Role details

Retail Financial Analyst

London   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An excellent opportunity for a newly qualified Retail Financial Analyst
  • FMCG/Retail experience required

About Our Client

My client is a global high end fashion retailer that is looking for a commercially focused newly qualified accountant to join their growing, dynamic team based in London.

Job Description

The Role:

Working directly under the guidance of the Head of Planning & Retail Finance the person will be part of the team responsible for the group financial planning & analysis and providing commercial support to the retail and e-commerce business.

  • Commercial Analysis - analysis across the group to drive informed decision making.
  • Trading Reporting - understanding performance across the business. Involvement in preparation of trading reporting.
  • Margin/Stock Analysis - Understanding of margin across the group working with merchandising to understanding intake and impact of discounting as well as monitoring damages and stock loss. Commercial finance ownership of stock commitments, ensuring controls are in place so stock purchases are reflective of sales planning and old stock is liquidated effectively. You will also have ownership of stock provision.
  • Budgeting/Forecasting - involvement in group budgeting & forecasting process.
  • Year end/ Half year - analysis of group for external results announcement.

The Successful Applicant

My client is looking for a newly qualified, commercially minded accountant with the following attributes:

  • Highly analytical, able to analyse large amounts of data and generate meaningful insight.
  • Attention to detail whilst also being able to see the bigger picture.
  • A high proficiency in Excel - modelling
  • Can challenge the status quo and provide solutions.
  • Retail/FMCG experience preferred.

What's on Offer

This role will offer great opportunities to progress in a fast paced dynamic environment.

The basic salary is between £40,000 - £45,000 + benefits

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