Senior Finance Analyst

At New Look, everything we do is for the love of fashion. Without following that core belief, we wouldn’t be where we are now. But, what else does it take to be one of the biggest brands on the UK’s high street? We think that it comes down to our employees – and our mission to be the go-to destination for men’s, women’s and teen’s clothing and accessories. Our motto? Keep it simple. Be brave. Think customer. Act with pace. Take responsibility. That’s the New Look way. If that sounds like you, we’d like to have you on our team! We’re always searching for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to take New Look to exciting places. About the Role: This role will sit in the Marketing Finance team, reporting into the Marketing Finance Manager • Act as a Commercial Finance business partner to the Paid Marketing Team • Own the month end process for Paid Marketing, from preparation of Accruals and prepayments through the presenting to Senior Mgt on monthly performance and trends. • Partner the team to deliver timely & accurate weekly, monthly, seasonal and annual forecast of KPIS’s, identify any potential risks/opportunities and communicate them to the Finance Manager • Provide accurate and timely commentary to the Finance manager and Senior Mgt on movements in KPI’s forecasts versus Actuals and Last Year • Improve forecast accuracy by working with key stakeholders around the business to better understand all inputs and drive accountability to the business • Delivering independent analysis, insight and business performance improvements to support costs and profitability • Drive continuous improvement across all areas in all aspects of Paid Marketing • Provide the manager with support in any ad-hoc analysis on potential initiatives, scenario analysis and reporting requirements About you: Experience • Part qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) • 1+ years of experience performing a finance role preferably in the Retail or e-Commerce industry • Business partnering experience • Experience in establishing and managing relationships with stakeholders and business partners, including non-finance functions • Familiar with forecasting and budgeting process Skills • High standard of accuracy with financial and statistical data • Commercially aware within the e-commerce and retail industry • Ability to be proactive within a fast-paced, dynamic environment susceptible to change • Ability to multi-task and must be well organized; attention to detail; high level of accuracy; ability to meet established deadlines; ability to work under pressure; ability to work independently with minimum supervision • Advanced Excel skills and computer literate with the ability to work with and manipulate large amounts of data • Good communication/ interpersonal and influencing skills Why New Look? Internal career progression is celebrated and encouraged. We offer bonus schemes, season ticket loans that will make life a little bit easier for you, huge staff discount of 40% and amazing deals across a number of different business’. Still not convinced? Come join us and see it for yourself. You have to experience it to truly believe it.
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