Finance Analyst

Ref: MON10474
Salary: Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Department: Finance
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week


Our story began with one man and his vision; to bring vibrant, colourful, hand-crafted artisan clothes from faraway places to the markets of London. It is a journey that started on a hippy commune in Ibiza, 1970, and finished with an overland trip east, through Afghanistan and India. Now found in West London, we’re creating vibrant products, and sharing endless discovery.
We are looking to appoint a Finance Analyst to business partner with our Overhead functions, supporting their Heads of Departments and Divisional Directors to maximise Group profitability. The role will also be key in highlighting any risks or opportunities that may impact Group profitability and identifying appropriate actions.

What you will do as our Finance Analyst? 
• Full responsibility for Overhead and CAPEX month/year end actuals, ensuring all costs are properly accounted for and understood
• Business partnering and communicating effectively with non- finance business contacts to ensure the finance team has a good understanding of business activities and any financial impact associated with them
• Identifying and providing detailed commentary on changes to planned spend, risks and opportunities
• Supporting Finance Manager to compile period end management pack
• Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes for both OPEX and CAPEX, providing support and guidance to teams and ensuring all assumptions are appropriately challenged
• Complying budget/forecast summaries and communicating with senior finance team details of costs included
• Support the Finance Manager to determine assumptions for the 3-year plan
• Preparation of detailed analysis of actual CAPEX spend on monthly basis
• Monthly reforecasts of CAPEX spend- challenging project owners to ensure reforecasts are accurate
• Providing financial support and analysis to project teams of significant CAPEX projects
• Reviewing business cases for new CAPEX projects
• Supporting Finance Manager with general requests
• Provision of Ad Hoc analysis and process improvements as required


What you will need to succeed as our Finance Analyst:
• Part/Newly qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA or ACCA)
• Pro-active, resilient and adaptable team player who is driven to make a difference
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate orally and in writing, complex and detailed information in a succinct easy to understand manner
• Ability to question and challenge across all levels of the business
• Can use initiative and ability to deliver with a flexible approach when required
• Experience in forecasting and budgeting processes
• Experience of identifying and implementing process improvements
• Experience using reporting systems (CODA and Cognos)
• Strong Excel and system skills
It would also be a huge bonus if you have an interest in fashion, or previous experience in the Retail sector.

What we can offer you in return:
• A competitive salary, holiday, and pension package
• Up to 70% discount across our brands
• Interest-free Season Ticket Loan
• Discounted GYMBOX Membership
• Corporate Westfield discount
• And many others!

If this all sounds great and you feel you are who we are looking for, let us know and apply today!

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