Job Details

Job title

Senior Finance Analyst, Farfetch

Location

London, United Kingdom

Level

Manager

Function

Finance

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

About the department:

We're a truly global team with a presence in all of our locations around the world. Our biggest teams are based in the UK and Portugal. Our team in Porto focuses on financial reporting and operations, while the Group Finance team in London is made up of Tax, Legal, Treasury and Commercial Finance. 

All of our teams play an instrumental role within the business, from developing best practice, delivering strategic projects and helping us to telling our story with data. All our teams work closely together to provide a support network for the business, ensuring the long-term success of Farfetch!  

The role:

This is an exciting new role for a strong Finance Analyst to work with the Finance Manager to support the private client team and the continued evolution of planning and analysis. This role will require digging into and analysing data to support decision making in a fast-paced, high energy and collaborative environment.

This position will give you the chance to add value & insight to a high-growth area of the business by putting your own stamp on building short and long-term analysis and forecasting models on an international scale. 

This role would suit someone who loves digging into the detail, solving problems and finding out what really drives performance but then can also take a step back explaining and recommending actions to senior management. We need someone who is excited about the opportunity of building tools from scratch to propel understanding and help surface actionable insight and loves working in a fast-paced, high energy and collaborative environment.

What you’ll do:

  • You’ll Business Partner with the private client teams throughout our offices 
  • You’ll develop and take ownership of financial modelling & reporting to support and add value in key decision making to ensure overall efficiency and profitability
  • You’ll  drive process improvements and participate in existing reporting enhancements with the mindset of continuous improvement
  • You’ll support commercial initiatives with robust financial analysis 
  • You’ll analyze results, identify opportunities and exploit trends 
  • You’ll support ad hoc requests and projects as they arise 

The Ideal Candidate

Who you are:

  • You are a qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
  • You are an expert in excel (vlookups, Pivots)
  • Your knowledge in SQL, Tableau, Looker & SAP is advantageous
  • You have experience in the technology and fashion industries advantageous
  • You have strong commercial awareness and business acumen 
  • You have the ability to operate in ambiguous and changing situations to meet deadlines
  • You have the ability to self-motivate in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment with competing deadlines
  • You are proactive, enthusiastic, ambitious and passionate with attention to detail
  • You are a strong team player with the ability to interact with those outside of the Finance teams to deliver preferred outcomes 

We can’t wait to receive your application. But before you send it to us, here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be.

  • Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running. 
  • Have you checked spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

About Us

Farfetch is the leading global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry. Founded in 2007 by José Neves for the love of fashion, and launched in 2008, Farfetch began as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Today the Farfetch marketplace connects customers in 190 countries with items from more than 48 countries and over 1,000 of the world's best boutiques and brands, delivering a truly unique shopping experience and access to the most extensive selection of luxury on a single platform. Through its business units, which also include Store of The Future, Farfetch Black & White Solutions, Browns, and Stadium Goods, Farfetch continues to invest in innovation and develop key technologies, business solutions, and services for the luxury fashion industry.