Kingfisher Plc

Senior Finance Analyst

Location
London (Greater) (GB) Paddington
Salary
Competitive salary + Bonus and Benefits
Posted
01 Mar 2024
Closes
01 Apr 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We’re Kingfisher, A team made up of over 82,000 passionate people who bring Kingfisher - and all our other brands: B&Q, Screwfix, Brico Depot, Castorama and Koctas - to life. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that’s where you come in.

At Kingfisher our customers come from all walks of life, and so do we. We want to ensure that all colleagues, future colleagues, and applicants to Kingfisher are treated equally regardless of age, gender, marital or civil partnership status, colour, ethnic or national origin, culture, religious belief, philosophical belief, political opinion, disability, gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation.

We are open to flexible and agile working, both of hours and location. Therefore, we offer colleagues a blend of working from home and our offices, located in London, Southampton & Yeovil. Talk to us about how we can best support you! 

We’re recruiting for a Senior Finance Analyst to join the Sourcing Finance team who are responsible for the planning, reporting and provision of commercial insights for the Offer & Sourcing (O&S) team. You will build relationships across multiple buying offices and our banners to ensure the delivery of key outputs to the Sourcing, O&S and Finance leadership teams.

Responsibilities

  • Build strong, trusted working relationships with colleagues across the business, including the sourcing teams, whilst being able to positively challenge and influence where required.
  • Co-ordinate the long-term plan, budget and “in-year” forecasts for O&S sourcing benefits and commissions
  • Responsible for the completion of monthly reporting including presentations for boards and senior executives and also quarterly and monthly cost price impact analysis to both Group Executive and banners.
  • Strong technical knowledge of end-to-end product costs, and how negotiated benefits translate into P&L outcomes. Able to operate effectively in a multi-currency, Group environment.
  • Co-ordinate the consolidation of sourcing benefits delivered including cost price reduction, rebates, and project benefits.
  • Working alongside colleagues in the Sourcing Finance team to provide insights on sourcing performance and risk analysis. 

Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant with commercial finance experience in a retail or FMCG environment.
  • Ability to pro-actively develop positive and highly effective working relationships, engaging key senior colleagues to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Confident in handling large data sets and drawing out insights through high quality reporting. 
  • Ability to create and deliver a compelling presentation to colleagues & senior leaders. 
  • Business planning and forecasting experience. 

At Kingfisher, we value the perspectives that any new team members bring, and we want to hear from you. We encourage you to apply for one of our roles even if you do not feel you meet 100% of the requirements.

In return, we offer an inclusive environment, where what you can achieve is limited only by your imagination! We encourage new ideas, actively support experimentation, and strive to build an environment where everyone can be their best self. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at Kingfisher here!

We also offer a competitive benefits package and plenty of opportunities to stretch and grow your career.

Interested? Great, apply now and help us to Power the Possible.

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