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Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Uxbridge, Middlesex
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Study
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 15 Months
REF: CG1509GG_1505492593
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly regarded Retail organisation, with a stellar reputation for quality, is looking to source a top calibre Commercial Finance Analyst to join its talented team on an initial contract basis. There is ample opportunity for long-term career prospects, should the successful individual demonstrate an impressive commercial awareness and value-adding analytical skill set.

This is a truly visible role for the business, supporting the Head of Retail Finance and wider team to ensure a high standard of work is consistently adhered to. You will be partnering with Core Finance, Buying, Marketing and Systems Teams, working on any ad hoc projects that arise.

Main duties include:
* Responsible for data capture and analysis of customer loyalty discounts/schemes
* Ensure processes are accurate and efficient around customer rewards and encourage loyalty
* Advise the business on how to enhance and improve loyalty schemes
* Track and report central costs across all functions, including Buying, Marketing, Operations and Finance
* Meet and agree with senior stakeholders central costs accruals and prepayments and ensure balances are reconciled
* Lead budget and forecasts process around central costs
* Ensure cross functional alignment between FP&A Team and Retail Team on budget and forecasts

The successful candidate will be ACCA/CIMA part-qualified with a proven track record in a highly analytical, customer facing role, ideally gleaned in a multi-site retail or consumer goods environment.

You must be comfortable working cross-functionally and have a professional, credible and affable manner that allows you to build sustainable working relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will have strong planning and budgetary experience, with an analytical approach that allows you think creatively.

This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled and confident Commercial Finance Analyst to join this highly sought after organisation on a long-term contract, with potential for future career prospects should you add value. This client can offer a genuinely enjoyable and dynamic working culture, where employees are encouraged to share in success and achieve common goals.

Vitae Financial Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.