Marketing Finance Analyst

Argos Retail Group
Milton Keynes
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Great opportunity has become available to join our Marketing Finance team as Finance Analyst.

At Sainsbury’s Argos, the great digital transformation is under way. It’s our aim to become the digital market leader in choice, value and convenience, so our Finance teams are more important to us now than ever before. They’re the people who provide support across the business and help make the crucial decisions that will allow us to develop into a leading digital retailer.

We have recently joined Sainsbury’s in our journey to become a leading retail organisation and ensuring we place our customers at the heart of everything we do. Together we have a great opportunity to build a brilliant future and do a fantastic job for all our customers.

The Role

As Marketing Finance Analyst, you will manage the production of period end cost reports, budgets, forecasts and strategic plans for marketing costs and promotional vouchers. You will manage an Assistant Accountant whilst working within a business partnering role supporting senior management, Marketing teams as well as external suppliers.

As a Marketing Finance Analyst your main duties will include:

Managing period end results, providing full analytical review and delivering presentation packs to management.
Preparation of audit information on both P&L and Balance Sheet.
Ownership of P&L budgets, forecast and strategic plans to agreed timetables, including full analysis of key cost drivers.
Ownership of Balance Sheet & Cash forecasts, ensuring triangulation and liaising with Business Planning and cost centre owners.
Ownership of the promotional voucher budget and forecast ensuring relevant stakeholders have been engaged.
Provide periodic detailed review of promotional vouchers ensuring knowledge of all movements.
Conduct Balance Sheet reviews to identify risks and opportunities.
To provide and conduct monthly management informa