Finance Analyst

Role Title:
Finance Analyst
Location:
Waltham, MA
Job Advert Description

The Finance Analyst will analyze, advise and report on financial performance of aligned business area, supporting the delivery of business performance reporting, budgeting and forecasting to support delivery of commercial improvement.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for running reporting, organizing data and producing daily/weekly/monthly reporting
  • Support the 5-year planning process for Retail & eCom
  • Prepare overhead budgets and forecasts partnering with cost center owners and key line item stakeholders. 
  • Prepare and consolidate report to reconcile financial plans with inventory buy plans & merchandising buy plans for Retail and ECOM to ensure alignment across the business.
  • Manage the delivery of robust and accurate financial analysis of operational performance highlighting risks and opportunities, while developing solutions to maximize profitability.
  • Manage the delivery of robust and accurate financial analysis of operational performance highlighting risks and opportunities, while developing solutions to maximize profitability.
  • Preparing ad hoc reporting
  • Performing detailed work involving preparation of SAP uploads as part of the budget/forecast process
  • Assist with detailed analytics to develop forecasts/budgets
  • Assist with communication to new shared service function on certain monthly expenses (rent, marketing initially)
  • Opportunity to expand would include taking on more cross channel work

Qualifications: 

  • Qualified accountant, qualification or with equivalent commercial experience within a finance function
  • Very good commercial understanding of the key sales & profit drivers with the ability to make recommendations
  • Very high levels of accuracy when working with data
  • Advanced Excel and SAP BW / Hana skills
  • Good PC skills including Word, PowerPoint
  • 3-5 years experience
  • Experience in adding value to business decision making
  • Very good knowledge and skill of accounting and systems processes
  • Good ability to manage processes and projects
  • Very good verbal/written communication skills
  • Very good time management & prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
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