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Finance Analyst

Michael Page
London, England, Teddington
Closing date
19 Oct 2022

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Retail and wholesale
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office
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Job Details

We are seeking an ambitious individual to join our team as a Finance Analyst, who is looking to push forward their career in a high-performing finance team.

Client Details

Ambitious, private-equity-backed growth business and learn from an experienced management team. The role will involve regular contact with senior management and is critical to the future success of the Group.



  • Responsible for weekly analysis and reporting:
    • Assisting management of all weekly reporting processes, including reporting on sales, rotas and labour costs.
    • Attend weekly trading meetings to report on key sales metrics and key factors impacting sales. Partner with and support department heads on sales-driving actions.
    • Understand and challenge weekly labour results. Attend the weekly labour calls to support and challenge the operations team.
  • Menu development, labour analysis and analytics:
    • Provide support on the menu modelling.
    • Analysis and review of the impact of menu changes on Group margins and sales mix.
    • Supporting commercial negotiations with suppliers across all cost areas to ensure we manage our cost base in a highly inflationary environment.
    • Work with the operational teams to ensure hours used in the sites are in line with the budget.
    • Significant ad hoc analysis.
  • Budgets:
    • Work closely with the Head of FP&A to manage the budget process. This will involve working closely with the FD and MD, alongside other members of the finance team.
    • Preparation of budget packs for all stakeholders both internally and externally, including board presentations.
    • Assisting with the re-budgeting of sites throughout the year as appropriate.
  • Board Reporting:
    • To provide assistance with the monthly board pack.
    • Analysis work with other members of the senior management team to drive commercial decisions and board strategy.
  • Ad Hoc Analysis:
    • Other ad hoc analysis with senior management across the business.
    • For example, modelling a new sales promotion and its effectiveness, or forecasting the annual cost impact of National Minimum Wage across the business.


  • Personable and friendly character who will be a team player
  • Highly motivated with ability to work independently or in a team environment and drive results
  • Commercially minded with an ability to look at the bigger picture
  • A self-starter and able to work with changing priorities and time pressures. Ability to work accurately is essential in the role.
  • Proven ability to relate to all levels of management and both finance and non-finance staff
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, quantitative and investigative skills
  • Ability to present complex data in a simplified and meaningful way
  • Ability to apply knowledge and creativity to resolve complex issues

Job Offer

  • £40,000 - £55,000 basic salary, dependent upon experience
  • Other benefits include:
    • 25 days holiday, excluding statutory bank holidays
    • 50% staff discount on food across our estate
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Rewards and benefits platform is being launched in Oct 22
    • Head office bonus scheme. Up to 10% of salary


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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