Commercial Finance Analyst - Fashion Retail

Recruiter
Consumer Additions Ltd
Location
London, South East England
Salary
44000.0000
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a growing fashion retailer who are continuing to open stores both in the UK and overseas. They are currently recruiting for an exciting Retail Finance Analyst to support and challenge the Retail Division and head office functions. You will play a key role in helping drive the business forward during a period of growth for the company.
This is a new and high profile opportunity in the company where you will have exposure to everyone in the both the business and stakeholders in the wider Group.

KEY ACCOUNTIABLITIES INCLUDE:
• Manage store P&Ls and analysing regions on performance
• Build relationships with commercial teams, providing them necessary support as and when requested
• Detailed variance analysis and commentary to submit to senior management
• KPI reporting including weekly trade analysis around stock, margin and sales
• Act as a business partner to non-finance and central teams, supporting them with their budgeting
• Assist the Commercial Finance Manager with balance sheet and cashflow forecasting
• Ad hoc analysis as required

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
• Ideally a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or overseas equivalent)
• Experience working in a multi-site retail / leisure business is essential
• Advanced Excel skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work with, and influence, senior stakeholders
• Previous experience in a commercial finance positions and aiding key decisions is essential
• You must be able to work independently and autonomously in this position