Finance Analyst – Centrals – Part-Time

Part Time @Jobs 4 Youth
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : September 1, 2021
  • Apply Before : October 31, 2021
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Job Description

In a nutshell

To provide analysis and support for the Centrals Finance team. The role will report into the Centrals Finance manager and initially will be focused on supporting the periodic reporting process to enable a full end to end process review to be conducted. Beyond this, the role will provide analytical support to the Finance Manager for various strategic and ad-hoc projects.

What you need to do

  • Take responsibility for the period end processes and reporting for the Central divisions
  • Support the Centrals Finance Manager with absorption of any processes currently displaced from other Finance teams
  • Challenge current processes and look for continual ways to improve efficiencies and control
  • Provide ad-hoc support where needed to the Senior Finance Manager

What you need to know and show

  • Demonstrable financial analytical skills
  • Ability to produce financial information in a user friendly and value-add manner
  • Ability to deal with, reconcile and analyse large volumes of data and identify process improvements
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst ensuring accuracy
  • Living the Sainsbury’s goals & values
  • Core understanding of accounting and reconciliation requirements
  • Basic understanding of commercials & profitability
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Studying for an accountancy qualification
  • Experience in a retail business desirable but not essential

What decisions I can make including budget

  • Recommendations on process improvements
  • Prioritisation of own work as necessary

Support we will provide

  • Working as part of the wider Retail FP&A 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

What we offer

If being part of a hugely influential team wasn’t enough, you’ll also receive a host of great benefits. As well as a competitive salary and a huge range of learning and development opportunities, you’ll also enjoy a bonus scheme, holiday allowance, pension, a save as you earn scheme and staff discounts at Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat.

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


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