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Graduate Job Financial Analyst

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: J355
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000  

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As a world leader in the premium drinks industry and employing over 18,000 people in 70 countries you would expect that our business has grown via successive acquisitions as well as organic growth.  We are well known for our impressive portfolio of well known brands made up from brand and market companies that locally adapt the global strategy.  We are the industry leader in Asia; a major player in the mature markets and hold an enviable position in China and India.

What do we do? 

Working within the wines and spirit industry, we are recognised as a brand builder using innovation to deliver growth in our chosen markets.  Our acquisitions are strategic and our desire to drive premium quality products is underpinned with substantial marketing expenditure.

Where do you come in? 

Being a member of our Finance department, working closely with the Finance Manager for spirits; the role of a Financial Analyst is critical to support the sales and marketing departments.  You will act as an interface between the financial planning and the analysis team; building relationships with Brand Managers, Commercial Managers and others in the business to create a partnership approach.  It will be down to you to enhance the quality of the financial analysis that is currently being provided and ensure that performance is being accurately measured. Identifying and communicating issues relating to financial performance on brands as and when required will be an important part of your role.  

What do you need to demonstrate? 

To work within our company you will need to show a real understanding for the commercial world. You must have strong commercial acumen and first class communication, problem solving and personal organisational skills. 

You will have 3 - 4 years experience working in a finance or accountancy role within a FMCG or commercial company. You will be a high calibre graduate with minimum of a 2.1 at degree level and BBB at A Level.

Ideally you will have or be studying towards your CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualification. We will help and support you through your qualifications. 

How do you apply? 

If you are successful we will be legally required to ensure you are eligible to work in the UK. Before you apply please check your eligibility.

All applications will be assessed by Discovery Graduates. We believe that every graduate is capable of getting a good graduate job given the right support, advice and training and we only work with companies who recognise the value that the right graduate can bring to their business. 

Location: London (inner and outer)

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