My client is a huge brand in the UK, a charity that has been supporting vulnerable people nationwide for decades and is warmly regarded by the public for the incredible work they do. The Retail Finance team is currently seeking a bright and ambitious Finance Analyst to join the team in a brand new role. Although initially a fixed term contract, the hope is they will be embedded in a permanent position after the initial contract. Responsibilities include: Provide high quality, insightful financial analysis and advice to the Retail and Trading Management team Maintain external contacts to assist with analysing market trends and use this to support business decision making and performance and influence the annual budget planning and forecasting process Work alongside other finance colleagues and IS to develop and use reporting tools to drive more effective business analysis Use of business acumen to support and influence the creation of business cases for business projects Provision of financial analysis to support and challenge the Retail Operations team managers (Regional and area managers) around store, area and regional performances for all 6 income streams. The successful candidate will be at least part qualified in an accountancy qualification, but they must be an excellent scenario modeller with proven ability of managing very large quantities of data and summarising into clear information and results. This is a great role for a commercial analyst, who thrives in an ever changing, fast paced and reactive environment but wants to work for an organisation that helps thousands of children every year.