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Financial Analyst - Retail

Job Title: Financial Analyst - Retail
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Full Study Support
REF: GB3107FINANALY_1533032805
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email: Guy.barwell@vitaefr.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Financial Analyst - FP&A
Luton, Bedfordshire
£35,000 - £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits + Full Study Support

Are you a Part-Qualified or Nearly Qualified CIMA / ACCA accountant looking for your next move to progress your career. If you are we have a fantastic opportunity working for this Market leading retail organisation that continues to show impressive growth, innovation and market development. Tracking above the competition and backed with an impressive 5 year growth plan we are again recruiting for a new role within the Financial Planning & Analysis team.

We are looking for a top tier commercially focused and analytically minded graduate who is currently studying towards or is at the final stages of their CIMA or ACCA studies. Ideally you will have previous experience (2 years plus) within a Management Accounting for Financial Analysis environment.

The role is a newly created role so there is great opportunity to shape the role and make it your own. The role also works across the business so you will have access and exposure to the senior management team on a daily basis and an audience with key Directors.
The role is centred on budgeting and forecasting and you will be given responsibility for running the annual budgeting process, quarterly forecasting process and the delivery of weekly sales reporting and forecasts.

Key responsibilities;
Responsible for financial planning and forecasting
Working closely with the Head of FP&A and across the business to develop budgeting & forecasting processes
Working with senior retail managers to deliver sales forecasts
Own the monthly sales and labour forecast, working with Operational Directors and area managers
Working with pricing strategy teams to develop margin plans
Review, analyse and interrogate forecast submissions and challenge the business where required
Consolidate and present financial plans to key Senior Managers and Directors, including the CFO.

Applicants must be confident and effective communicators who are capable of analysing, interpreting and presenting financial information.
Good organisational skills and time management are essential to this role.
If this sounds like a good career move for you please apply without delay and the shortlist will be completed in the next 2 weeks.

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