Careers at Curious Universe

We are an equal opportunities employer with a flexible approach. Hiring the right team is of paramount importance to us so we work with all employees to ensure they can ‘Work Where they Work Best’. Our hybrid working solution allows us to cater to the different needs of our workforce whilst still providing outstanding service to our customers. Both yours and the business’s needs will be discussed at interview to reach a mutually beneficial working schedule.

We are always keen to hear from people wishing to work with us so please review our current job vacancies below. 

Commercial Analyst

Purpose of the role

We are seeking a diligent and analytical-minded Commercial Analyst to join our team. This role is pivotal in providing actionable insights and financial analysis to drive strategic decision-making within our organization. As a Commercial Analyst, you will play a key role in evaluating business performance, identifying opportunities for growth, and supporting commercial initiatives.

Main responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough financial analysis to support commercial decision-making, including pricing strategies, profitability analysis, and cost projections.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports and presentations to senior management, highlighting key trends, opportunities, and risks.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sales, marketing, and finance teams to develop and implement business strategies aimed at maximizing revenue and profitability.
  • Monitor market trends and competitor activities to identify potential threats and opportunities for the business.
  • Develop financial models and forecasts, and perform scenario analysis to support strategic planning and budgeting processes.
  • Analyze customer and product profitability, and provide insights to optimize resource allocation and improve overall business performance.
  • Assist in the preparation of business cases for new initiatives, capital expenditures, and other strategic projects.
  • Support ad-hoc analysis and reporting requests from stakeholders across the organization.

    Skills & Experience

    • Proven experience in financial analysis, preferably within a commercial or business analysis role.
    • Strong proficiency in financial modeling and advanced Excel skills.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail.
    • Ability to interpret complex data and communicate findings effectively to non-financial stakeholders.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
    • Experience with ERP systems (e.g. Dynamics) and BI tools (e.g., Tableau, Powerquery BI, Power) is advantageous.
    • Proactive attitude with a strong desire to drive continuous improvement and contribute to business growth.
    • Confidence and a good communicator
    • Initiative, honesty and integrity
    • Positive can-do attitude within a fast-changing environment
    • A Team Player

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