Role details

Financial analyst

London   •   £200 - £400 per day (£51,996 - £103,992)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • A qualified financial analyst within an SME retail business
  • Experience of budgeting, forecasting and commercial analysis required

About Our Client

This is one of the leading UK companies within its industry based in London. The company sell a large and diverse portfolio of global products to all channels in the on and off trade. The company invests significant resource in market insights to support the commercial functions.

Job Description

  • Evaluate customer proposals to ensure all deals are aligned with commercial policy.
  • Provide commercial insight, highlighting issues and recommending remedial action.
  • Preparation of budgets in conjunction with multiple retail (MR) & Route to market (RTM) Commercial team.
  • Preparation of quarterly rolling forecasts in conjunction with MR & RTM Commercial Team.
  • Provide financial analysis to commercial teams on projects.
  • To ensure that a robust control environment exists within MR & RTM Commercial department ensuring the integrity of accounting records and financial information.
  • Manage customer and brand profitability versus plan.
  • Be a key support to the MR & RTM Commercial Team, working closely alongside heads of departments, providing monthly cost and explaining vacancies vs budget and promoting insightful discussion on financial performance.
  • To provide constructive challenge and support to this decision making group.
  • Provide pricing support, working with key stakeholders financial projects.
  • Ad hoc analysis as requested by business partners.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong numerical skills focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Delivering accurately within tight timescales
  • Advanced excel skills. Good working knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Qualified accountant. Alternatively, qualified through relevant commercial/industry/sector experience.
  • FM CG (preferred) or retail analysis
  • Budgeting and forecasting experience in a commercial environment

What's on Offer

Daily rate between £200-£400

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