Finance Analyst

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    FMCG & Retail

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  • Salary:

    £275 - £325 per day

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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I'm currently recruiting for a Finance Analyst to join a listed retailer for 3-6 months.

Key Responsibilities of the Finance Analyst:

Weekly & Monthly Reporting:

  • Run the weekly trading process focusing on identifying efficiency's to streamline the process
  • Produce a monthly performance pack for the leadership team focusing on a review of monthly performance with recommendations

Planning & Forecasting:

  • Support the Senior Finance Manager for all planning and forecasting of sales to gross profit
  • Maintain active dialogue with the Merchandisers to identify risks and opportunities, providing appropriate challenge and assistance with recommendations for resolution
  • Support delivery of the 3-year strategy through delivery and implementation, analysing performance of each strategic lever
  • Control of the operating cost budget including identification and management of risks and opportunities.

Insight, Analysis & Projects:

  • Provide insightful analysis and advice to improve commercial decision making
  • Understand key sales, margin and profitability drivers and pro-actively undertake scenario modelling and ad-hoc analysis to support driving profitable sales and maximising margin
  • Review of best practise processes across all BUs

They are looking for someone who is fully qualified and has experience of working in a Finance Analyst role ideally with consumer experience.