Commercial Finance Analyst

Reporting to:           Senior Commercial Finance Manager

Department:            Finance

Location:                 Richmond, London

 

We are looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst to support the Senior Commercial Finance Manager in the preparation of timely & accurate reports & financial plans for the business, and in providing insightful financial support & insight to the Marketing & Commercial teams, here at notonthehighstreet.com in Richmond.

Key Accountabilities

  • Prepares timely, accurate & high quality monthly management accounts & other regular financial reporting, with commentary that communicates the trends & challenges facing the business
  • Supports the Senior Commercial Finance Manager to prepare accurate quarterly budgets & forecasts for the business
  • Develops sales, margin & profit analyses that identify the key levers of performance for the business
  • Supports the Marketing & Commercial Teams with robust & insightful analysis
  • Supports the Senior Commercial Finance Manager & CFO with ad hoc analysis when required

Working Relationships

  • Senior Commercial Finance Manager
  • Financial Controller, Core Finance Team & CFO
  • Category, Marketing & Operational teams

Knowledge, Experience & Skills

  • Recently qualified accountant (ideally ACCA /CIMA)
  • Highly numerate with a strong attention to detail, with ability to explain complex financial concepts to non-financial people
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated & intellectually curious; able to ask challenging questions, and see them through to find the answer
  • Excellent problem solving skills; ability to think on their feet
  • Strong commercial awareness & ability to see the “big picture”
  • Strong communicator: develops & maintains good working relationships with colleagues, and has credibility with peers & senior managers
  • Enjoys working in fast-paced environment
  • Good team player, but also able to work under own guidance as required
  • Graduate with at least a 2:1
  • Intermediate to high Excel ability essential (e.g. vlookups, sumifs)
  • Experience working in an online/retail business is a bonus
  • SQL literacy desirable, although not essential

If you think you have the required skills and experience to make a difference to our business, please get in touch with us at careers@notonthehighstreet.com, with a covering note, your CV and an indication of your salary expectations.