Retail Finance Analyst

Recruiter
NISA
Location
Scunthorpe
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Retail Finance Analyst Hours: Full-time/Permanent Location: Scunthorpe Salary: £30,000 Reporting to: Head of Finance Business Partnering - Retail & Logistics Nisa is an award-winning group which helps independent retailers flourish in the retail market by distributing quality and competitive food at scale. Our ethos is to support communities around the UK, by helping independent retailers make a true difference to their local area. We are looking for a Retail Finance Analyst. Supporting the Head of Finance Business Partnering - Retail & Logistics here at Nisa, the Finance Business Partner role will help provide the support and information to the Directors and enabling high level decision making. Job Knowledge: * To support the business with relevant financial data and information * Providing analytical support for strategic decision making * To provide relevant data insight and analysis to support the business * Knowledge of Forecasting/Budgeting and reporting * Have a challenging attitude to drive best practice and add maximum value in a Business Partnering role * Reporting and presentation skills for communicating to key stakeholders Specific Areas of Work: * Preparation of weekly sales reports * Preparation of periodic and quarterly reports on business unit and partner performance * Provide information and reports on an ad hoc basis to business unit heads and the field teams * Involvement as part of the team in respect of business unit and partner performance * Deal with Partner queries as they arise * Provide financial analysis relevant to recruiting new Partners Preferable Experience: * Part-Qualified or Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA etc.) * Experience within Wholesale, Retail or FMCG sector * Knowledge/Experience of reporting, budgeting and forecasting processes * Exposure to Sales and Margin reporting Personal Attributes: * Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills * Objective and willing to challenge the status quo * Strong IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Cognos desirable * High degree of self-motivation, self-discipline and enthusiasm to succeed * Self-starter and results orientated * Excellent attention to detail & persuasive writing skills * Ability to manage multiple priorities * Analytical, uses a logical, systematic approach to problem solving * Adaptable and flexible, working with the wider business to find solutions to business problems and exploring opportunities * Excellent communication skills - confident and articulate communicator liaising with both internal and external stakeholders * A good relationship builder with excellent attention to detail who can keep to tight deadlines * Ability to work pro-actively, be results oriented, self-driven and to work independently * Will be confident handling large amounts of data In order to apply for this role, please click 'Apply' to continue your application. Please ensure you include details of your current remuneration package.

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