Finance Analyst

Finance Analyst

KennedyPearce is currently recruiting a Finance Analyst on behalf of a Fashion Retailer.

This role is to support the Senior Finance Analyst in providing effective financial challenge and support to their business partner(s). This will be achieved via the production of timely and accurate financial information which can be used by the finance team to support business partners with performance review and informed decision making to drive business profitability.

The analyst role supports the senior finance analyst and will work within the finance team. The role will be required to provide timely accurate information appropriate for distribution to the key business partners, will be responsible for producing relevant management account information and maintaining their balance sheets. The role also needs to support the senior finance analyst in the production and completion of budgeting and forecasting deliverables.

Key Responsibilities

* To produce timely information for sales, margin, costs and stock as appropriate
* To contribute to the month end routines of the management accounts including journal entry and balance sheet reconciliations
* To coordinate the setup of new departments and concession partners.
* To provide detailed and clear analysis on trading performance
* To undertake analysis for potential initiatives using financial modelling techniques
* To become familiar with and report on KPIs
* To support the budgeting and forecasting process
* To produce reports which are easily understood by non-financial people
* To contribute to the improvement of reporting and analysis
* To deal with queries and requests in a professional manner

General

* To participate in ad hoc projects as required
* To work in a collaborative manner, sharing ideas and information with colleagues
* To continually seek ways to improve own performance both technically and behaviourally
* To represent the finance community in line with values
* Understand and support the delivery of the strategy and initiatives

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