Buying & Merchandising Analyst, retailer, Central London, paying c.£55,000
Trace are currently recruiting for a Merchandising and Business Analyst for a large retailer based in Central London. Reporting into a Finance Manager, you will play a key role in developing and delivering the planning, reporting and analysis capability for the Buying and Merchandising sector of the business.
- Assist in the annual budget process for the B&M section of the business.
- Assist in the maintenance of the various budget/forecast models, packs and presentations from initial submission through to final draft for B&M.
- Coordination of the detailed sales, margin and merchandise budgets ensuring consistency and alignment of assumptions and deliverables.
- Provide robust detailed challenge to budget holders/heads of department in respect of the monthly results shown.
- Assist in the preparation of regular quarterly re-forecasts
We are looking for a big company qualified finance analyst (CIMA/ACCA) with ideally retail experience. We need an inquisitive and analytical mind and a strong communicator comfortable meeting and presenting information in a simple and concise fashion. Culturally the environment is fast moving and will constantly change and challenge you.
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