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Financial Analyst

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

What you'll do as a Finance Analyst:

·         Assist with production of daily performance update, highlighting key financial metrics and commentary to the wider business

·         Assist with the collation of weekly analysis on performance, with a particular focus on financial performance by geography and website. Use this analysis to identify and highlight key weekly trends and recommendations to be communicated to Director group

·         Hourly trading performance

·         Support Commercial Finance Manager in preparation of annual Budget and weekly / monthly / quarterly re-forecasts

·         Build relationships with non-finance staff, assisting them with analysis to support strategic business decisions

·         Pro-actively work with Marketing Finance Business Partner to understand marketing channel performance and identify potential risks or opportunities to business growth

·         Understand cost drivers impacting profitability of newly acquired brands, work with stakeholders to analyse and forecast these costs and identify areas where efficiencies can be achieved

·         Contribution to weekly and ad hoc trading analysis including product, carriage & ecommerce, as required

What we want from a Finance Analyst:

·         Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA

·         Experience with Google Analytics, Hitwise, Qlikview, other BI tools (preferred)

·         Comfortable dealing with and influencing senior business stakeholders

·         Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information

·         Experience of working with large scale volumes of data and data modelling

·         Strong Excel Skills