Finance Analyst - Stores and Restaurants


Job Introduction

Selfridges are looking for a Finance Analyst to support the Finance Team in providing effective financial challenge and support to their business partners in Stores and Restaurants. This will be achieved via accurate, timely management and financial reporting information that will support their business partners on risks and opportunities within their function and enable informed decision making which will help drive improved performance and profitability. 

Know The Role

A Finance Analyst is responsible for ensuring that accurate, timely, and relevant financial information is delivered to their business partners to support an understanding of performance, excellent cost control and to aid with profit driving commercial decision making. In order to do this, you will support the management accounts process, including the preparation of the management accounts as well as an understanding of the key drivers of performance. You will also be involved in the budgeting and forecasting process, ensuring that appropriate and realistic financial targets are set for the area of the business that you support. Finally, you will build a strong understanding of the business that will allow you to perform ad hoc analysis, highlighting risks and opportunities as well as facilitate key decision making that will add value and drive profitability.

Know What We're Looking For

As well as being a Part or Qualified Accountant (preferably CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent), this role is perfect if you are strong at building working relationships with peers across the business, allowing them to develop a clear and accurate view of financial performance in their area. Along with this, you will have a good understanding of excel and a desire to continue to grow and develop yourself in a challenging but exciting commercial finance department. You will also have experience working with accounting systems and manipulating outputs for management reporting.