Xero is hiring a

Commercial Analyst

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

How you’ll make an impact

The Commercial Analyst is a critical role joining Xero at an important phase in our journey. Reporting to the Head of Commercial, you will help drive the commercial planning and delivery of our most important strategic and operational initiatives, supporting product, sales, marketing & operations, working with regional and global teams as required. 

You will help develop clear commercial plans aligned with our strategy and operating plan and support the initiative owner in the delivery of commercial outcomes throughout execution. You will be an expert collaborator, ensuring cross-functional alignment across the regional teams. You’ll play a crucial role in ensuring we achieve our 12 - 18 month commercial objectives. 

You’ll thrive on delivering results, bringing high energy and visibility across the organisation. Your growth mindset will allow you to embrace exciting and challenging opportunities.  You have expert commercial acumen and a passion for driving business performance, whilst creating better outcomes for customers.

You’ll be an authentic leader who loves working with people and is experienced in delivering results by harnessing  talented, passionate experts across all business functions. You’ll inspire others because you care about our purpose. 

What you'll bring with you

  • Significant experience in commercial, operational or product role
  • Proven ability to drive results within complex, multi-functional programmes
  • Analytical and problem solving skills bring a practical data driven approach 
  • Experienced in partnering with cross functional teams

What's in it for you?

  • Top-spec MacBook or HP Z-book
  • Employee Share Plan (own a part of Xero!)
  • 23 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (plus an extra 3 days over the Christmas period!)
  • 10 days Wellbeing Leave (for sickness, emergencies and taking a mental health break)
  • Company Pension Scheme (matched contributions up to 4.5%)
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives
  • Remote and Flexible Working
  • And lots more!

What makes a great team? A Diverse Team!

Don’t be put off if you don’t tick all boxes; we know from research that candidates may not apply if they don’t feel they are 100% there yet; the essential experience we need is using analytics and insights to drive results within complex, multi-functional programmes. If you don’t tick the rest we would still love to talk.

We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that is equitable for all!

Why Xero?

At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package with benefits that support a range of lifestyle choices and requirements  and the opportunity to participate in Xero’s success through our Long Term Incentive scheme. Xero has rapidly expanding offices in London, Milton Keynes and Manchester and our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development. 

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident committed. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.