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Finance Analyst Commercial Finance

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Date: 07-Jan-2021

Location: Watford, Greater London, GB

Company: TJX Companies, Inc.

Discovery is at the centre of everything we do. Wherever you find us around the world, if you can think of a product, you can probably find it in our stores. We are part of the TJX Family which includes TK Maxx, and Homesense in Europe and the UK and across the rest of the world you will find us as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Winners.With variety comes plenty of surprises—our environment is ever-changing, and that’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships and even something exciting about yourself. Are you ready to Discover Different?
 

Job Summary

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager and supporting Stores and Store Operations to manage their P&L and capital budgets
  • Supporting our business partners across both central store costs and head office costs
  • Business partnering across the relevant areas to drive cost awareness and influence decisions to achieve the best outcomes for the business
  • Using data and technology effectively to provide valuable insights to our business partners, enabling better accountability and oversight of their spend
  • Providing analysis on performance of key cost lines against budget and building accurate forecasts to help the business track and manage costs
  • Work collaboratively across the Finance team to share learnings, work consistently and leverage all P&L lines


The role offers an excellent opportunity to work with a large team.  You will need to combine good process, technical & business partnering skills.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the FM in ensuring high levels of trust in the reporting, communication and forecasting of Stores costs via the management of robust processes and review
  • Hold regular reviews with the Store Ops team to share information, make decisions and deliver the plan
  • Identification of Opportunities and Risks with sufficient notice to influence the outcome
  • Delivery of core finance processes including month end, forecasts, budgets and long range planning
  • Analytical support to projects and new initiatives
  • Encourage knowledge sharing across the team & actively seek to support the development of others
  • Support the evaluation of capital to push for the best possible business outcome on investment
  • Liaise with other finance functions (BP&A and Financial Control) to leverage their insight and expertise 
  • Be the key point of contact for Store Operations within Finance


Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA)
  • Advanced analytical and numerical skills
  • Strong financial systems and Excel skills
  • Experience of supporting a commercial operations team
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships to deliver results
  • Background in retail is preferred but not necessary
  • Curious about the business and drivers of performance
  • Can describe complex ideas simply and to non-finance teams
  • Flexible attitude and forward thinking nature
  • Enjoys working in a team environment

 

 

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Come and Discover Different at TJX. From opportunity and teamwork to growth, we think you’ll find that it’s so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our global TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people dedicated to finding the greatest deals and fantastic style. Best of all? They have a lot of fun doing it.

 

We care about our culture, but we also prioritise the important things like competitive salaries, solid benefits and plenty of room to grow in your role. It’s our way of empowering you to make your career here.
                          
We consider all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and/or sexual orientation. 

 


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