Financial Analyst


Full Time


Plymouth, Devon


Posted 20 days ago

Expires In 8 Days

Job Description

Pertemps are recruiting for a Financial Analyst for our client, a leading player in the retail industry. As they continue to grow, they are seeking a dynamic and skilled Financial Analyst to join their Finance team in Plymouth.

This is a temporary-to-permanent position reporting directly to the Senior Group Finance Manager.

Role Overview: As a Financial Analyst, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient operation of the Finance team, contributing to key commercial decision-making processes. Your responsibilities will include preparing and reviewing financial performance, conducting analyses of daily, weekly, and monthly store-level performance data, and providing crucial insights for real-time decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyse daily, weekly, and monthly store-level performance data to identify concerns in real time and propose remedial actions.
  • Analyse all income stream performance data, offering recommendations for potential changes to maximise profitability.
  • Model and project the financial impact of proposed new business scenarios.
  • Conduct sensitivity analysis of existing group profitability, highlighting areas of opportunity and concern for focused attention.
  • Engage in finance business partnering with key teams throughout the wider business.
  • Undertake other tasks as required to contribute to the efficient operation of the Finance team.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience: The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications, skills, and experience:
  • Experience in a commercial organisation.
  • Proven experience in analysing large data sets, identifying trends and issues, and proposing actionable recommendations.
  • Strong Excel skills, with experience in financial modelling (essential).
  • Experience with Power BI, Visual Basic, and SQL (desirable).
  • Professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ACA or similar).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy.
  • The confidence to challenge existing practices and seek improvements.

What the company offer when permanent -
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible working
  • Cycle to work scheme
Hours: Monday – Friday, 08:45am – 17:30pm

How to Apply: If you are a highly motivated individual with a passion for financial analysis and want to contribute to the success of a growing retail business, please apply now or contact Chelsea Goodman in the Pertemps Plymouth office.

Chelsea Goodman

01752 601116

Division 371

Pertemps Plymouth

4th Floor

Cobourg House

32 Mayflower St





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