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Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

 

The jobholder is responsible for producing analysis and providing insight to help key stakeholders around the business understand the financial impacts of commercial decisions within their brand.

This role will focus on the brands acquired more recently by the Boohoo Group, which include Nasty Gal, Karen Millen, Coast and MissPap, and will therefore provide opportunities for exposure and experience across all areas of a smaller business, while operating within a larger PLC environment.

 

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

 

  • Production and presentation of weekly trading report analysing business performance across territories. Identify key trends and recommendations to be communicated to stakeholders and directors.
  • Understand the financial impact of promotional activity. Communication of this to relevant stakeholders to enable better decision making.
  • Helping to model, understand and interpret financial implications of strategic opportunities.
  • Management of the brand marketing spend tracker including understanding, tracking and communicating daily and weekly changes to the marketing budget.
  • Reporting, analysis and assessment of marketing channel performance to support decision making by the marketing team.
  • Daily performance analysis and reporting.
  • Creation and maintenance of forecast models. Assist in the preparation of annual budget and quarterly reforecasts.
  • Produce weekly reforecasts of month end position to be shared with Group and Brand directors.
  • Provide support in the preparation of monthly Board Reports including KPI reporting.
  • Pro-actively look for opportunities to improve reporting and analysis to better support senior stakeholders.
  • Work alongside analytics and data science functions to drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes.
  • Work with other brand finance/insight teams to ensure best practice and ideas are shared.
  • Other daily and ad hoc analysis and reporting as required

 

 

Requirements:

 

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA (or equivalent) qualified
  • At least 2 years of experience in a Commercial or Corporate Finance setting.
  • Strong commercial acumen and business awareness
  • Comfortable dealing with and influencing senior business stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information.

 

Company Values:

 

The following values and behaviours underpin the working environment at Boohoo.com and we require all employees to adopt them as a prerequisite to achieve our mission statement

 

Passion

Agility

Creativity

Teamwork

 

Mission Statement:

 

“The global fashion leader for a social generation”

 

Health & Safety:

 

  • Fully understands the fire, emergency and health & safety procedures of the workplace
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are taken care of immediately, and are reported appropriately.
  • Works in a safe and responsible manner, within the framework of legislation and workplace specific policies.

 

Miscellaneous:

 

  • Is an ambassador for the brand
  • Attends training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management, including the HR Director.
  • Assists colleagues by completing tasks outside own job role when requested, including supporting associated companies.
  • Maintains own working area in a professional and organised manner.
  • Always strives to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions.