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Finance Analyst- Data Master

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £40000 per annum + +10% Bonus per year
  • Job Type:Temp / FTC / Interim

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Part-qualified & Transactional Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JO0000009250_1620975892

Cedar are currently looking for an Interim Finance Analyst/ Data Master to join a well established retail company in Central London.

This role will be for 6 months, paying £40,000 per annum (pro rata) + 10% bonus.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for taking the lead on reviewing the rent, service charge and insurance payable for retail stores.
  • Review and ensure all leases are accounted for correctly, verifying Property team data back to lease documentation.
  • Work closely with PTP team to ensure accurate property payments made in line with lease terms.
  • Process and record property transactions, including various types of rent.
  • Support the implementation of a new global property system in 2021.
  • Assist with period end closing activities and prepare property related reports for management.
  • Support the development of a robust control environment by continuously identifying opportunities to improve financial systems and processes and support implementation of these changes.
  • Support other Finance Transformation Workstream leads including Fixed Assets, RTR Transition.
  • Resolve divisional finance team queries and root cause analysis.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects within GTH.
  • Ensure all operational activities performed meet or exceed agreed KPIs and SLAs defined between Markets and Global Transaction Hub and is within a strong internal control framework.
  • Focus on ensuring 100% compliance to internal controls.
  • Contribute to process excellence by identifying improvement opportunities to make the process leaner and more effective.
  • Support team members in daily activities as and when required.
  • Proactively highlight/escalate any issues or challenges related to delays in receiving inputs / approvals for JVs or other month end tasks.

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field is required.
  • Strong technical background with experience in large organisations applying IFRS is desired, with detailed understanding of IFRS16.
  • Part qualified i.e. ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar.
  • ERP training and certification is a plus (NetSuite preferred).
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant accounting experience.
  • Experience in RTR / management accounting is required.
  • NetSuite and retail industry experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and (ERP System).
  • Highly analytical individual with good maths & statistical knowledge, with a mathematics or similar background highly advantageous.
  • A commercial mindset, able to extract insight from complex data, ideally having worked in a similar commercial role before.
  • Strong relationship builder with those inside and outside of Finance.
  • Resilient - able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Able to analyse information and present it in a format that is easily understood by the audience.

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.