Finance Analyst - Retail

Job Title: Finance Analyst - Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Study Support
Start Date: ASAP
REF: EA_0702FA_1549540793
Contact Name: Emily Amos
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Finance Analyst to work within a vibrant and dynamic team in one of the fastest growing retail businesses in the UK.

The successful candidate will be supporting the operations team, offering quality commercial insight and ensuring that key business decisions improve profitability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Partner to the Operations Directors
  • Deliver the monthly financials to the ops team
  • Weekly sales and key cost line forecasting
  • Monthly financial reporting including P&L's
  • Cost exception reporting highlighting areas that have been overspent vs budget
  • Providing support and analysis on key business projects and presenting to key senior decision makers
  • Playing a key role in the full year budgeting process

Skills Required:

  • Strong Excel skills with good formula knowledge like: VLOOKUP, SUMIF, MATCH, the ability to create and format graphs and tables and use large data extracts
  • Intermediate PowerPoint skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Attention to detail