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Commercial Finance Analyst (Buying & Merchandising)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst (Buying & Merchandising)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
REF: CG1509FABM_1505493322
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email: charlotte.garfield@vitaefr.com
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an innovative, globally recognised brand with a fantastic reputation for operating a highly progressive and supportive working culture, is looking to source an ambitious Commercial Finance Analyst to business partner with its Buying & Merchandising Team.

The role will be pivotal in supporting robust reporting, working with large volumes of data and providing insightful, value-adding recommendations and analysis that will ultimately aid decision making.

Main duties include:
* Supporting the business by producing weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting analysing trade and customer behaviour
* Conduct period end reviews of targeted income with buyers, ensuring terms conditions are adhered to and income generation is maximised, flagging any potential earnings risk for follow up and mitigation with the relevant Buying Manager
* Accountability for some areas of the P&L on a monthly/weekly basis
* Customer behaviour analysis to help support the Online Customer Conversation team
* Provide financial rigour and decision support in relation to potential Investment stock buy opportunities.

Key qualifications, skills & experience required:

* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong academic record including a minimum 2:1 degree from a highly regarded institution
* Advanced Excel
* Proven track record in an analytical role, capable of working with large quantities of data and turning this into valuable insight that can be relayed to non-finance easily
* Ability to business partner cross-functionally and build relationships with a range of stakeholders
* Positive and enthusiastic approach to delivering and exceeding expectations
* Confident, likeable character with excellent communication
* Challenges others where necessary in a professional manner, in order to deliver business objectives and ensure the best commercial outcome

This is a truly exciting opportunity for a recently qualified Commercial Finance Analyst to kick start their career in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment, where development is clearly mapped out, ensuring professional goals are achieved.

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