Finance Analyst - Property Investment Appraisal - 6 Month FTC

Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
03 Mar 2021
11 Mar 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Experience level
Part qualified

Ansty Store Support Centre

In a nutshell

To analysis and support for the Property Finance Business Partnering team. The role will deliver financial support to Sainsbury's Property division to support the delivery of our property strategy. This will involve liaising with a variety of stakeholders, providing guidance in working group forums and providing commercially astute guidance to our business partners. This role will also have the opportunity to get involved in appraisal assumption changes, future programme support and scheme evaluation.

What you need to do

Lead Finance liaison with Property and Retail to support in new property opportunities (new space and existing space)

Deliver store investment assumptions, evaluations, scenario analysis & sensitivity testing whilst controlling the integrity of investment calculations with guidance from the Investment Appraisal Manager

Oversee progress of agreed action plans and help drive these through to completion

Take ownership of investment appraisal models and assumptions therein with guidance from the Investment Appraisal Manager

Support business partners to navigate financial governance required for their investment requests

Manage relationships with relevant stakeholders

Share relevant tools and lessons learnt with Finance & Non-Finance stakeholders

What you need to know and show

Part qualified or qualified accountant.

Practical understanding, experience of strategic investment programs in the retail industry (desirable)

Expertise of major property investment evaluations (desirable)

Frameworks associated with governance and investment criteria in a large organisation

Ability to present complex information in a simplified manner

Strong analytical skills, Excel & Access skills and attention to detail

Ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders & build trusted relationships

Strong commercial acumen and curiosity beyond traditional finance boundaries

Strong presentation and communication skills (both verbal & written)

Resilience (flexible and able to cope with time pressure, risk & ambiguity)

Experience in a Property-related, business-facing Finance role (desirable)

Experience with identifying property-related risks & opportunities and driving value accretion and continuous improvement

Experience managing, influencing and challenging a large and complex set of stakeholders

Experience in presenting to and communicating with Finance and non-Finance stakeholders

Fantastic inter-personal skills, an empathetic nature and a good sense of humour

A desire to achieve best in class business partnering

A desire for continuous improvement to be best in class

Strong planning and prioritisation skills

Experience in a large company environment, preferably retail

What decisions I can make including budget

Recommendations on process improvement

Prioritisation of own work as necessary

Support we will provide

Working as part of the wider Business Partnering Finance team with significant collective experience and expertise

Individual 121 support from line manager

Access to Sainsbury's L&D offer, including regular bitesize sessions, lunch & learns and technical update sessions.


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