SAP Finalist Finance Analyst (Maternity Cover)

London, City of London
£40 - £45 per annum
18 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
Mia Buckman
Contract type
Part time

This SAP Finalist Finance Analyst (Maternity Cover) is an exciting opportunity to work for a global retail company based in the City of London. They position is looking for someone who has used SAP and has experience 50% finance analyst experience and 50% Accountancy experience.

Client Details

Based in the City of London, this company work in a soulful environment surrounded by countless career progression. The reason for this role is to cover maternity cover with the view to go permanent afterwards.


This role SAP Finalist Finance Analyst (Maternity Cover) involves:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for the HQ Cost centres throughout the month: Design & Creative Departments, Product Research & Development, HR, IT, Office Services, etc to ensure that all invoices are coded correctly and the Finance related queries are dealt with on a timely basis

  • Financial Planning, including the quarterly Budget and Latest Estimates

  • Co-ordinate the Global Advertising Budget process by working closely with the Brand's Global Communication team and Events team

  • Review all Cost centres to ensure spending is in line with forecast, investigate the variances and prepare monthly management reporting packs & commentaries

  • Attend regular meetings with Department Heads to discuss significant variances to budget and identify relevant changes ahead of the Budget review process

  • Excellent understanding of Accounting rules in order to prepare monthly journals: accruals, prepayments, travel, rent and other adjustments

  • Manage the HQ Fixed Assets reporting

  • Manual Intercompany recharges

  • Work closely with their wider Group finance to ensure accuracy of Budget & Management reporting

  • Work with the EMEA team & Shared Services centres as and when required

  • Assist the auditors during the year end
  • Accountancy sector
  • Fixed term contract
  • Start as soon as possible


The successful SAP Finalist Finance Analyst (Maternity Cover) candidate will:


  • Experience in a Finance environment - Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet

  • Experience of Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Experience preparing financial and management reports to strict deadlines

  • Proven experience of working and communicating effectively with Finance and Non-finance colleagues

Working within industry

Intermediate/Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word

  • Good understanding of accounting basics and reconciliations
  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Budgeting, Month-end reporting for Accruals and Good understanding of Financial Reporting rules

Job Offer

Excellent opportunity for a candidate to work in an exciting and global retail company surrounded by countless career progression.

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