This leading FTSE 100 Retail group with a strong focus on the Hospitality and Leisure sector, boasts a GBPmultimillion turnover, a portfolio of instantly recognisable brands and a broad range of products and services. Having secured a leading market position based on a reputation for quality of service, competitive pricing and innovative marketing, a key operating division of the group is seeking 2:1/ 1st class Finance, Accountancy or Business Studies graduate with a strong academic track record, to take up a role supporting the Operations team Your brief includes:
•Supporting weekly, monthly & quarterly reporting activities
•Manipulating data to generate analysis that supports management insights & decision making
•Detailed variance analysis of results using data & analysis to provide insight on trends
•Assisting with production of key performance indicators
•Consolidating & reporting on results of planned efficiency initiatives
•Supporting process improvements, ensuring data quality & enhancing management information
•Supporting capital expenditure & financial planning activities
•Assisting with production of budgets, quarterly re-forecasts & rolling profit & cash forecasts
•Assisting with preparation of budget & forecast data for finance & business team review
As a recent 2:1 or 1st class graduate in a numerate degree, you will demonstrate 6-12 months relevant finance experience, strong Excel skills and a commitment to studying towards a professional accountancy qualification. The role demands an outgoing, proactive approach alongside excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders. The business offers excellent long-term career development across the group.
Harcourt Matthews is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Our divisions include Accounting & Finance; HR - Human Resources & Personnel; IT - Information Technology; Pfi/PPP & FM; Procurement & Purchasing; Project Management & PMO; Sales & Marketing.