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Graduate Finance Analyst

  • Location West London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference SVWPERM05

Graduate Finance Analyst
£27,000 + study support and benefits
West London

I am recruiting for a bright Finance Graduate to join an international Retail firm in West London in an exciting new position. This is an incredible opportunity for someone commercially minded and wanting to pursue a career as a Finance analyst.

The main purpose of this role is to provide strong and proactive assistance of the finance & commercial teams with analysis of the business, management reporting, budgeting and other ad-hoc finance analysis.

Responsibilities will include:

* Assistance to the Finance team for monthly financial closings
* Posting of invoices
* Credit card and cash reconciliations
* In-depth analysis of commercial results (sales & margins)
* Monthly reporting to business stakeholders
* Financial support to operations (stores managers, operation director) and to marketing (promotions analysis)
* Ad-hoc analysis upon request of Operations or Finance director

Candidate specification:

Top Business School
Good knowledge of Excel - can demonstrate understanding and experience of pivot tables and Vlook ups. Macro would be an advantage
Good command of spoken and written English
First experience of business analyst / Audit position through internship
Able to work independently and suggest solutions to queries raised
Strong attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Ability to organise work around tight deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group (executives, accountants, store managers…)