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Finance Analyst - Record to Report

Country : United Kingdom United Kingdom

Region : North West

County : Greater Manchester


Category : Finance

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Reporting to the Finance Manager - Food, you will be part of a robust team in a fast-paced shared service environment where passion, creativity and excellence are key. You will demonstrate a good understanding of the M&S transactional accounting processes, end to end financial control requirements and a commercial mentality.

Partnering remotely with the Central Finance team, you will need to build strong and trusted partnerships with the Finance Managers in both commercial and FP&A and their respective teams. Providing insightful financial analysis and demonstrate a profit-centric mentality in order to maximise business performance, optimise spend, minimise costs and drive profit.

What's in it for you

Being a part of M&S is exactly that - playing your part to bring the magic of M&S to our customers every day. We're an inclusive, dynamic, exciting, and ever evolving business built on doing the right thing and bringing exceptional quality, value, service to every customer, whenever, wherever and however they want to shop with us.

Here are some of the benefits we offer that make working for M&S just that little bit more special...
  • 20% colleague discount across all M&S products and many of our third-party brands for you and a member of your household.
  • Competitive holiday entitlement with the potential to buy extra holiday days!
  • A generous Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Life Assurance.
  • A dedicated welcome to our teams with a tailored induction and a wide range of training programmes to develop your skills.
  • Amazing perks and discounts via our M&S Choices portal to maximise your financial and personal wellbeing.
  • Industry-leading parental, adoption and neonatal policies, providing support and flexibility for your family.
  • Access to a fantastic range of wellbeing support for all colleagues including access to our 24/7 Virtual GP and PAM Assist to support you and your family.
  • A charity volunteer day to support a charity or cause you're passionate about through a dedicated day away from work.
What you'll do

Your key accountabilities will include:
  • Vendor funded promotion, analysis and reporting, end to end management of the same.
  • ECAN Promotional monthly processing and preparation of rebates due to M&S
  • Commercial contract management of VFP & ECAN promo activities
  • Delivering a combination of regular and ad-hoc financial reporting information to inform commercial decision making
  • Preparation, submission and analysis of monthly reporting, working closely with senior business partners in London
Who you are

Your skills and experience will include:
  • A strong accounting background with previous experience of working in a fast paced environment - Qualified or Part (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Strong communication skills and commercial awareness
  • Strong business partner management skills with the ability to build relationships and influence
  • Strong analytical capabilities, comfortable working with and accurately manipulating data to provide accurate and insightful reporting
  • Can deliver to agreed timeframes and effectively prioritise workload with a flexible and proactive approach
Everyone's Welcome

We are ambitious about the future of retail. We're disrupting, innovating and leading the industry into a more conscientious, inspiring digital era. We're redefining how we work together and offering our most exciting opportunities yet. Marks & Spencer strives to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Join us and make change happen.

We are committed to building diverse and representative teams, where everyone can bring their whole selves to work and be at their best. We support each other and work together to win together.

If you feel you'd benefit from any support or reasonable adjustments during any stage of the recruitment process, please don't hesitate to let us know when completing your application. This information will be picked up by our team, so we can try and put steps in place to help you be at your best through this process.


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