Finance Analyst - Technology

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
22 Sep 2023
04 Oct 2023
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Experience level
Part qualified
A high-profile role with the Tech Finance team, your role will be to provide insight and analysis to the Sainsburys Tech team, helping to influence and drive actions across both project and operating expenditure. You'll work collaboratively to provide support, challenge, and insight on all financial aspects of decision-making in relation to cloud accounting.

Sainsbury's Tech are bringing digital, technology and data together like never before to create amazing systems and technologies across Sainsbury's, Argos and Habitat, this role will have an impact on anything from the way we run our stores to faster deliveries and innovative contactless check-out technology.

What I need to do
  • Accountable Business partner to the Retail and Essential Tech engineering team driving cross functional engagement whilst building good working relationships with key stakeholders across Sainsbury's Tech
  • Support to Finance Manager for the Retail and Essential Tech team driving cross functional engagement whilst building good working relationships with key stakeholders across Sainsbury's Tech
  • Accountable for the creation of periodic MI, ad hoc reporting and analysis as required across capital projects and P&L analysis across cost lines
  • Support creation of annual Budget, forecasts and Corporate plan and ensure that the end-to-end capex and opex impacts of cloud on Tech projects are understood
  • Provide financial analysis and insight in relation to the development of robust financial models for new & existing initiatives to support high-quality investment decisions and support Project Managers completing business case appraisals & PIR (Post Implementation Review) papers
Who you are?

This is one of the most forward-facing areas of the business you can partner with, with dramatic changes of pace. If you are excited by the speed and direction of technological progress, you will thrive here.

Beyond that, you are an ambitious professionally qualified or part qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) with previous financial experience ideally within a complex organisation.

You have good financial acumen (in terms of P&L management and capitalisation principles of intangible asset) and excellent analytical skills.

You'll need to be an effective finance partner/analyst demonstrating communicating, influencing and challenging skills including audiences of varying financial and commercial acumen. You will also be self-motivated with the ability to prioritise and respond accurately under pressure

In return you'll get

As a Finance Analyst - Tech you'll receive a host of great benefits. As well as a competitive salary, rewarding bonus scheme, you will receive a range of learning and development opportunities, 25 days' holiday (with the opportunity to buy extra holidays), a save-as-you-earn scheme, pension and staff discounts at Argos, Sainsbury's and Habitat.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


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