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Senior Finance Analyst

  • Location Watford
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH135974
  • Salary £55000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
  • Specialisation Retail
  • Posted July 13, 2022

I'm working with a Global retailer, currently recruiting a ambitious individual wanting to make their mark in the world of Commercial Finance.

This role will offer excellent exposure across the Commercial Finance team in a genuine value add role. You will play a key part in the expansion plans across Europe, in both store and E-commerce as the brand continues to grow. Responsible for over £80m of P&L expenditure and £10m of capital, you will also provide analytical support to the Store Operations team and business partner with other finance functions.

The role;

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager to help partner the Stores Leadership team on the Stores P&L to support the delivery of business and financial goals
  • Provide analytical support to the Store Operations team, ensure a high standard of financial controls and visibility of key metrics across non payroll lines, with the aim of making the best business decision
  • Understand capital initiatives driven by Buying and Store Operations, work with the operations to evaluate financial impact and support the implementation plan
  • Support the headcount strategy for Store Operations over the next three years and track against the agreed headcount investment
  • Work collaboratively across the Retail Finance team to share learnings, work consistently and leverage all P&L lines

What we are looking for;

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience of supporting a commercial operations team
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships to deliver results
  • Curious about the business and drivers of performance
  • Can describe complex ideas simply and to non-finance teams
  • Enjoys working in a team environment

With one of the largest finance teams in the Home Counties, they attract some of the best talent in both Hertfordshire and Central London due to the quick and easy commute.