Role details

Retail Financial Analyst - 12 - 18 Month Fixed Term Contract

London   •   £50,000 - £55,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • An exciting opportunity for a qualified, commercially focussed Financial Analyst
  • Previous experience within a multinational Retailer is advantageous

About Our Client

My client is a leading multinational Retailer that is continuing to grow and expand their business. They are creating brand new roles to help support this within their London office.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare develop and analyse key financial information to ensure the management team make well-informed decisions for profit growth and sustainability.
  • Assist with the production of periodic financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, Cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries.
  • Provide additional financial analytical support to the management team and departments where requested.
  • Partner department heads in business planning and analysis of financial KPIs. Challenge and offer guidance to support business growth plans.
  • Assess and advise management on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions, including the preparation of Capital Expenditure proposals.
  • Perform quality assurance activity to ensure the integrity of the financial data remains with the highest standards.

Much of this work is currently undertaken in Excel and is soon to be replaced with a new ERP system, which is scheduled to commence in autumn 2016. The successful applicant will ensure a smooth transition of existing standard reports to the new ERP platform.

The Successful Applicant

Key Competencies:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA)
  • Excellent reporting, financial modelling and analytical skills
  • Experience in working in a highly diverse global business with demonstrable commercial acumen and sound financial understanding of what underpins company and sales channel performance
  • Ability to assimilate information and make decisions quickly
  • Confidence to build credibility quickly with stakeholders within and outside of the finance function
  • Advanced Excel skills

What's on Offer

This 12-18 month fixed term contract will provide you with the opportunity to work in a fast growing global retail brand with the potential to move in to a permanent role.

This role will offer a basic salary between £50,000 - £55,000.

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