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Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
22 Sep 2021

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst sought by one of the UK's leading Retailers for a 12 month Maternity cover.

As Senior Commercial Finance Analyst you will be working within a developing and entrepreneurial environment as the business is growing, with new stores opening worldwide.

The role will be 3 days a week working from home and the successful candidate will be providing essential support with analysis, planning and reporting for both Retail ( stores & e-commerce ) and international ( franchise and wholesale) divisions to support strategic decision making and improved business performance.

Key Responsibilities

    • Insight and analysis of future business opportunities - e.g. new store openings, e-commerce initiatives, new countries, new partners, investment proposals (capex and opex), from both a profit and cash perspective
    • Analysis of strategic initiatives
    • Using data driven insight to challenge, identify risks and opportunities and propose solutions.
    • Period end journals (as well as reconciling any related balance sheet accounts), ensuring any variances to budget are fully understood through discussion with relevant business partners.
    • Presenting variances to budget/forecast at flash review meetings
    • Assisting with the production of management accounts, including providing meaningful commentary on the P&L.
    • Analysis of trends and key business drivers
    • Assessment and improvement of the analysis and reporting provided by the finance team, and working with finance/IT to deliver required enhancements (using Data Warehouse to enhance and automate reporting
    • Profitability analysis and working with the business focusing on efficiencies and cost control
  • Analysis and reporting for board presentations.

You must be a qualified accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA/CA or equivalent and Retail experience be advantageous.

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  • Job Reference: 379179618-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Robert Walters
    Robert Walters
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary