Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40,000 to £45,000

  • Contact:

    Bhavan

  • Contact email:

    bhavan.aujla@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-14

Chartered Accountant, ACA, CIMA, finance analyst, cost analysis, financial analysis, Excel, financial reporting, business partnering, stakeholder management, commercial finance, budgeting, forecasting, business cases, investment appraisals, modelling, KPI's, FMCG, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail, Oracle, Essbase

 

Altum have partnered an internationally renowned fashion retail business to recruit a Finance Analyst to join the commercial finance team based in central London. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recently qualified accountant with strong management accounts skills to join a household name in the fashion retail space.

The role will give you an opportunity to business partner with central department teams, exposure to annual budgeting and periodic forecasting with department Heads, as well as exposure to producing business cases for investments. 

 

Key responsibilities: 

Reporting & Analysis

  • Ownership of cost reporting, analyse periodic variances to budget to prior year and preparing commentary for department heads
  • Streamline processes and reporting to understand costs and deliver more analysis
  • Ownership of key models
  • Support Finance Business Partner in producing periodic reports, identifying key cost drivers by department and support post investment appraisals
  • Preparation & analysis of department KPIs
  • Ensure timely periodic exception reporting to all department heads

Business Partnering

  • Develop an understanding of key cost drivers and reporting requirements for all departments
  • Ensure ownership and accuracy of forecasts in time for board reporting             
  • Preparation of tailored reporting to department heads to allow better decision making
  • Identify cost proposals which lead to operational efficiencies
  • Monitor key Company cost drivers

 

Person specification:

  • Recently ACA or CIMA qualified
  • Strong excel skills
  • Possess strong analytical an management accounts skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Confidence to challenge senior business partners
  • Commercial experience in FMCG/Retail desirable but not essential

 

If you fit the criteria and are excited by this opportunity then please don't hesitate to apply. 

 

Chartered Accountant, ACA, CIMA, finance analyst, cost analysis, financial analysis, Excel, financial reporting, business partnering, stakeholder management, commercial finance, budgeting, forecasting, business cases, investment appraisals, modelling, KPI's, FMCG, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Retail, Oracle, Essbase