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Finance Analyst - Ecommerce

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Support Centre Location

London Office


Closing Date:

11/08/2017


More about the role

An excellent opportuntiy for someone looking for their first corproate finance role who has recently graduated with a Maths or Economics degree wanting to work within a mulitnational fashion business and gain great exposure.
 

THE ROLE:

 

Reporting into the Finance Manager, you will support and help manage the functional relationships and helps implement business strategy and drive business performance through accurate, reliable and insightful financial reporting and analysis, to aid commercial decision making. You will be reponsible for driving efficiency through developing and refining current procedures, and identifying any issue.

 

NEW LOOK:


Here at New Look we like to think of ourselves as Rock Stars! Within our buzzing environment all our talented people work hard but we ensure some fun is thrown in too! We are entering a bold and brave new phase and we’re striving to be a fashion brand with attitude. Fashion is personal and we want everyone to celebrate self-expression, helping our customers to look good, feel great and express themselves with fashion. At New Look, the only rule is that there are no rules and we want people who can make a difference, think big, think brave and aren’t afraid to make mistakes.


LIFE AT NEW LOOK:


London and Weymouth are the core homes of our Icons within key support functions such as Buying, Merchandising, Design, Digital, HR, Finance to name a few… Not forgetting our stores which are the heart of our business, bringing all of the creativity and innovation to life and our distribution centres in Stoke-on-Trent supplying the goods.

All of our products are designed within our support centre to help you express your style, your way. We will give you the opportunity to be the best, boldest and most individual self within your job role allowing you to take your skill set wherever you want it to go.

As a growing global workplace there will be opportunity to mobilise your skillset should you want to work internationally. You will be working alongside inspirational leaders, colleagues and friends who will embrace your ideas.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

• Business partner with key operational ecommerce stakeholders to influence and assist in providing insight to ensure key operational KPI’s are robust and delivered
• Preparation of the month end accounts, processing accruals & prepayments, journal posting and analysis & commentary on variances to f’cast.
• Own specific variable P&L cost lines producing robust and accurate Forecasts
• Produces daily and weekly sales and trade reporting
• Responsible for budgeting & forecasting specific International Markets, supporting Senior Finance Analyst in obtaining sign off for market KPI’s.
• Works with Senior Finance Analyst and International Trade Mgr. to track Sales and Margin performance, by setting challenging and robust targets and accurate reporting and analysis.
• Partner with the Digital Marketing team to plan and manage weekly budgets, including monthly reforecasting. Challenge the team and external agencies on performance targets, highlighting unprofitable areas as well as areas of investment opportunity
• Build and maintain respectful relationships with the DM and CRM teams which allow decisions to be challenged and executed in a commercial manner
• Analyse profitably of trade driving activity, identifying mechanisms to drive key trade metrics (footfall, conversion, AOV etc)
• Identify growth opportunities through current trading channels (ecomm, Mcomm etc) and investigate further channels to market.
 

 

KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

 

  • Retail experience is highly preferable
  • Understanding of business environments and a sound level of commercial awareness ideally with knowledge of Ecommerce

 • Strong financial control skills
• The ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a time pressured environment where re-prioritising is the norm
• Solid analytical and data interpretation skills utilising strong Excel Skills
• Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to challenge when required and work well within and across both finance and operational teams
• The desire to complete a recognised professional qualification (CIMA / ACCA) and ideally be already studying towards this.

 

YOU GET:


As well as the opportunity for great career progression, there is everything from bonus schemes to season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you - including a huge staff discount of 50%, holiday days and access to our New Look Rewards which include some amazing discounts across a number of different businesses.
 


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