Senior Online Financial Analyst

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Senior Online Financial Analyst
Do you love all things Ecommerce?
Are you qualified or a part qualified (ACCA/CIMA)?
Do you love all things luxury retail?
If YES, we may have the role for you… 
Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a Senior Online Financial Analyst in our Head Office in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.  

How we reward your hard work… 

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as. 

  • Up to 40% off fashion  
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers 
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits 
  • Clothing allowance 

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay! 

About the role…

As Senior Online Financial Analyst you will have complete ownership of the Online & IT P&L, with a focus on profitability by territory. As Senior Online Financial Analyst your responsibilities will include:

  • Pre and post analysis of online promotions to ensure financially viable and providing commentary on key highlights and learnings.
  • Lead the budget process for the online team in submitting 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 & IT 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 IT, 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 with 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.

Is this you? 

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different.  Do you have:

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

Where do I sign? 
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! 

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us. 

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