Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Commercial Finance Business Analyst, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the north east of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

We are now recruiting for a Commercial Finance Business Analyst to join our Finance team based out of our Head Office in Dalkeith, Midlothian. This role will be central to all informed decision-making and internal performance reporting across the business and will support both the regular operational reporting and the change program of the business. Reporting to the Head of Commercial Finance, this role offers a unique opportunity for the right individual to develop their skillset, broaden their exposure to senior level decision making within a growing business, and drive the growth strategy of the organisation.

This is a full-time position, and will pay a competitive salary of £35,000 - £40,000 per annum.

Due to the location of our head office, the ability to drive and access to your own vehicle would be beneficial.

Commercial Finance Business Analyst Main Job Activities

  • Act as a business partner for site managers, account management and sales bringing financial accountability and integrity through maximising profitability and managing costs and cash.
  • Work as one team with operations, finance and sales; building upon the operational data to support decision-making.
  • Provide input to improve the finance and non-finance processes and outputs e.g. gaps, duplication, standardisation, control environment, system improvements.
  • Work to a detailed reporting cycle of responsibilities.
  • Provide finance support on any change processes.
  • Preparation of operational management reporting packs - daily, weekly, monthly) and quarterly reports – understand the inaccuracies and feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Supporting the Head of Commercial Finance to provide accurate and timely, objective actionable analysis to drive operational performance and challenge / support investment decisions.
  • Support the preparation of annual budgets and reforecasts to the Board and Operational management.

·         Ad Hoc Projects: Assist with any projects and scenario planning.

Commercial Finance Business Analyst Knowledge and Skills Required:

Skills and knowledge

  • Driven individual who wants to make a difference
  • Accountancy qualification e.g. CA, CIMA, ACCA or QBE
  • Genuine interest in the business and its operations
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Can produce, understand and explain the deliverables
  • Highly organised with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Can work, and can influence others, to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

 To apply for the for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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