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Finance Analyst (Retail & FTSE 100)

Job Title: Finance Analyst (Retail & FTSE 100)
Contract Type: permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Study Support, 10% Bonus & Excellent Bens
REF: CG1601FA_1516124499
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a highly sought after employer of choice and FTSE 100 consumer brand, has a rare requirement, due to consistent talent planning and progression, for a Part-Qualified Finance Analyst to join its fast-paced Department. This particular role will sit within the Digital & Technology (D&T) Team, but you will benefit from a rotational structure that will see you move internally within 18 months.

You will be a key player in this high profile team, responsible for the accurate and timely accounting of Sales, Stock, Stock Loss and Margin. Acting as a main contact across trading finance, you will liaise with other Business Unit finance teams in ensuring accurate reporting and driving better, more efficient ways of working.

Core duties include:
* Accurate period end accounting for stock and margin to produce final Trading Profit
* Working with online trading team to ensure smooth process
* Periodic reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
* Carry out training sessions for new BU finance colleagues
* Working closely with finance operations teams to resolve queries
* Understand variances between sales and profit figures

The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre, with a minimum 2:1 degree from a well-regarded institution and be studying towards an ACCA/CIMA qualification. You must have strong working knowledge of Excel and experience of working in a fast-paced, finance function.

You will be a confident communicator, clearly capable of interacting with senior stakeholders and being a strong voice for finance when needed. You must have examples to date where you have demonstrated a proactive and positive approach to tasks; taking challenges head on and coming up with creative solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated, highly ambitious and commercially astute Finance Analyst to join an organisation with a hugely enjoyable culture and one that can propel your career, providing constant challenge and reward.

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