Online Financial Analyst

Chiswick/Home Based, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4257
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
27/11/2020

ONLINE FINANCIAL ANALYST - CHISWICK/HOME BASED, WEST LONDON

You will have complete ownership of the online P&L, with a focus on profitability by territory. This is a great role for someone to help shape our online business working with teams across the business.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Complete ownership of the online P&L, with a focus on profitability by territory.
  • Pre and post analysis of online promotions to ensure financially viable and providing commentary on key highlights and learnings.
  • Lead the online team to submit annual budget for the global online business, working extensively with buying and merchandising, online trade, digital marketing and IT.
  • Forecast and periodical re-forecast of online P&L, highlighting key risks and opportunities to senior management.
  • Responsible for all online month end postings, working closely with finance team to ensure accurate. Producing and presenting monthly commentary to senior management on key variances against budget and last year. 
  • Supporting digital marketing and online trade team with monthly financial review. Working closely to evaluate revenue and spend, by channel, with a strong focus on ROI.
  • Ownership of weekly reporting on sales, margin and key digital KPI’s, tracking actual performance against budget and last year.
  • Supporting the online team on financial modelling and strategic analysis on large investment projects to be presented to Finance for approval.
  • Preparation and review of smaller investment and commercial business appraisals and providing recommendations and post investment appraisal of Online projects.
  • Own and maintain financial models to assist with short term business decisions, for example promotions, discount analysis and delivery analysis.
  • Creating presentations for senior management and assisting with preparation for board meetings.
  • Undertake other analytical work as requested.

About your experience: 

  • Good numerical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Qualified or studying towards accounting qualification preferable (ACCA/CIMA).
  • Retail experience would be advantageous
  • Advanced excel skills (including vlookups, pivot tables, macros desired)  
  • Power Point presentation creation skills

A bit about you: 

  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Commercially minded and customer focussed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Able to develop and maintain working relationships throughout the business
  • Planning and prioritisation skills with the ability to adapt to ad hoc demands

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:

Flexible working
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance

 

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