Finance Analyst - Sap

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
Town :
LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Finance
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
MP01_1518608123

Company description

A luxury retail business based in central London are looking for a Finance Analyst to join the team.

Job description

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*Commercial analysis across the retail business
*Monthly in-depth analysis on Store P&Ls and KPIs
*Participate in key financial analysis and continuous improvement efforts
*Manage databases,develop ad hoc reports and prepare forecasting reports
*Deliver brand appropriate operational risk management techniques and industry best practices
*Create business reports, analyse trends, and perform analysis to support business decisions
*Support the business to understand the impact of discounting as well as monitoring damages and stock loss
*Involvement in group budgeting & forecasting process
*Weekly and monthly reporting on Store sales vs. expectations, trend and profit
*Monitoring of monthly actual performance including understanding of variances to budget, forecast and last year to aid management understanding of performance
*Preparing the cost centre reports for all Store P&L costs. Presenting these to the cost centre holders & Senior Management and dealing with any queries
*Involvement in dealing with ad hoc and regular reporting and data requests from the finance team and senior management
*Working alongside key stakeholders maintain a consistent approach to sales and margin analysis that supports the business to drive reconciliation consistency

Profile

The successful candidate will:

*ACCA or CIMA PQ
*2+ years of analytical and financial experience (preferably within a retail environment)
*Knowledge and experience of SAP would be advantageous
*Strong Excel