Commercial Business Analyst




Operations, Operations Manager


£35,000 to £55,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Date Posted:

01/03/2023 15:39:00

An exciting role to work for a global pharmaceutical company based just outside of Uxbridge . My client are a innovative vibrant and passionate pharmaceutical company who are recruiting for a business Analyst who has a strong commercial background with experience of Supporting business planning, providing financial analysis and management reports to the Commercial management team. The ideal candidate will have worked within a commercial / Supply chain team ideally within the pharmaceutical industry and have experience of business and finance planning , pricing and supporting sales teams to analyse performance , profit & loss and Systems.

9 - 12 month Contract 3 days a week in the Office


Performance Monitoring and Management Reporting

  • Utilise SAP B1 to provide most management reporting needs to the business (from Sales by product to country P&L down to cost centre management)
  • Analysis and presentation to management of sales performance - interrogating various data sources to be able to understand the sales performance, considering demand sales, inventory levels at wholesalers, parallel trade, price changes, and other factors
  • Analysis of P&L and cost activities and presentation to management.
  • Provide support to Commercial Leads on key month end close cycle activities, focused mainly on cost analysis and solving at source any errors in postings, but also looking at sales and COGS postings.

Commercial Business Planning Cycle

  • Provide support to CFL in running the business planning cycle, including maintaining databases and models to support an always up to date view of the business plan
  • Provide data and insight as appropriate to support business/financial planning in the field and head office - including ad hoc analysis and brand planning
  • Submission of MLTP, budgets and forecasts in corporate consolidation tools and any other submission methodsBrand support Systems
  • Compile reporting and presentations for key meetings such as Disease Area Strategy Team (DAST), deputising for CFL as needed
  • Provide ad hoc support to the business users on SAP and proficient in running reports in SAP to assure and improve the quality of postings, and where necessary fix the issue or re-train users
  • Supporting and testing new financial tools through implementation and upgradesBehavioursGreat communication, co-ordination and alignment of activity
  • Communicate clearly to all stakeholders
  • Pro-active and creative in suggesting improvements to systems, reports and processes
  • Adhere to values of Integrity, Compassion, Collaboration, Creativity and Excellence


  • Degree level education essential
  • Analytical aptitude
  • Ability to work on a broad range of activities
  • Positive, can-do attitude, commitment and pro-activity
  • Networking and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • IT competency including PowerPoint and Excel
  • Desire to learn and develop
  • Knowledge of/interest in pharmaceutical industry
  • Presentation skills

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.