Commercial Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Consumer Additions Ltd
Location
St. Albans, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1156090695
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Consumer Additions are currently working with a global retail business based in Hertfordshire and are looking to recruit a Part-Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA accountant who is looking to obtain a commercially facing analyst position.

Responsibilities:
  • Development of income modelling to support periodic accruals and forecasts and help drive maximisation of income stream
  • Develop and maintain the analysis and controls around supplier income
  • Provide high quality reporting, budgeting, forecasting and ad hoc analysis
  • Support the Senior Finance Analyst in analysing and interpreting results and trends to enable the business to make informed strategic decisions
  • Identify and implement improvements to business processes to increase efficiency and ensure all costs are recorded accurately in the accounts
  • Undertake the periodic accounts process: preparing and posting periodic journals, analysis and commentary
  • Preparation of quarterly settlement
  • Support the completion of the annual audit of supplier income to maximise income recovery and insight into supplier contract
  • Support the Senior Finance Analyst in the preparation of the Annual Budget and Quarterly Forecasts for key supplier income and payment processing
  • Development of process to ensure both increased accuracy, timeliness and alignment to management accounts (MA to KPIrec)
  • Quarterly audits of SFM system to ensure accuracy of data
  • Development of reporting of income types and key suppliers
  • Ownership and review of additional key cost lines: payment processing charges; completion of month end; review of data available to increase insight and accuracy; and enable cost reduction
  • Assist Senior Finance Analyst and Finance Manager in other areas as necessary
  • Support the step change in embedding Finance and driving change into the Trading Teams

Skills & Experience:

Essential
  • CIMA/ACA/ACCA Part-Qualified
  • Strong academics; minimum 2,1 at degree level;
  • Strong Excel skills are essential
  • Experience of period management accounts, analysis and commentary essential
  • Experience in budgeting and forecasting essential

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