To provide full support to the Online business on daily & weekly sales reporting & analysis. Supporting in calculating the month-end cost accruals for the online business. Analysing performance and the monthly P&Ls compared to forecast and supporting the Online team on ad hoc projects and analysis.
What you will be doing:
Reporting to the Senior Online Finance Analyst and support the Online team to manage their P&L
To produce the daily & weekly sales reports for publication to the business in an accurate and timely manner.
Analysis of performance of promotions & events. Support the Online team to highlight opportunity and risks.
Responsible for preparation of Online Management report. Responsible for all online month end postings, calculation of accruals, business partnering with budget holders and finance to ensure reports are accurate.
Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and forecasts
Analysis of sales and margins for online and providing commentary of variances compared to budget and last year
Analysis on performance of key cost lines against budget to help the business track and manage costs
Continuous improvement of both the preparation and presentation of reporting requirement
Prepare the weekly sales reconciliation analysis, raising and resolving any discrepancies with IT and the customer service centre and submitting this to finance
Assist Senior Financial Analyst with ad hoc queries/projects
A bit about your experience
Good numerical skills.
Part-qualified or keen to start studying towards an accounting qualification (ACCA/ACA)
Retail experience would be advantageous
Experience of working in finance department.
A bit about you
Strong interpersonal skills – able to work as part of a team and liaising with external concessions is an integral part of this role.
Good communication & presentation skills.
Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Good planning and prioritisation skills. Able to work in a methodical manner whilst working on multiple projects.
Good attention to detail.
Excellent PC skills – intermediate Excel (including PivotTables, Data Filters, V-lookups etc).
Interest in understanding systems and making improvements.
All your hard work, rewarded:
Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance