Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £52,000 to £57,000 per year

  • Contact:

    Bhavan

  • Contact email:

    bhavan.aujla@altumconsulting.co.uk

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-18

Chartered Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Finance, Accounting, commercial finance, financial analysis, business partnering, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, financial reporting, consumer goods, retail, FTSE 100, Excel, Powerpoint, SAP, cost, finance analyst, stakeholder management

 

A FTSE 100 Consumer business has an excellent opportunity available for a newly qualified accountant (ACA from a leading accounting practice or CIMA with experience in Consumer Goods/Retail) to gain commercial finance experience with their Marketing division. 

The Finance Analyst will be involved in supporting the change in direction of the Marketing function as part of a wider, ongoing transformation. The role will involve business partnering the Heads of Marketing and their teams, providing analytical and financial support, driving cost control and a profit-centric attitude. You'll also manage the forecasting/planning and reporting process for the team, as well as provide insightful analysis and challenge on business cases to support decision making.

 

Key accountabilities:

  • Business partnering the Marketing budget holders, supporting them through the annual planning and reporting process
  • Drive insight through in-depth analysis to challenge current assumptions and identify opportunities
  • Manage Marketing cost base, taking ownership of latest estimates
  • Weekly reporting on loyalty programme markdown and quarterly reporting on its profitability
  • Working closely with HR in order to manage the Marketing Head Office staffing budget 
  • Provide accounting expertise to commercial colleagues where required
  • Supporting the Finance Manager with ad hoc review and analysis

 

Person specification:

  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA
  • Ability to communicate with both commercial colleagues and finance teams
  • Ability to build & maintain effective working relationships with operational & finance teams 
  • Quick learner, enthusiastic and solution driven
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Finance systems – knowledge of SAP preferable (ECC and BPC)

 

If you fit the criteria and are interested in this position then please don't hesitate to apply.

 

Chartered Accountant, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Finance, Accounting, commercial finance, financial analysis, business partnering, budgeting, forecasting, financial planning, financial reporting, consumer goods, retail, FTSE 100, Excel, Powerpoint, SAP, cost, finance analyst, stakeholder management