Assistant Marketing Finance Analyst

Great opportunity has become available to join our Marketing Finance team as Assistant Finance Analyst.

At Sainsbury’s Argos, the great digital transformation is under way. It’s our aim to become the digital market leader in choice, value and convenience, so our Finance teams are more important to us now than ever before. They’re the people who provide support across the business and help make the crucial decisions that will allow us to develop into a leading digital retailer.

We have recently joined Sainsbury’s in our journey to become a leading retail organisation and ensuring we place our customers at the heart of everything we do. Together we have a great opportunity to build a brilliant future and do a fantastic job for all our customers.

The Role

As Marketing Finance Assistant Analyst, you will support the Marketing and Trading functions on promotional and own brand performance by providing insightful and timely data and analysis. The ideal candidate will be a part qualified accountant who is looking to build experience within a commercial environment. You must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of working within a similar role and possess highly effective communication skills. We will provide full study support to allow you to continue your professional accountancy qualification and offer learning and development opportunities as you progress within company.

As a Assistant Marketing Finance Analyst your main duties will include:

Provide support to the marketing teams with all aspects of promotional and own brand performance.
Complete weekly brand, own brand and/or promotions numbers on a timely basis for Monday trading meetings and attend Monday pre-trading meeting with the Own Brand / Promotions team to add insight into current performance.
Link with the marketing and trading teams to analyse TV tactical performance.
To pProvide data and build packs relating to past promotional performance providing insightful information.
Provide all city announcement information from a marketing point of view.
Compile all data required for the own brand steering group meetings.
Provide support to the own brand team regarding data and analysis.
Financially model new initiatives, and have input into the decision making process for both promotions and own brand.

As a Assistant Marketing Finance Analyst your skills & experience will include:

Graduate calibre part qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
Well rounded management accounting skills with desire to develop commercial/analytical ability.
Prior experience working in a large company environment, preferably retail would be desirable.
Well-developed inter-personal skills and confident in influencing stakeholders.
Possess good systems skills in Excel & Access.
Able to plan, organise and prioritise well, given the variety of, and sometimes conflicting workload.
Be self-motivated to work at pace and think independently.

Argos

Refresh your career. Revolutionise retail. Argos is shaking things up. We’re going digital in a big way and giving our customers more of what they want, when they want it. It’s nothing less than a retail revolution – and we need all kinds of talent to lead it. We need savvy buyers, smart technologists, switched-on store advisors, and everyone in between. With over 840 stores and 29,000 employees, we’re one of the biggest names on the high street. We’re famed for our catalogue. But that’s changing fast. Since 2012, we’ve been moving into digital in a big way, introducing everything from apps and digital stores to Fast Track collection and home delivery. With other innovations in the pipeline, we’re set to transform the way millions of people shop. There’s never been a more exciting time to join us.

What you’ll get in return:

If being part of a hugely influential Finance team wasn’t enough, you’ll also receive a host of great benefits. As well as a competitive salary and bonus scheme you will receive a huge range of learning and development opportunities, 24 days’ holiday, a save-as-you-earn scheme, study support, pension and staff discounts at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat

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