Finance Manager - Logistics

JSS Search Limited
London, South East England
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:

This role will sit in the Commercial Finance team which has 4 key areas of focus: Planning & Forecasting, Buying & Merchandising, Customer Insight and International.


  • Provide periodic analysis against budget/forecast and understand what this means for the remainder of the year, highlighting risks & opportunities and challenging the business stakeholders.
  • The primary finance partner to the logistics directors & senior team supporting them with regular reporting, & ad hoc analysis.
  • Develop 5 Year plan, annual budget and monthly re-forecast working with logistics and group FP&A team.
  • Supporting Logistics Directors to determine how to expand the warehouse network internationally to enhance customer proposition whilst optimising end to end costs.
  • Build effective relationship with internal & external stakeholders to support & challenge the business.
  • Develop robust business cases for new investments. Initiatives will range from large capital infrastructure to smaller P&L investments.
  • Manage & coach a team of two analysts.

Skills & Experience

  • CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified or overseas equivalent
  • Strong analytical and advanced financial modelling skills
  • 2+ years of post-qualified experience performing a commercial finance role preferably in the Retail or eCommerce industry
  • Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Proven experience in establishing and managing relationships with stakeholders and business partners, including non-finance functions at senior and executive level management
  • Ability to communicate and present analysis and recommendations to business partners at various levels of management, including executive-level
  • Experience supporting key business partners
  • Experience in driving initiatives in an autonomous environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint