Senior Finance Analyst
Our finance function operates at the heart of ASOS. Say goodbye to preconceptions of bean-counters and hello to a multi-functional, business facing department. Our finance team controls the cash within the business and provides support to the business to help it make decisions to lead us to being a global online fashion destination.
The role sits within Trading Finance (Commercial Finance) and focuses on returns. Returns are a key aspect of our customer proposition at ASOS and this role is integral in ensuring returns are understood and optimised. The role covers the end-to-end returns process including budgeting and forecasting, the month-end actual process, and supporting with ad hoc internal analysis and external reporting requests. The role supports cross functional business partners in analysing the impact of returns initiatives and building business cases for new returns activities.
What you'll be doing:
Acting as a finance business partner, supporting the business to deliver profit targets
Work with the business to ensure correct and accurate end to end accounting, including cost controls, accruals required, accurate balance sheet reconciliations and ensure data integrity of information
Work with the business to understand any business initiatives and associated change impacts from requirements through to successful implementation
Understand the business processes, including related risks and controls
Ensure correct accounting treatment in accordance with IFRS, being pro-active to review and challenge
Responsible for the preparation, review, challenge and continuous improvement of robust and accurate balance sheet reconciliations
Forecasting on monthly/weekly basis, with continual focus on improving forecasting accuracy and efficiency
Analysing movements between forecast and actuals/last year
Produce timely, accurate and insightful reporting and analysis
Ad hoc analysis and scenario modelling to inform business decision making
Ensure appropriate and robust financial control environment, spanning from the posting of journals to assisting with supporting documentation for the external audit
We’d love to meet someone with…
An accounting qualification (preferably CIMA, ACCA or ACA).
Business partnering experience.
A proven ability to plan and prioritise own workload to meet tight deadlines.
A strong financial modelling and analytical skills.
Advanced skills in Excel.
A high standard of accuracy with financial and statistical data.
An ability to organise own work and to take initiative.
An ability to determine insightful observations from detail for management attention.
Good communication/ interpersonal and influencing skills.
A flexible and open to change.
What's in it for you?
We will give you a competitive salary, BIG staff discount, discretionary bonus scheme, sample sales and pension matching, but also a fantastic bunch of flexible benefits that focus on your health, wealth & inner self for you and your friends & family.
We are all equal!
We’re committed to creating an inclusive workforce. We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you’re from. Where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place.