Commercial Analyst - FARFETCH

UK London
08 Jun 2022
02 Nov 2022
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're partnering with the world's best brands, boutiques and department stores to provide our customers with a unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform. We work with all areas of FARFETCH to achieve business success and to improve our social and environmental impact. We want to empower our consumers to think, act and choose positively while offering an unrivalled range of fashion to empower their individuality.


Our office is located in Old Street, London's tech hub. With an open-plan space, ideal for collaborative working, an outdoor terrace for a team lunch, or a dedicated studio for a yoga class.


We are looking for a commercially-minded financial expert, supporting projects to achieve additional value to the Farfetch community whilst driving our commercial priorities. In addition to implementing our Commercial growth strategy, the role includes improving and growing products that add great value for our partners and for Farfetch, working with different teams at Farfetch and external suppliers, and optimising our commercial performance. You will be comfortable with autonomously leading projects that help develop our overall Commercial growth strategy and managing the operations linked to our different products and activities. You will report to the Commercial Manager.


    • Develop our long-term Commercial growth strategy and independently manage projects through to operational delivery
    • Support on improving and implementing the core financial and commercial growth programmes, with the objective of increasing impact, adoption and partner performance
    • Conduct analysis to support launching a potential new product / functionality to fuel partner growth
    • Support new partner acquisition and product adoption through creating compelling marketing materials and participating in onboarding calls
    • Build models to track and evaluate programmes, perform seasonal forecasts, monitor financial performance
    • Communicate with partner facing teams to gather qualitative feedback on our partner performance, responding to ad-hoc questions about our programmes
    • Manage the daily relationship with internal and external partners - Treasury, Legal, Commercial teams, Communication & Marketing and our finance provider
    • Oversee operations involving other teams for the different programmes (transfers, contracts and compliance, financial reconciliation, risk monitoring)Create monthly business updates and analysis on initiative performance
    • Support on building seasonal financial plans for our main partners
    • Provide consulting services to partners and address technical / in-depth questions on request
    • Seek out opportunities to improve business processes, products and team performance


    • Some work experience in a strategic, analytics or finance role
    • Experience building financial models, running insight analysis to support decisions, creating visual dashboards to monitor performance
    • Advanced Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets). Experience with SQL or Looker will come in handy
    • Used to creating storylines for presentations using insights from analyses
    • Commercially-minded and happy working with different teams
    • Can take control of complex problems and is committed to finding a solution


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Flexible benefits - Private Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Pension scheme and more
    • Critical Illness Insurance and Life Assurance
    • Flexible working environment and more!


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

You will sit with the Commercial Planning and Pricing team and our core goal is to use financial and commercial levers to support partner growth on Farfetch, attract the best stock for our customers and achieve the right behaviour from partners on our platform.${description2}

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