Financial Analyst (Retail)

The Rank Group plc
Excellent Benefits
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
We are currently looking for an experienced Financial Analyst to join our team based in Maidenhead the role will be with Mecca Bingo who are part of our brand here at The Rank Group. You will need to have been in the same sort of role before or have experience in operational financial support to include benchmarking, trend and variance analysis, cost control and performance reporting. In addition providing support in relation to generating information to support budget, forecast and year end processes. You will be measured on key performance. Being the point of contact for product heads in relation to Slots and Electronic Gaming, to drive business efficiency, you will need to provide financial support to operation with particular focus on local promotional spend. Report KPI’s and operational support, external assessments of bingo industry to provide a benchmark for Mecca performances RESPONSIBILITIES Key finance contact for Mecca product Heads in relation to: Slots - Performance review and operational support, ticket liability management, trial analysis, use of detailed supplier data to develop analytical reporting to support business decision making. Electronic Bingo - weekly reporting, initiative evaluation, provision of ad hoc information as required, for example to support investment decisions. Seasonal prize bingo - invoicing, stock treatment & reporting Ownership of Retail KPI reporting including a monthly company report and quarterly club report with historic trend analysis. Work with relevant departments to ensure timely receipt of information in order to produce reports and to ensure their accurate and efficient delivery. In addition work with key stakeholders to ensure KPI measures remain relevant and offer support in the event of any required changes. Complete monthly bingo association return and subsequent analysis of performance in comparison to wider bingo industry. Key contact for third party supplier responsible for Mecca’s front end financial system to include query resolution/escalation and on-going development. Support specific tasks and projects by providing financial analysis PERSONAL PROFILE Finance qualified or ACA/CIMA or equivalent Understand KPI's that drive company measurements reporting across all functions (desirable) Strong communication skills, written and verbal. Experience within a Retail finance role is essential Highly analytical, and commercially focused with the ability to communicate financial information to non-finance colleagues Excellent attention to detail Advanced Excel skills with experience of PowerPoint Commercial mind-set, and business acumen. PLEASE NO AGENCIES WE HAVE A STRICT PSL I will be contacting candidates with the closest match criteria within 48 hours. If you have not heard from me within these timescales, thank you for your interest but please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion Please feel free however, to apply to further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies. Required skills Analysis Analytical Benchmarking Finance Retail This job was originally posted as

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