Why Join the Commercial Finance Team?
The Commercial Finance team plays a critical role in our business, partnering with senior leaders and their teams to provide clear and accurate planning and forecasting, helping to ensure our commercial success and achieve our mission of ‘helping every household make the most of their money’.
This is a fixed-term opportunity to cover maternity to last approximately 12 months from January 2022.
The immediate team are based in London but we could consider our other offices in Ewloe or Manchester too. Our new hybrid working model requires us to be in the office 40% of our time, the rest can be worked from home.
Why Our Role?
The Assistant Finance Analyst will work with the FP&A Manager to deliver clear and insightful reporting and analysis throughout the planning and reporting cycle. This role will be a key point of contact for the wider commercial finance team, ensuring the smooth-running of key processes including rolling forecasts, annual budget, strategy and monthly reporting.
What will you be doing?
- Key point of contact for commercial finance Business Partners
- Communication of deadlines
- Pre-populating standard views from BI tool wherever possible
- Consolidating submissions
- Answering queries on process
- Regular processes (including month-end, rolling forecast, budget, strategy)
- Populating exec and plc board packs
- Providing ad hoc analysis as required
- Maintenance of the commercial finance calendar
- Developing and maintaining core documents
- Ensure that commercial finance team have visibility of and access to core documents (Board packs, forecast packs, market data etc.)
- Ad hoc analysis and support for FP&A Manager as required
What do you need to excel in this role?
We are looking for someone who has experience of building and analysis of reports within a commercial finance team, preferably in a retail/online business. You will need to have familiarity with reporting commitments of a listed business.
You should have experience of working with large amounts of numerical data using Microsoft excel and be able to use business intelligence tools.
We are a fast-paced environment so you will need to have the flexibility to adapt to new challenges and tight deadlines, working independently and needing to manage own workload and conflicting priorities. You will have a real customer and on ensuring that everything we do delivers a great outcome for our customers and work with different stakeholders in the business on a regular basis. Studying towards a professional accountancy qualification, most likely CIMA or ACCA is desirable.
We are an inclusive, anti-racist and equal opportunity employer that values diversity. This means we respect and embrace differences in gender identity, race, ethnic origin, sexual expression and orientation, religion and faith, age, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, social background, education and way of thinking. We’re a place where you can be you.
Our customers and users come from different backgrounds, as do our colleagues. We welcome applications from everyone, and particularly encourage women and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates to apply as we’re actively building representation that’s more closely reflective of the communities we serve. Our appointments are made on merit, following a robust and objective assessment process, and the candidate with the highest score is offered the role. If you’re passionate about our purpose of helping households save money and excited about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.
We understand that job adverts only say so much and you’re likely to have a lot of questions. If you’d like to know anything before applying such as more on the location, salary, our parental leave policy etc, please just let us know and we’ll be happy to help. You may contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be aware that, if you’re successful in securing this position, the offer will be subject to several colleague checks that may include: identity, right to work in the UK, credit, criminal record, references and, where relevant, professional qualifications.
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