Senior Finance Analyst

The Consultancy Group
London, South East England
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Senior Commercial Analyst for a FTSE 250 Retail company based in London. This Senior Commercial Analyst role is a newly created position and will report to the Senior Financial Reporting Manager. The role will involve delivering value added analysis and advanced insight, building strong relationships with key divisional contacts and supporting operations in delivering their plans.

Duties Include:

-Proactively finding prospects for the division to improve profitability through insight and analysis.

-Building strong relations with key operational contacts to provide high quality analysis that helps Operations drive enhancement and build tailored BI dashboards on Pivot stream/future self-service BI tools.

-Taking responsibility for challenging and improving the quality of current reporting and ensure that all KPI reporting is focused and relevant.

-Responsibility for delivering improvements in modelling, forecasting and analytical techniques to improve reporting and analysis.

-Providing analytical support on important business decisions, including new business initiatives and appraisal of projects.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant or similar (preferably CIMA, ACA or CFA), with three or more years of analytical experience. It is essential that they have a proven track record of delivering quantifiable benefits to businesses and the ability to manage and manipulate large volumes of data. Ideally, the candidate should be results driven, with the ability and ambition to take ownership of this area and drive improvement.