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Apprentice CIMA Graduate Finance Analyst - August 2022 Start!

49-51 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 2HF
£22,500.00 per week
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Business / Management
Banking & Financial Services
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
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Duties will include:
  • Business Partner key stakeholders within our Brand teams across variousdepartments such as Merchandising and Marketing to ensure that the financial impacts of decisions are analysed and understood
  • Support with daily and weekly trade and profitability reporting, focussing on analysing and evaluating business performance in a rapidly changing environment
  • Provide and maintain various forms of Management Reporting to enable better decision making throughout the business
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, quarterly reforecasts, and weekly forecasts
  • Work with our marketing teams to track, manage and control marketing spend in an effective way
  • Maintain and develop complex models to improve forecasting accuracy and drive operational efficiency
  • Contribute to the production of month-end management accounts and perform keyfinancial processes such as balance sheet reconciliations, preparation of accruals and prepayments and management of purchase orders
  • Work alongside our data and analytics teams within finance to help drive improvements in insight, reporting and processes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Resilience and persistence
  • Displays emotional and professional maturity
  • Flexible thinking can challenge assumptions and push thinking
  • Can evidence the fostering of a team mindset
  • Demonstrates initiative and can demonstrate learning from experience
  • Provision of meaningful insight supported by recommendations for improvement

Personal qualities

  • Driven to deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment with constantly evolving challenges
  • Ability to communicate clearly and develop relationships with stakeholders across various areas of the business
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Motivated to pursue further study through a CIMA Level 7 qualification and develop a career in Finance
  • Demonstrable experience of using Microsoft Excel to analyse data

Desired qualifications

  • Degree achieved or predicated(or equivalent)
  • A Levels at grades A-C (or equivalent)

Future prospects

For individuals who consistently perform at an outstanding level and who have aspiration to progress there should be no barriers to opportunities.

Things to consider

Benefits include:
  • 25 days plus 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Discount: 40% off
  • Bonus scheme: The bonus scheme which pays up to 10% of salary per year
  • Medicash: A health cash plan providing cash back towards everyday healthcare bills and other wellbeing benefits
  • Life Assurance: Life assurance equal to 2 x annual salary

Once you've passed your probationary period, you'll be eligible for the following benefits:
  • Pension scheme: The company pension plan, which matches your level of contribution up to a maximum of 4%.

Please note the interview will be an assessment day on 9th December.
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