Finance Manager

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Finance
Job reference:
BBBH135378_1616005253
Posted:
27 days ago

Finance Manager

3 Month Contract (April to June 2021)

Paddington, London

It is an exciting time to join the International Team as it enters the growth phase of the transformation plan which includes turbocharging Online growth with an ambition to more than double the size of the channel in the next few years.

This presents a great opportunity for a Finance Manager to business partner the International Onli...

Finance Manager

3 Month Contract (April to June 2021)

Paddington, London

It is an exciting time to join the International Team as it enters the growth phase of the transformation plan which includes turbocharging Online growth with an ambition to more than double the size of the channel in the next few years.

This presents a great opportunity for a Finance Manager to business partner the International Online team in managing the growth outputs ensuring a sustainable commercial model in both the short and long term.

You will have accountability for the Online channel P&L taking full ownership from sales revenue to operating profit. You will also play a crucial role in supporting the Senior Finance Manager and the Online leadership Team in the financial analysis of growth and investment decisions.

About the role

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building strong relationships in business partnering the International Online Team to support sustainable and profitable growth in the channel
  • Working alongside the shared service centre in preparing accurate and timely Online monthly management accounts
  • Understanding and articulating Online performance by selling channel from sales revenue to operating profit including close management of the Online cost base
  • Presenting a monthly performance overview to the International Online Leadership Team, demonstrating an understanding of variances against KPIs and providing insightful financial analysis to help guide decision making
  • Preparing financial reporting and commentary on performance for quarterly International Investor Relations review
  • Managing the International Online planning cycle including 3YP, annual budgets and regular forecasts working closely with commercial colleagues in articulating key performance drivers, risks and opportunities for the business unit
  • Reviewing of weekly trade performance highlighting key themes and providing input to the trading summary for the International Leadership Team
  • Ensuring integration of new Online models into financial systems and financial reporting processes

About you

Your skills and experience will include:

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with previous experience in online business or retail preferred
  • Sound financial acumen in both a commercial and technical capacity
  • Ability to manage time and evolving priorities in a short time frame
  • Excellent analytical skills, uses data effectively to provide insightful and value adding analysis
  • Can build strong relationships across the multiple Teams (both Finance and non-Finance)
  • Challenges and influences senior stakeholders, presents information in an astute and articulate manner
  • A self-starter, uses initiative and works independently within a wider Team framework
  • Can adapt and thrive in a changing and challenging environment working at pace and urgency
  • Intermediate or advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
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