Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
City of London, London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
06 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a newly created role to work as a Finance Analyst for a leading retailer based in the City of London.

It will join the well established existing team with the function of providing support to the Commercial Finance Manager.

The role is really suited to someone that enjoys reporting and analysis.

There is very little cross-over with management accounting in this role.

Client Details

This is a newly created role to work as a Finance Analyst for a leading retailer based in the City of London.

It will join the well established existing team with the function of providing support to the Commercial Finance Manager.

The role is really suited to someone that enjoys reporting and analysis.

There is very little cross-over with management accounting in this role.

Description

The Finance Analyst will be responsible for:

Playing an important part of the financial reporting process, including budgeting and forecasting

Business partnering with multiple functions, providing strong financial insight to support key decision making

Performing ad hoc analysis in order to help management make informed decisions

Day to day responsibilities of the role

o Weekly company performance report

o Monthly KPI reports for stores

o Ad hoc store performance reviews

o Setting of store targets

o Regular monitoring of expenses vs budgets

% of the role business partnering v % of the role consolidating/reporting.

o 30% business partnering

o 40% reporting

o 30% ad hoc analysis

Profile

The Finance Analyst will need:

  • A 2:1 degree of above from a top 20 UK University (if not then your application will not be considered)
  • Advanced Excel (V-Lookups, Pivot Tables and Macros as a pre-requisite)
  • Financial and Business Analysis from a previous position
  • Part Qualified with either ACCA or CIMA
  • Have previously worked in Retail (in a finance capacity)

Job Offer

This is an amazing opportunity to work for an international retailer in their head office.

You will be given the chance to implement your own ideas / processes and build reports that will benefit the business.

The salary on offer is between £35,000-£38,000 for the right candidate.

Study support is provided.