Commercial Finance Assistant

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Commercial Finance Assistant

2 days a week at Head Office in Whyteleafe (just 15 minutes outside of central Croydon) and 3 days a week working from home (optional)

Variable core hours – earlier start and earlier finish, or start later and finish later!

Great benefits that are worth getting excited about, including 50% staff discount!




If it’s a yes, Yes, YES – this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity in our Finance department for someone to kickstart their career as part of our Commercial Finance team. No prior finance experience is needed, we’re just looking for someone who has strong commercial acumen with an analytical approach to everything they do.

We’re also offering for this person to study an Apprenticeship alongside their new role, furthering their knowledge and expertise in this area, to set them up for continued success in tehri future finance career.

A bit about Ann Summers…

You might know us as the inventors of the Rampant Rabbit, or even the destination for must-have lingerie and sex toys, and you’re right, but we’re SO much more than that…

We’re an inclusive brand that strives to EMPOWER, lives to PUSH BOUNDARIES, gets kicks off MAKING IT HAPPEN and absolutely LOVES OUR CUSTOMER!

Whether you’re working at our head office, in one of our stores, as part of our warehouse operation or as a self-employed Ambassador, one thing that’s guaranteed is no two days are the same. We’re a unique and diverse brand with phenomenally talented experts – together we inspire to achieve the brand’s global vision.

A bit about the role…

* Supporting the Commercial Finance team in all areas of department activity
* Deep dive into the various channels to understand the business and how it trades
* Take a pro-active approach to solving any issues, constantly striving for accuracy
* Support Finance Business Partners with analysis, such as review of sales performance, highlighting trends and building an understanding of the business
* Challenge trends in data to drive business thinking and decision making
* Own consolidation of budget and forecasts to ensure accuracy and consistency between files
* Support in the budgeting and forecasting process and preparation
* Ongoing development of skills across multiple systems (Pyramid, NAV) to extract the right data efficiently

We’re looking for someone who has:

* Exceptional capability working with numbers and data
* A commercial mindset with an inquisitive approach
* Self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative
* A real ‘can do’ attitude
* Genuine desire to learn and develop
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
* Pride in their attention to detail and time management skills
* A ‘make it happen’ approach and enjoys a fast pace and dynamic environment
* An affinity with our brand and is an authentic ambassador of our people values
* Knowledge of Excel functions is preferable but not essential

At Ann Summers we are proud to continue embracing inclusion, diversity, and equality in our every day, supporting our people to be themselves. We are committed to building teams with a variety of backgrounds, skills, and views.

What’s in it for you?

Being part of the AS family offers some fab benefits, not only is it a great brand to be a part of, but not only will enjoy 50% staff discount, but so much more, take a look…

* 29 Holidays (including Bank Holidays)
* Apprenticeship opportunity
* Companywide bonus scheme
* Your Birthday off
* A week off after getting married/civil partnership
* Colleague social activities
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Wellbeing space
* Company perks scheme
* Workplace pension
* Life Assurance
* Holiday purchase scheme
* Free onsite car park at HO
* Access to digital learning platform

We value each one of our colleagues and aim to make Ann Summers a great place to be!

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.

Ann Summers complies with all GDPR policies and by responding to this ad your details will be kept on record for a total of 6 months unless expressed otherwise

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