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Commercial Finance Analyst - Retail

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 54226_1494340965
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email: mya.arun@handle.co.uk
Job Published: May 09, 2017 15:42

Job Description

Handle recruitment are partnering with a fast-paced, dynamic FTSE listed retail business, are looking for an all-rounded Commercial Finance Analyst. This role sits within their finance team in their rapidly expanding London office.

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with sales to monitor and forecast detailed promotional pricing plans for clients
  • Monthly Reporting of Finance KPIsWork to improve core commercial finance processes
  • Prepare ad hoc commercial project viability studies
  • Prepare month end actuals and co-ordinate the preparation of the monthly commercial reports
  • Prepare the monthly forecast profit and loss statements
  • Provide monthly and quarterly bridges for corporate reporting
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and strategic plans P&L Statements
  • Review balance sheet accruals and ensure each entry supported with justification
  • Support the business change function ensuring costs are managed and benefits tracked appropriately
  • Drive efficiency and reporting improvements in Finance through best use of current accounting systems
  • Support the FP&A Manager in the production of business cases where possible
  • Ad hoc analysis and special projects as assigned

The successful candidate will be an ACA/CIMA/ACCA Qualified Accountant with previous experience ideally working for a FTSE Retail or FMCG business. You will have extensive experience of planning and forecasting and the ability to liaise with finance and non-finance personnel on a daily basis. This is a role suited to individuals who have a broad analysis experience and the ability to provide commentary and explanation behind the numbers and analysis that is produced.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.