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Central Finance Analyst

Posted 1 February by Poundworld Retail Ltd Ended
Exciting opportunity for a Central Finance Analyst based at Head Office, Normanton (competitive salary)

Poundworld, the UK's leading value variety retailer, is looking for a Central Finance Analyst who has proven financial experience in a similar role offering a competitive salary.

Poundworld is one of the UK's leading value variety retailers with over 300 stores across the UK. It serves more than two million customers every week and employs over 6,000 people nationwide. Following significant investment from TPG Capital in May 2015, we are able to offer a fantastic, modern, office environment in Normanton, West Yorkshire.

As a Central Finance Analyst, your main aim will be to support the FP&A manager in the development of useful financial and management information, which can be used for good decision-making and to identify opportunities.

Specifically, this role is responsible for:

Development of structured financial and operational information, with clear links and dependencies.
Insightful management reporting which provides a detailed understanding of the operational and financial dynamics of the operations.
Run & manage a suite of standard central reports for senior management.
Analyse and provide challenge to all costs within the business wherever appropriate.
Assist with the preparation of the budgeting and forecasting process
Prepare analysis for the weekly/monthly performance review.
Develop insightful KPI reporting for decision support
Set and review the budgets of central departments such as IT/Legal & Insurance
Testing runs for the new BI platform & development of new reporting within BI
Maintain data & reporting integrity within BI.
Ad-hoc analysis of both BAU operations and specific projects which drives and supports improvements in company capability and profitability.
Respond to varying queries from the business

If you have, then you could be our next Central Finance Analyst.

To become our next Central Finance Analyst you must have the following skills and experience:

University degree
Retail/FMCG commercial and finance analyst experience
Operational understanding
Outstanding, demonstrable, business modelling skills
Proven record of achievement within a results driven environment
Retail experience
Strong communication skills
Ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines in a dynamic environment
Proficiency in MS Excel and experience with business intelligence tools
Appreciation of ERP systems i.e. SAP/Oracle


Analytical thinking
Attention to detail.
Planning and Organising
Influencing skills
Critical challenging
Comfort embracing change

If you have the skills and experience, and a strong work ethic, to become our new Central Finance Analyst , please click 'apply' today.

Reference: 34375922

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