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Financial Analyst

  • Brentford (TW8), Brentford
  • Competitive Salary with great Bens

We currently have a fantastic job opportunity for a Financial Analyst to join our head office team based at Syon Park, Middlesex. You will be part of a growing business across our 150 UK Wyevale Garden Centres.

The successful candidate will ideally come from a retail or FMCG background and demonstrate initiative and will take responsibility for commercial issues. You will a successful track record of business partnering across trading and marketing, and you will thrive from working in a successful environment and be comfortable working cross functionally.

Job responsibilities:

Work closely with business partners and assist them to understand the current forecast business performance and likely implications so as to enable commercial decision-making.

Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting and analysis of the results of the division’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.

Develop and Maintain weekly and monthly reports for the different divisions across the business

Provide insightful commentary on weekly and monthly performance by division

Assist with periodic forecasting and yearly Budgeting, developing models and challenging assumptions

Adhoc analysis as needed to assist with commercial decision making

Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been adhered to.

Responsible for performing special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.

Provide practical business leadership to drive business decision making across the company.

Be first point of contact for issues and any questions.

Requirements:

Strong core retail/FMCG related experience.

Strong research and analysis skills.

Effective communication skills (Written & Verbal).

Ability to succeed in a team environment.

Customer Service Oriented.

Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls.

Able to work within a fast paced but fun environment.

So why join us?

We are one of the best known and fastest-growing gardening brands, we’re really well placed to offer all kinds of varied career paths. So, whether you’re looking for the challenge of a new role, want to develop your skills, or progress to a bigger role, we’d love to talk to you.

We understand that our people have lives, and want them to also enjoy their time outside of work, so we offer the support and flexibility to balance the two.

In addition to a great team and inspirational working environment, we’re offering a competitive salary and benefits package.

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