Business Analyst

Recruiter
LMA
Location
City of London, London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

LMA Recruitment are currently working with a global brand with offices in the US & Europe. They are seeking a storng business analyst to join their team.

REPORTING /ANALYSIS

  • Prepare and maintain monthly Revenue and P&L reports in multiple currencies feeding off US Trial balance and mapping table.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports comparing budget, forecast and prior period results.
  • Provide clear and useful commentary on monthly variances vs. budget, forecast and prior year.
  • Assist team in effectively controlling expenses and capital purchases by monitoring monthly results, advising management of any concerns, issues and recommending solutions.
  • Prepare and manage monthly sales reports, Key Performance Indicators, and other value added analysis
  • Gain expertise in company systems including COGNOS and JD Edwards World

REGIONAL SUPPORT

  • Provide clear and useful UK and European Market commentary on monthly business performance variances vs budget, forecast & prior year.
  • Prepare Retail vs. Wholesale analysis by retailer for UK and French Markets, providing commentary on variances.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly regional P&L reports, highlighting key trends & profitability gaps.
  • Produce monthly door/retailer trends & profitability reports, providing commentary on key sales & cost drivers.

PLANNING AND FORECAST

  • Management and coordination of the business plan and forecasting process across the business
  • Work closely with European and New York corporate teams to consolidate and communicate the UK & European Net Sales and P&L forecast

COMPETENCIES

  • Part Qualified Accountant (ACA, CA, CIMA, ACCA, CPA) with financial experience.
  • Strong Team Player with skills to influence and build relationships at all levels within the business. Sensitive to own and team goals.
  • Excellent analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills with some international experience
  • Advanced Excel - Strong Modelling & data manipulation(Vlookups, Sumifs, Pivot tables, If formuli etc), Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards World, Cognos, logility preferred

Experience in FMCG - Beauty/Fashion/retail industry preferred