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Commercial Finance Analyst

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: October 10 2017

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a luxury, high end hand bag manufacturer and retailer with stores based in and around central London. The company is renowned for their bespoke, high end hand bags and accessories and these collections are retailing in Harrods, Liberty and Selfridges. With several new stores set for launch this year, this exciting retailer is currently looking for a Commercial Finance Analyst to join their growing team. This is an opportunity to join a creative work environment and become a part of one of the best established luxury retail brands in the UK. The successful candidate will have previous retail experience and will have an aptitude for commercial strategy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing investment appraisals and profitability analysis for new retail stores
  • Ensuring accurate budgeting and forecasting for the stores and concessions
  • Producing trend analysis on stores and concessions
  • Business partnering with the store managers and the commercial teams
  • Analysis of development options in regards to the European market
  • Producing analysis on stock and trading revenue streams
  • Providing insight and advise on cost saving procedures and new capacities and channels for growth

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Is ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualified
  • Has experience within the retail industry
  • Previously has had experience in a similar position
  • A university degree would be highly advantageous
  • Has an analytical mind with strong numerical skills
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines