Commercial Finance & Planning Analyst (BB-BA115)

Found in: Neuvoo UK



A fantastic commercially focused finance analyst position has arisen within the Jigsaw finance team. This position will afford the successful candidate invaluable experience in a true Omni-channel retailer with a strong focus on driving the financial reporting of the online business and the restructured fantastic store portfolio.
The position is primarily responsible for supporting the Senior Commercial Finance Manager with the coordination of Financial Planning, Commercial Reporting and Insight across the group.
Jigsaw is a mid-sized business and you will therefore have multiple stakeholders that you will deal with on a day to day basis and also build a very close relationship with the Finance Director.
This is a truly exceptional opportunity for someone who wants a well rounded role in one of the preeminent British heritage Brands. Jigsaw operate 45 stores, with a further 15 concessions and an established online business.
Overseeing the production of the Periodic Management Accounts and Bank Pack reporting into the Senior
Commercial Finance Manager. Specifically, a detailed understanding of the variances to budget
Own Daily, Weekly and Monthly Sales, Gross Margin and KPI reporting for all Channels (online, concessions and Retail estate)
Support the Senior Commercial finance manager on annual budgets, forecasts and the 3YP
Supporting the Senior Commercial Finance Manager and business partnering with the Senior Stakeholders with commercial analysis and reporting, including;
  • Store investment viabilities and rolling store contribution report (Head of Property)
  • Retail labour productivity and efficiency reporting (Head of Operations and Retail)
  • Marketing spend tracking and ROI of offline performance channels and Direct Marketing (Head of Brand Marketing)
  • Online digital marketing spend, ROI of performance channels and gross demand to net sales analysis (Head of Online and Digital Marketing Manager)
    Part of the periodic management accounts process, including posting key journals, ensuring accurate accruals and balance sheet reconciliations
    Owner of Business Intelligence Reporting (Targit and NAV), building and developing new insightful reports
    Supporting Senior Commercial finance manager on other commercial finance initiatives to increase sales, margin and to control the cost base
    Support the Senior Commercial finance manager with the Strategic 3 Year Planning process and integrated model
    Must be proactive – can do - and want to drive change to the business’s profitability
    Analytical, inquisitive and commercial mindset
    Solid understanding financial statements
    Meets all reporting deadlines and strong organisational skills
    A team player with good people and communication skills
    Accuracy of information – “right the first time”
    Ability to build strong working relationships evidence by feedback from stakeholders
    Ensuring all invoices are processed in a timely and accurate manner
    Making sure all supplier payments are made in accordance with the terms where possible
    Communications with Warehouse and buyers is fast enough when dealing with short shipments and non-deliveries
    Graduate from high quality institution
    Strong excel skills, systems literacy
    Would suit either a finalist or newly qualified CIMA/ACA/ACCA
    Passionate about retail (experience) would be highly desirable
    Microsoft Navision/Dynamics Experience (strongly desirable)
    Targit Business Intelligence (BI)
    Worked in a multisite, omnichannel environment
    23 days holidays
    Life Assurance
    Staff discount – up to 50%
    Season ticket loan
    Access to Perkbox – Jigsaws benefits Provider

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