Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Title: Senior Commercial Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West End, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH71207
Contact Name: Edward Cardona
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 16, 2018 10:29

Job Description

Senior Commercial Finance Analyst needed for an international retailer on a 9-12 month maternity cover contract. Working closely with the Commercial Finance Manager and the EU Managing Director, this role will play a pivotal part within the organisation, supporting the brands commercial and FP&A process across the whole EU business. If you're a qualified Finance Analyst with a vast amount of retail experience, we'd love to hear from you!

The role has a healthy mix of strategic planning, budgeting & forecasting, business partnering and performance reporting.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Partnering the Commercial Finance Manager in driving the business and financial performance forward
  • Act as a key business partner to internal and external stakeholders, both finance and non-finance
  • Take ownership of the brands profit and loss accounts across retail and wholesale channels
  • Various performance reporting
  • Liaise with budget holders across the brand to deliver in depth variance analysis
  • Lead the brands budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Assist with long term strategic planning of the EU business

Candidate requirements

  • Qualified Accountant with at least 5 years' experience in commercial finance role
  • Retail experience is essential
  • Be a confident business partner and the confidence to liaise with senior stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of Excel
  • Possess high attention to detail and have a 'can do' attitude

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