Kingfisher Plc

Commercial Financial Analyst

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive salary + Bonus and Benefits
Posted
28 May 2024
Closes
28 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

We’re Kingfisher, A team made up of over 78,000 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!

Your role as a Commercial Financial 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

  • Analysis and modelling of sales and net margin data to support ranging decisions and understand current and future product profitability
  • Interpreting analysis to provide essential insight on range performance to Commercial Finance Business Partners to support decision making
  • Validation of sourcing and supply chain outputs to understand net margin improvements achieved
  • Working flexibly and collaboratively to improve, share and standardize analytical approaches and procedures within the team and wider finance & O&S community.
  • Provision of Periodic Category Reporting and Analysis to O&S Team
  • Supporting Commercial Finance Business Partners, providing information for stakeholder communication and allowing affective working relationships to form.

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. 

Be Customer Focusedconstantly improving our customers’ experience

  • I listen to my customers
  • I use available data to help make decisions 

Be Human – acting with humanity and care

  • I do the right thing
  • I am respectful 

Be Curious – thrive on learning, thinking beyond the obvious

  • I build and share new ideas
  • I try new things and share my learnings

 Be Agile – working with trust, pace and agility

  • I have courage to be creative
  • Done is better than perfect, I aim for 80/20

 Be Inclusive – acting inclusively in diverse teams to work together

  • I embrace allyship
  • I have self-awareness and a desire to learn 

Be Accountable – championing the plan to deliver results and growth

  • I own my actions
  • I understand the Kingfisher plan and how it relates to my role 

 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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