Senior Finance Analyst

Job Title: Senior Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: KP4677654_1559572446
Contact Name: Kishan Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

The consultancy group are currently recruiting for an Interim Senior Finance Analyst to join a well known retail brand. Your role would be support the opening of new stores as well as store refurbishments.

Project Appraisal

  • Challenge Ad-hoc project requests
  • Assist to produce business cases for relevant project requests that need one
  • Work with I.T. PMO for submissions and business cases
  • Able to design and produce "Board Packs" to present capex project spend analysis

Project Maintenance

  • Maintain the statuses of all company projects
  • Project reporting - automate project reporting to track actuals vs. budget against POs
  • Communicate project completion to relevant finance teams to aid asset creation
  • Conduct project close meetings with project manager for lessons learnt
  • Ensure bulk purchase projects are re-allocated to relevant department

Planning (Budget, Forecast and 5 Year Plan)

  • Ensure project forecasts are maintained and if out of tolerance are sent for re-approval
  • Maintain the group capital forecast, understanding risks and opportunities
  • Work with relevant business departments to produce an annual Capex and Depreciation budget
  • Ensure views are aligned for future store openings

Capital Efficiency/ROI

  • Actively analyse areas of capital spend where efficiencies could be improved upon and put forward ideas
  • Determine measures for Return on Investment and educate business partners
  • Ensure 'project close' meeting is conducted for all property projects
  • Re-define store appraisal templates for capex, using increased level of parameters to determine the capital budget
  • Supplier analysis on capital spend


  • Improve automation and ease of historic capital reporting
  • Be the first point of contact for any ad-hoc projects