Senior Finance Analyst - Fashion Retail

Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst - Fashion Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £38000.00 - £43500.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH53727
Contact Name: Jocasta Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2016 16:11

Job Description

We're currently seeking a qualified or finalist level Commercial Finance Analyst for a fantastic E-commerce business based in Central London.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an Analyst who enjoys driving continuous improvement including systems efficiency, with a passion for retail and wants to develop within this industry.

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • To lead various forecasting processes including monthly re-forecast and yearly budget
  • To provide detailed and clear analysis on costs vs forecast including reporting on KPI's, highlighting risks and opportunities to forecast
  • To make recommendations to drive cost efficiency
  • To roll out Cognos implementation in all forecasting, reporting and long-term planning models
  • To interpret non-financial information and integrate it into financial reports
  • To provide regular ad-hoc analysis and support on potential initiatives and scenario planning

The successful candidate will be:

  • Finalist / Newly Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Financial Planning and Analysis experience
  • Strong financial modelling & analytical skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Ideally have COGNOS knowledge

Proactive candidates will find this role extremely enjoyable and in exchange the company offers excellent benefits.

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.