Commercial Finance Analyst - £35k + Study support

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Study Support

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Goodman Masson

The purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate financial reports, analysis and budgets supporting Retail decision making.


* Oversee the period end process ensuring the integrity of corporate RCC cost numbers in the P&L and on the balance sheet
* Maintain store financial models used to generate budgets and provide stores and other stakeholders with variance analysis relating to the retail cost element of the P&L and B/S
* Responsible for timely and accurate periodic performance and variance analysis to the Financial Planning and Senior Retail Teams
* Responsible for the periodic latest view process ensuring a detailed understanding of the key risks and opportunities to the P&L
* Taking responsibility for elements of the quarterly budget process, by engaging with key stakeholders and refining current methodologies
* Supporting in the creation of the periodic Retail Leadership pack, providing insightful analysis and discussion topics
* Responsible for supporting and challenging the Transformation team and Procurement team on projects that will impact the RCC cost line
* Continually challenge current methods of reporting to ensure that the best information is given to stakeholders and all reports are fit for purpose
* Challenge and influence users of the information provided to ensure that they fully understand the information and are drawing the right conclusions and actions from it
* Support with reporting store performance and maintaining integrity of store P&Ls through store query process
* Ad hoc analysis on RCC performance as requested by the Senior RCC Finance Analyst, Zone Finance Managers and other business stakeholders
* Support the wider Retail Finance Team in reporting daily sales and waste performance to the wider business
* Drive cross functional engagement whilst building good working relationships with key stakeholders including Central Retail, Procurement, ROMs and Store Managers and Zone Finance Managers
* Responsible for driving own development through spending time with team members and regularly asking for feedback

Essential Criteria

* Qualified / Part Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
* Demonstrated ability to deliver robust reports to agreed deadlines
* Advanced Excel skills
* Demonstrated analytical and process improvement experience
* High level of energy and drive
* Strong self organisational skills
* Ability to work independently and use initiative as well as working within a close knit team
* Flexibility and a 'can do attitude'
* Attention to detail
* High degree of customer focus and commercial awareness
* Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment

If this role is of interest please click apply. There is a competitve salary, study support and the opportunity to work for a truely amazing FTSE 100 company.


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