Commercial Finance Analyst

Orleans House Limited
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Commercial Finance Analyst - Healthcare

South London

£50,000 - £55,000

We are working with a progressive Retail Organisation who have an opportunity for a CIMA/ ACCA or ACA qualified Commercial Finance Analyst to join their Head Office Finance Team.

The team is made up of 4 finance business partners across Retail Health, Pharmacy and Healthcare Services and Healthcare Operations and take a leading role in supporting and challenging all parts of Healthcare across areas such as category and store performance, promotional and marketing activity across all channels, CRM, space planning, and merchandising and property investment

The office has a great atmosphere and is a fund and friendly place to work where you will be heavily involved in being part of the action! If you are looking for a fast moving career this may be for you!

Key Responsibilities

* Provide financial analysis and support to investment decisions including business case preparation and presentations to the investment committee.
* Drive and support the key strategic initiative of Healthcare Services expansion working closely with the Healthcare Services team, providing insight into store and online performance, and understanding and evaluating the impact of proposed new services.
* Analyse and support forward looking strategic initiatives such as store trials, range reviews and customer initiatives.
* Provide challenging and insightful adhoc commercial analysis such as category reviews, range performance and basket analysis.
* Support and manage where appropriate, all financial processes relevant to Retail Health enabling the company to achieve Supplier Income and promotional retros targets.
* Support the Commercial sales and margin budgeting and forecasting processes providing quarterly forecasts and an operating plan for all relevant commercial areas.
* Produce business reports both internally and externally to the parent company, and to identify and deliver developments in reporting, system use and processes ensuring they deliver robust business information in an efficient manner.
* Attend regular Commercial meetings as appropriate to gain a more thorough understanding of the commercial environment.
* Support the Finance Director, Head Of Financial Analysis, and Healthcare and Pharmacy Finance Manager in company-wide strategic initiatives.

Who we are looking for:

* Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA
* Retail/FMCG experience from medium or large company.
* Commercial awareness.
* Strong Excel skills with VBA preferable and ability to master technical skills quickly.
* Methodical and logical approach to work.
* Ability to prioritise and manage parallel workflows with tight deadlines.
* High attention to detail.
* Strong communication skills.
* Experience of working in an analytical environment dealing with large data sets and providing solutions to minimise manual processing.
* Ability to summarise detailed data and present it clearly at all levels of the business.

If this sounds like you please get in touch today!
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