Senior Finance Analyst

Posted 6 April by Cedar Easy Apply

A market leading, retail business based in London is seeking to appoint a Senior Finance Analyst to join the Retail Finance team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Evaluate and challenge performance for relevant areas of income, cost and investment decisions, with the objective of maximizing POL profitability
  • Evaluate and challenge the team on monthly performance of sales and net income
  • Review and challenge specific areas of overheads cost base, articulating variances and recommending remedial action for areas of overspend
  • Produce insightful month end variance analysis to inform upwards reporting to the Functional leadership team and Financial Control team
  • Input to budgeting and forecasting process for function to deliver a robust plan
  • Build and understanding of Product P&Ls articulating the results to key stakeholders in the functional teams
  • Provide expert advice and an independent view to the Finance Leadership Team, CFO and functional lead team
  • Provide modelling support for business cases
  • Evaluate business cases for investment decisions - challenge assumptions and ensure compliance with POL governance processes

Key desirables:

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA) and minimum of 2 years post qualification experience
  • Good understanding of finance systems (particularly SAP and Business Objects packages)

Required skills

  • "senior finance analyst"; "finance analyst"; "ACA"; "ACCA"; "CIMA"; "retail"; "commercial finance"; "fp&a"

Reference: 34845345

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