Finance Business Partner - Retail

Recruiter
Consumer Additions
Location
Central London, London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is an instantly recognisable retailer with a high street presence across the globe. They are currently recruiting for an exciting Finance Business Partner to support and challenge the Retail Division. You will play a key role in the identifying areas for improvement in the retail division and providing insight to stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Produce annual budget and update forecasts with the Retail team, challenging assumptions, variances, and recommend improvements
• Provide financial support for the UK Retail business, identifying key profit drivers to help drive sales
• KPI reporting and analysis
• Manage store P&Ls and analysing regions and different store formats
• Build relationships with commercial teams, providing them necessary support as and when requested
• Capital Appraisals and PIRs
• Deliver store profitability analysis and forecasts

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
• Ideally a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or overseas equivalent)
• Advanced Excel skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with, and influence, senior stakeholders
• Previous management accounting and analytical experience
• Knowledge of Oracle and Essbase is beneficial
• Previous experience in the retail or FMCG sectors is preferred

The company offer a great working environment and opportunities to progress in the future.