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Head of Financial Analytics

  • Camden Town, London, UK
  • £ 100000-£ 130000 GBP
  • Job ID 46703680

Salary Type: Per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full time

A rapidly growing FTSE 100 retail business are seeking a Head of Financial Analytics to join their team in London (hybrid remote). The successful candidate will lead an exceptional and highly-regarded division within the business that is responsible for providing business/financial intelligence. The role will suit an individual from a financial background that has transitioned in to a senior BI/Analytics position, who has the capability to utilise their financial capabilities and technical skillset.
The business has an exceptional culture, and are recognised as an employer that invests in their employees wellbeing. In addition to an extremely competitive salary, the role offers a bonus of up to 50%, 33 days holiday (incl. bank holidays), paid days for charity volunteering, life assurance, healthcare and an excellent discount on their products.
To be successful in this role, the Head of Financial Analytics will have the following attributes:
  • Commercial experience working in a Analytics/BI Leadership role commercially.
  • A relevant accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA/etc.).
  • An excellent understanding of Excel and VBA.
  • Experience working with SQL.
  • Experience working with business intelligence/visualisation (Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Looker, etc.).
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP.
  • Knowledge of R/Python for advanced analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning is highly desirable.
  • Experience working within Retail or FMGC is highly desirable.
    The Head of Financial Analytics role will involve partnering with different areas of the business, including both finance and non-finance colleagues. You will be a business partner to global and regional locations, and will work closely with director and c-level stakeholders within the business. The successful individual will be capable of utilising their knowledge of planning tools (for example, 5YP model) and experience working with/building analytics tools and dashboards.
    This is a permanent position, and the ideal candidate will be comfortable travelling to their office in North-West London when required (to meet with senior business stakeholders). For immediate consideration, apply today.
    Key skills include: Head of Financial Analytics, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Excel, VBA, SQL, Power BI, Azure, R, Python, Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, Business Partnering, Stakeholder management.
    Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role. If you haven't heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles.
    Job expiration date 09 Jun 2022