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Business Development Finance Analyst

  • Location London
  • Job type Contract
  • Reference BBBH123809

Business Development Finance analyst
up to £40k
Hybrid working/West End office
12 month FTC

I am recruiting for an experienced Commercial Finance analyst to join a FTSE100 Retail firm in London for a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. This role plays a key part in helping the organisation exit its wholesale business in a controlled manner, honouring its commitment to customers, and de-commissioning its financial processes, Support the run-off Business Development commercial team to deliver financial reporting and controls for a range of customer accounts.

The role will include:

Supporting with production and interpretation of financial reporting using Excel
Working closely with the Business Development team to understand the commercial and financial implications of new opportunities
Supporting with ad hoc financial settlements with customers and suppliers, liaising with the Finance Operations team
Working with 3rd parties (e.g. UK/Overseas Customers, Logistics Organisations) to resolve financial matters
Working with the Technical Accounting team to support the period end close
Working with the Tech team to support with an ongoing automation project
Perform ad hoc analysis in excel to support the commercial team
Helping maintain appropriate financial controls for new and live opportunities

Candidate specification:

Part-qualified accountant CIMA/ACCA/ACA
Strong excel skills and highly systems literate to maximise efficiency
Knowledge of the wholesale sector would be an advantage
Knowledge of Oracle Financial would be an advantage
Strong analytical skills
Ability to prioritise effectively
High intellectual curiosity and willingness to proactively investigate new ideas
High level of personal integrity
Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people