Finance Marketing Analyst

  • Job Reference: 473422394-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Investigo
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £30,000 to £33,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Finance Marketing Analyst
up to £33k
Hybrid Working

I am currently recruiting for a Finance Marketing Analyst to join a fab, collaborative and progressive Retail firm in London. You will have fantastic development opportunities and be a part of an employee centric business. This role requires someone who has a fair bit of experience with month end and very commercially minded.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Monthly Performance Reporting

* Key Business Partner to Marketing Manager team
* Challenge the existing resources, systems and ways of working to drive continuous process improvement and delivery of cost efficiency targets
* To provide analytical, forecasting, reporting and on-going support to Marketing Finance Manager
* To produce weekly and monthly reporting, which include key KPIs, financials and variance reporting
* Producing periodic production of management accounting and key variance analysis across all Marketing Channels (online & offline)
* Owning the Balance sheet reconciliations and reporting processes, with the General Accounting Manager
* Develop and maintain an improved set of processes and controls
* Assisting in the on-going capture of risk and ops within Marketing expenditure through coordination of all key stakeholders and owns communication with FP&A and Senior Mgt.

Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting
* Assisting in the production, development and maintaining of budgets and quarterly forecasts for Marketing expenditure
* Owning the coordinating the production of Retail, Online & Multi channel customer KPI's, supporting the Marketing Finance Manager with on-going analysis of Customer KPI's
* Assist in the Performance Marketing budget (across Paid Search, Affiliates & SEO) - ensuring the teams are well set up to achieve trade targets and accessing efficiency KPIs with teams

* Deliver consistent and compelling weekly business updates that provide concise, fact-based diagnostics regarding business performance, to support Snr Manager decision-making
* Ad-hoc support for marketing division to improve decision making & ensure effectiveness of marketing expenditures

Stakeholder Management

* Build and maintain respectful relationships with Marketing team
* Become (Be) the first point of contact for Marketing team, developing sound relationships between them and Finance
* Business Partner the Marketing Mgrs for specific owned areas
* Build a relationship with key stakeholders outside of Marketing including BMD, Ecom, Retail

Skills & Education

* Undergoing studies in either CIMA/ACCA/ACA
* Previous experience in a commercial environment and management accounting experience is essential
* Good communication and presentation skills, with the ability to present financials effectively to non-financial stakeholders
* Strong financial control skills
* The ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a time pressured environment where re-prioritising is the norm
* Good analytical and data interpretation skills
* Curious mentality always wanting to understand why
* Effective communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to challenge when required and work well within and across both finance and operational teams

Behavioural Skills
* You have excellent collaborative and stakeholder management skills
* You have advanced analysis & modelling skills
* You are proactive, self-motivated and commercially minded
* You can innovate and solve problems with an optimistic but pragmatic approach
* You are adaptable, hardworking, personable
* You are a team player with the ability to take financial data and explain the insights clearly to non-financial colleagues