finance lead, Area managers and Restaurant Managers to improve the profitability through robust analysis of financial and operational information

Develop and maintain insightful analysis tools and reporting to highlight issues and performance improvements opportunities

Key Responsibilities

Production and delivery of weekly and periodic KPI dashboard reporting. Actively participate in the weekly results review call with the Area managers

Assist Finance lead in maintaining and updating forecasts and budget models, in line with the reporting timetable to a high degree of accuracy. Variances against comparatives are explained and key issues investigated and escalated

Insightful and proactive commercial reporting and analysis to aid business decision making

Strong working relationships established across operations and finance teams, enabling productive discussions and output.

Attend, participate and contribute to the financial review meetings


Person Specification


  • Strong organisation and planning skills with ability to priortose effectively
  • Advanced Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Analytical approach and creativity in problem solution
  • Good communicator, building meaningful relationships at all levels


  •  Previous experience of business partnering in a multi-site environment
  • Prior experience in Commerical finance role within Food/Restaurant industry, FMCG or leisure.
  • Regular travel (2-3 days p/week) to stores (Midlands & North East)

Proven Experience/Education Level

  •  CIMA / ACCA / ACAqualified or finalist
  • QBE in similar role


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