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Financial Analyst - Womenswear

Job Function:
Finance
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Job Summary:

The job holder is responsible for producing analysis and providing insight to help key stakeholders around the business understand the financial impacts of commercial decisions. This will also include providing support in financial planning/forecasting at Brand level.

 

Tasks, duties & responsibilities:

  • Production of weekly trading report analysing business performance across territories. Identify and highlight key weekly trends and recommendations to be communicated to key stakeholders and directors.
  • Understand the financial impact of promotional activity. Communication of this to relevant stakeholders to enable better decision making.
  • Helping 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.
  • Other ad hoc analysis as required
  • Work alongside analytics and BI functions to drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes.
  • Other ad hoc analysis and reporting as required.

 

Requirements:

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualified
  • 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
  • Experience in ecommerce and/or a commercial finance role (preferred)s
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Hitwise, Qlikview, other BI tools (preferred)

 

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.