Senior Finance Analyst

SSP Group plc
London (Greater)
£40000 - £50000 per annum + additional benefits
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Commercial Finance Analyst - a key role within the UK Finance Team that will provide financial support to our Operations Teams across the UK. There are 2 direct reports, so this is a great role for a qualified (CIMA or ACCA) Analyst looking for more responsibility and impact into a large commercial business.

SSP is the leading dedicated operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide. We drive our own Brands such as Upper Crust, Millie's Cookies, Delice De France, and Café Ritazza; as well as operate Franchise agreements to manage the likes of Marks and Spencer, Starbucks and Burger King.

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Working as a lead within our Finance team, and with a small team of two finance analysts, the Senior Commercial Finance Analyst will provide clear insight and analysis into the trading performance of SSP UK.

You'll work closely with other internal teams, notably our commercial marketing team, to understand key sales driving activity including discounting, pricing and promotional activity.

There's a strong connection with our Operations teams, as you'll plan (and deliver) annual budgets and quarterly forecasting for our stores across the UK, with your team.

Key senior stakeholders include our COO and CMO, so you'll need to be comfortable with the accuracy and insight your team has delivered into the period management reports and confident to present the numbers as required. You'll additionally provide data for the UK Board, CFO, FD amongst others.

This is great role for a Qualified Accountant with a strong commercial background and several years post qualification experience either within a retail or FMCG head office finance team.

The Details

We'd love you to have these skills:

  • SAP
  • Experience of using an integrated budgeting tool - we use BOARD
  • MS OLAP tools such as EssBase, TM1 or Office Plus
  • Advanced Excel skills are vital

The Benefits

The salary for this role is c.£50,000 + benefits including pension, life assurance, discount card on our brands, additional potential study support.

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