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Job Role:  Junior Commercial Analyst  

Location: Luton

Job Sector: Finance

Hours: 35 hours per week

As the Commercial Analyst, you will contribute to our vision of being the leading residential property manager, as recognised by others by:

  • Supporting year on year new business growth through the production of service charge budgets
  • Working closely with Business Development Managers and clients to deliver accurate and achievable budgets
  • Promote a strong and clear customer focussed operational approach to all new developments

This role reports to the Commercial Manager as part of the Commercial Team with 3 other analysts.

About You

As a part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), you are looking for your next career in finance in a fast paced environment.

You have excellent knowledge of Excel and are capable to use Vlookups & Sumif functions

Because you are an excellent communicator and have great interpersonal skills you are confident dealing with multiple stakeholders across various teams; and have a strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects to tight deadlines.

Being naturally curious you will have strong analytical skills and an ability to handle pressure and rapidly changing demands in a fast paced dynamic customer focused environment.

About Us

FirstPort is the largest and most experienced residential property manager in the UK, employing more than 3,000 colleagues dedicated to looking after peoples’ home. 

Great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar. We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their full potential.

Our Values set out the commitments we have made to deliver excellent service and they inform the relationships that we have with customers and clients.  They shape our culture and are used in measuring and rewarding performance.

Main Responsibilities

  • Pricing of new developments
  • Working closely with Business Development & Operations to price operating models
  • Management of multiple projects and ensuring key deadlines are achieved
  • Challenge assumptions and influence the commercial decision making process
  • Liaising with clients and attending external meetings as required
  • Integrating with the wider finance team on the mobilisation of sites

Our Values

Friendly – We look out for people’s best interests, and show them we care by dealing with them in a warm and friendly manner.

Inventive – We’re creative and resourceful. We strive to improve what we do and how we do it, so we can provide the best ideas and solutions to look after people, their homes and communities.

Respectful – We listen, consult and take on-board people’s opinions and needs. We understand the importance of the home and community in people’s lives, and act with respect at all times.

Skilled – We’ve the qualifications, experience and take great pride in our work to consistently deliver the highest standards and value for money. We’re informed, and we’re always building on that knowledge to constantly improve our quality of service.

Trustworthy – We’re always professional, reliable, open and honest. People can depend on us to keep our promises and follow through on our commitments.

The Benefits

Our customers deserve the best and the same applies to our people.  We’ll support you with all of the technology, training and support that you need to do your job well.  We offer competitive salaries and a range of benefit packages. In addition to the core benefits, we also offer a range of exclusive discounts on extra benefits to help you and your family make the most of your money, safeguard your future and look after your health.

Diversity

We’re committed to promoting diversity at FirstPort and recruit on merit.  We will consider applications from job share applicants.

Ready to Apply?

Click here to apply for this role.  We will ask you to upload your CV and answer a few questions.  You may also be asked to complete verbal and numerical reasoning tests online.

If you meet the criteria for the role we’ll be in touch to arrange a short telephone interview and our shortlist of candidates will be invited to attend interviews with the hiring manager and up to three other key stakeholders.