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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £350 - £375 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: FA 452_1547552515
Contact Name: Christian Pampellonne
Contact Email: christian@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting a Corporate Finance Analyst for a global retail and wholesale business based in Central London. You will be responsible for working on a variety of projects, undertaking detailed analysis to provide greater insight into the drivers of performance, helping to identify and guide the strategic direction of the business.

Key Requirements:

  • Undertake trend analysis on the product portfolio, identifying change and how it its impact on the performance of the business.
  • This will require detailed analysis, utilising a database built from individual sales transactions and product information to breakdown these trends into constituent components that may have impacted performance, including
  • Support the Directors of Corporate Finance and Strategy to produce presentations to key stakeholders including Board members
  • Build on the product analysis to understand the accuracy of the business to forecast demand and optimise sell-through.
  • Help support projects to forecast the anticipated impact of potential product retail price increases.
  • This will include modelling scenarios to reflect likely customer behaviour including decisions to buy or not buy or to purchase alternative products.
  • Review the performance of new stores against forecasts in investment approvals including trading, maturity profiles, any potential local market disturbance from new openings and capital control.
  • Identify key recommendations to improve the investment decision process including methodology of appraisal and key characteristics that help drive store performance.

Requirements:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a corporate finance/strategic analysis/commercial role, preferably within a multi-channel, international retail business.
  • Advanced Excel modelling