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FINANCE ANALYST – FP&A, SOUTH ASIA PACIFIC

29 days ago: CTgoodjobs

Job Description



Founded in 1856, Burberry is a luxury brand with a distinctive British sensibility and strong international recognition. Headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange Burberry continues to create new opportunities for growth and development.

As a key member of the South Asia Pacific (SAP) FPA team, this role is responsible for analysing and reporting the drivers behind the SAP region financial results. You will be the key support to the FPA Controllers, providing insight for internal management reporting and supporting on key projects.

The role requires a solid commercial understanding as well as the ability to deliver logical and well thought out analysis. You will continuously seek to improve processes, controls and the quality of deliverables. With a number of stakeholders and competing priorities, it will be necessary to prioritise effectively and communicate clearly.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare financial reports and analyse business performance
  • Supporting the Financial Controller in understanding the results versus Budget, Forecast and Prior Year through detailed analysis and liaison with the wider SAP Finance team
  • Work with local accounting team to ensure monthly accounts are accurate and properly prepared
  • Submission of month end close to Group Finance
  • Support in preparation of market budgets and forecasts, including system load reconciliations and checks
  • Liaise with different local department head to obtain information to perform the financial analysis
  • Understand the recent trends and areas for improvement.
  • Continuously improving the processes, controls and quality of deliverables, challenge current ways of workingto make these more efficient and effective
  • Responding to ad hoc queries, and analysis as required. Prioritising work effectively to ensure that these queries are responded to on a timely basis

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Degree in Accounting, or related disciplines
  • At least 4 years experience in management reporting and financial analysis, preferably gained from retail environment
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly understand and interpret complex information. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong Excel skills with experience of building and working with complex models and large data sets.
  • Focusses on continuous process improvement, and driving efficiencies.
  • Ability to build strong relationships, both with the wider Finance team globally and throughout the business.
  • Pay attention to details, dedicated, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Good commands of written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft application
  • Knowledge in using SAP and BW would be an advantage

EXPERIENCE

  • Retail Finance, Financial Planning and Analysis, Reporting and Analysis or similar role within a large, listed, multinational company
  • Working within a multicurrency environment
  • Proven track record of delivering process improvements
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Experience of BPC, an advantage

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Founded in 1856, Burberry is a luxury brand with a distinctive British sensibility and strong international recognition. Headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange Burberry continues to create new opportunities for growth and development. As a key member of the South Asia Pacific (SAP) FPA team, this role is responsible for analysing and reporting the drivers behind the SAP region financial results. You will be the key support to the FPA Controllers, providing insight for internal management reporting and supporting on key projects. The role requires a solid commercial understanding as well as the ability to deliver logical...