Financial Planning Analyst

Recruiter
Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment
Location
Wakefield
Salary
37000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Mar 2017
Closes
21 Mar 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Analytics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Planning Analyst Wakefield Permanent Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm, 30 mins lunch 25 days holiday + BH's Up to GBP37K DOE Free on site parking Fantastic opportunity for a Financial Planning Analyst with heaps of energy, enthusiasm and confidence to join a very fast paced commercial business in Wakefield. This role pays up to GBP37K depending upon experience and is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and driven individual to make their mark. You will act as a finance business partner and provide visibility, analysis and financial recommendations for key personnel within the business including National Account Managers. You will also be the main point of contact for producing sales analysis reporting for senior finance staff. You must have SAGE 200, advanced Excel experience and worked in a retail or FMCG environment for at least 3 years. ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or part qualified, though QBE with relevant experience will be also considered. Excellent opportunities for progression for the right candidate. Duties: Management of the commercial analysis and process enhancement functionsTo provide customer-based reporting to the sales and management teams (include sales targeting, sales forecasts, sales commissions, catalogue reporting)To review and present concise analysis of all customer activities i.e. full customer P&L's, promotional P&L's etc.Management of commercial provisions ensuring sales allowances, markdowns , retro's and co-op costs are accurately accounted and recordedTo manage the analysis of all customer proposals e.g. terms renegotiations and to represent finance on the sales teams performing the negotiationsTo develop systems solutions to maximise reporting capabilitiesAct as main internal customer to Credit Manager and team. Including agreeing performance targets and prioritisation for cash collection and disputesReview and analysis of CRM dashboards to ensure all deals and data make sense versus retailer targets, following up on any anomalies and corrections requiredWith the assistance of the Forecasting Manager and sales teams, develop and present the budgets and monthly updatesConduct profitability analysis on all retail activitiesDesigning and implementing new processes and related systems and team roles The ideal person: Communicates clearly with and appropriately influences key stakeholders in the Sales function and with senior management - key to roleStrong analytical skills - requiredProactive and self-motivated - taking responsibility for changeAbility to prioritise delegate and multitask in a dynamic environmentStrong affinity for systems-based solutionsExpert Excel modelling If this sounds like you APPLY TODAY with an up to date CV to be considered. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Bagnall Hopkins Recruitment who is operating as an employment agency. Your application will be sent to one of our consultants for review, at which stage we will be in touch to discuss your details further. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours your application has not been successful. Both Bagnall Hopkins and our clients promote a policy of equal opportunities. Follow us on and take a look at our Facebook page. #bagnallhopkins #financialplanninganalystwakefield #financialanalystwakefield #financejobswakefield #BHbigten