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Castle Donington, England
Job Type
Full Time
£35,000 - £45,000 Per Year
Date Posted
12 days ago

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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Finance Analyst to support an Online Logistics Team within a a major British multinational retailer that specialises in selling clothing, home products and food products. This role is based in the warehouse in Castle Donington, Derby and is one of the biggest automated garment sites in the UK, moving close to 100 million units per annum. Volumes are expected to increase further, making this role crucial to executing online growth and cost management crucial in post Covid world.

You'll be responsible for the preparation, analysis and review of the weekly and monthly financial reporting and will be partnering with the Functional Department Managers and their Teams. You'll be providing insightful analysis, challenge around operational performance and support with the understanding of implications for decisions made.

  • Developing a detailed understanding of the Castle Donington operation in order to credibly challenge the operational performance of the site
  • Working as a business partner to key operational managers to drive continuous improvement in the understanding of the link between financial and operational performance
  • Accurately reporting of the operating cost base including detailed analysis of the variable and fixed cost base
  • Identifying and reporting of the key cost drivers impacting financial performance
  • Identifying and developing cost saving initiatives across all areas of the business unit
  • Supporting the Finance Manager to prepare, analyse and sign off the quarterly forecasts
  • Continually assessing the financial reporting of the operations to ensure the financial reporting suite is in line with the changing operational environment
  • Supporting the Finance Manager in understanding of the financial variances to budget and the development of variance analysis reporting
  • Maintaining all financial controls established within the business unit to ensure continued compliance to financial policies and procedures
  • Owning the financial training programme
  • Actively participating in achieving overall objectives of the site management team and the Finance Team
  • Identifying and communicating risks and opportunities within the business on a continuous basis


Qualified or part-qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA)

· Commercial awareness and experience working within an operational environment

· Ability to challenge operational managers and translate operational efficiency in to financial impact

· Ability to provide credible support to non-financial managers within the business

· Good IT knowledge and literacy - knowledge of SAP preferable

· Strong team player but also happy to work independently on own initiative


  • Up to £40,000 plus £5,000 car travel budget
  • Insurance
  • Company discounts
  • 25 Days holidays with additional 'celebration days' off
  • Shares
  • Season ticket loan
  • Much more!


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