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Commercial Finance Analyst - Operations

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Internal use only - Grade F

About the Team.

The finance function seeks to create and protect the future of the company! As a result, we are evolving the way of doing finance – inspired by the agile digital philosophy. We want the Very way of doing finance to be the new normal. We’re excited by the level of change this will involve.

To achieve this aim we need to attract diverse talent into the team. People with passion, ambition, a preference for the innovative, team builders, and relationship creators. We’re fans of people who love to learn (and fail).

About the role.

Our Commercial Finance team has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Analyst to come and join us at our fulfilment site in Wrexham. The successful candidate will help support the delivery of operations strategy and help identify sustainable operational efficiencies

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide financial support and advice to the operational teams ensuring targets are communicated, understood and deliverable.
  • Create, maintain, and automate reports, provide analysis and insight for the management team and ensure robust financial controls are in place.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly reporting and forecasting
  • Monitor and communicate performance against budget and targets with operational teams and Group finance
  • Jointly accountable for the fulfilment centre annual operation plan alongside the Wrexham leadership team.
  • Provide variance analysis with adequate commentary and aid operational management in the interpretation of results

About you

A finance professional with a proven track record of delivering high quality reporting

  • A full/part qualified accountant, technically strong with the ability to deal with complexity and communicate complex financial matters in simple terms
  • Ability to work effectively within a fast-pace environment and tight time constraints, with accuracy and attention to detail

A mentality that is passionate about making a difference

  • Someone that can work with their stakeholders to define what will be making the biggest difference to performance in year and in future years and get it delivered
  • They can build positive relationships to become an integral member of the division
  • A continuous improvement approach to focus on value add through automation and prioritisation

Delivers insight in high paced environment

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret critical information and data.
  • Able to exercise sound commercial judgement and have the confidence to recommend a course of action to the business based on financial insight.
  • Confident providing constructive independent challenge to the business to ensure strong financial basis in decision making process

Some of our benefits

  • £1,000 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Udemy learning access
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you will be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS, Right to Work checks and if a specific requirement of your role a DBS (criminal records) check. Should your application progress we require you to let the team know if there is anything you need to disclose in relation to any of these checks prior to them being undertaken, including any unspent criminal convictions.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person or held remotely.

You can expect a two-stage interview process for this position:

1st stage - A 45-minute video call with the hiring team to discuss your skills and relevant experience. This is a great opportunity to find out more about the role and to ask any questions you may have.

2nd Stage – A one-hour formal interview where you can expect both competency and technical questions. This can be held either in-person or remotely.

As an inclusive employer please do let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments.

If you'd like to know more about our interviews, you can find out here.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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