Financial Analyst - FP&A

Harcourt Matthews Ltd
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Operating within the niche Luxury Fashion Retail sector, this highly successful & fast growing entrepreneurial business has developed enviable market share throughout Europe, an aspirational product range, innovative design & a great reputation for quality. Now operating globally, the group has ambitious plans to continue its expansion across Europe. As a result, the business is currently seeking a graduate qualified accountant to undertake a Financial Analyst role and support the Financial Planning & Analysis team. Acting as a key link between finance and operations, your brief includes:

•Preparation of weekly sales & KPI reports for the Senior Management team
•Analysis of KPIs to highlight trends & improve operational efficiency
•Update of weekly, monthly & quarterly FP&A schedules
•Tracking & analysis of retail performance to identify risks & opportunities
•Supporting in-store sales promotions campaigns
•Pricing review & analysis for Wholesale team
•Supporting month end processes including financial reporting, expenses review & reconciliations

As a 2:1 or 1st class graduate qualified Financial Analyst, you will demonstrate extensive financial analysis and planning experience gained within a pan European business, and ideally in the Retail, FMCG or Wholesale sector. The role demands advanced Excel skills and preferably exposure to SAP and group reporting tools, alongside excellent interpersonal ability, commercial flair and the gravitas to influence senior stakeholders.

Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions also include: Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; Project Management & PMO; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Sales & Marketing.