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Finance Analyst

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £27000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bethany Singer

  • Job ref:

    bs2341_1574356379

  • Published:

    21 days ago

I am currently working with a leading English footwear and clothing brand, operating globally. They are looking for an ambitious, creative and down to earth individual to join the business as a Finance Analyst. If you are enthusiastic, have a passion for retail and have experience in a commercial finance role, please apply below!

As a Finance Analyst you will be responsible for:

Monthly Reporting and Business Partnering:

  • Support accurate financial reporting by working collaboratively with the Financial accounting team.
  • Work with EMEA Marketing and Support cost centre owners to calculate the level of accruals required on a monthly basis.
  • Review accuracy of General Ledger postings and prepare journals to ensure completeness of the monthly reporting.
  • Support the month end process and help deliver P&L's to cost centre owners.
  • Production of monthly cost reporting and associated analysis of variances.
  • Supporting Finance Business Partner with providing guidance and analysis of monthly spend and latest view to key members of the EMEA Business.

Budgets and Forecasts:

  • Assisting in the budgeting/forecasting of marketing, central costs and support channel operating expenses.
  • Consolidation of EMEA budgets/forecasts
  • Assisting Finance Business Partner with production of submissions and presentations to group stakeholders and global leadership team.

As a Finance Analyst you will need:

  • Experience working in a financial reporting and analysis role.
  • Retail experience preferable either work experience or via a graduate placement.
  • Part Qualification or studying towards a qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • An ability to work independently and a strong work ethic, managing time successfully to work to agreed timetables and deadlines.
  • Team player with a good sense of humour.
  • Advanced excel skills and experience working with large data sets.
  • Confidence in building strong business partnering relationships and engaging collaboratively.
  • Proven ability to think creatively with strong problem-solving skills in order to drive continuous improvement in a dynamic working environment.
  • An analytical and questioning mind set and confidence to ask questions.
  • Finance systems at an operational level

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