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Product Finance Analyst

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Enderby, Leicester (GB)
Competitive salary
24 Dec 2018
24 Jan 2019
Contract type
Full time

About the Team 

The Product Finance team play a crucial role in supporting the product teams to control the buying of stock and to ensure we are continually maximising profits. As a Product Finance Analyst you will work closely with the product teams to provide support and vital analysis.

About the Role 

You will:

  • Own c.£4bn product spend budget through monitoring the buy of stock against current full price sales projections and regularly liaise with the product teams based on results.
  • Report on gross margins by division weekly vs target based on current and future contracts. Update monthly financial margin forecasts and set future targets.
  • Set all cost centre budgets for the product teams, perform monthly cost reviews and update season forecasts..
  • Collate and run the reports for the weekly trading performance pack which is shared with all business directors. The pack provides analysis of previous weeks sales and highlighting key trends.

About You

  • Previous experience in a finance team and ideally working towards a professional Finance Qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret large volumes of data in a meaningful way to non financial colleagues.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with employees across multiple business areas and have excellent influencing skills.
  • Strong analytical skills including using Excel and other systems to examine data.


  • Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • ShareSave Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff Discount
  • On-site Nursery

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