Commercial Finance Analyst

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    £38,000 - £43,000
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  • Closing Date:
    16 August 2020

Commercial Finance Analyst

£38,000 - £43,000



About the role:


This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join our finance team within our newly formed Cambridge Partnership for Education (CPE) division. You will be responsible for monthly performance and management reporting for the CPE business, using a proactive and consultative approach to ensure our senior management teams have the financial insight they require for effective decision-making and guidance across the business. You will also support tendering activity for projects as part of a cross functional team. 

You will be passionate and innovative; taking a proactive interest in developing new management information and working collaboratively across several business functions. Working closely with the CPE team and finance colleagues, you will act as the trusted advisor to the Commercial Finance Manager and Senior Management team for CPE.

CPE brings together services and capabilities from Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment to create a joint business whose focus is to support ministries and partners around the world in their Education Reform programmes and activities.



About you:


You will have a strong relationship with our six behavioural values; collaborative, decisive, empowering, innovative, responsible and responsive.  You will be passionate to develop new ideas and feel comfortable with communicating across several teams and functions.


You will have experience and knowledge in accurate and timely financial management reporting and be able to demonstrate examples of problem-solving, innovative thinking and the ability to meet tight deadlines.


You will be curious and willing to learn, with an eye for details and a strong customer focus. You will be able to work under limited supervision but also as a member of a team, sharing information and supporting the Commercial Financial Manager.


You will be qualified or studying towards ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent) and possess strong Excel skills. SAP experience would be desirable.



Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publisher, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions. We work in global teams to tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers. We need passionate individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers.

Cambridge University Press is committed to being a diverse and inclusive place to work. We are part of the University of Cambridge, committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a pro-active and inclusive approach to equality. We are also a global organisation, serving customers and representing colleagues all over the world. Diversity, in all its various forms, is key to our success as an organisation.

Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance,  an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes' walk from the train station.

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Jonathan Grinsell

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