Función Laboral: Finanzas & Control de Gestión

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: London - Hammersmith

País: United Kingdom

Finance Industrial Placement

Based: L’Oréal® UK or The Body Shop® International

Location: Hammersmith, Littlehampton (West Sussex) and Llantrisant, Wales.

Duration: 53 weeks

Start date: Monday 26th June 2017

Annual Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

This placement provides an excellent opportunity for you to really understand and experience the role of the finance function within a business.  You will be an integral part of the team using all major financial software programmes i.e. Salesforce, SAP and Magnitude. You will benefit from direct exposure to people in all functions including marketing, purchasing and IT providing you with the perfect opportunity to understand how L'Oréal operates. The role will test and develop your financial awareness, business acumen and interpersonal skills. You will undertake projects (e.g. cost cutting project) alongside your day to day duties and ad hoc report requests.

You will also assist the Marketing Controller and marketing teams to maximise efficiency of marketing spends. This role gives you a great opportunity to excel and liaise with numerous functions and different levels of seniority within the division.

Your industrial placement may sit within any of L’Oreal’s UK or The Body Shop’s international finance teams. This includes corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, treasury, international controls, financial shared services and tax.


PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Optimising the Group’s financial results by controlling/ensuring financial discipline.
  • Financial assistance to Marketing Controller and marketing teams on a day to day basis.
  • Analysing, reporting and ensuring correct procedures are enforced
  • Provide key corporate decision-makers with timely and accurate information
  • Using your initiative to manage growth and contribution to everything from product launches to pricing strategies.
  • Full ownership of month end media reconciliation, looking at actuals to media plans. Involves liaising with our external media company to ensure the correct media costs are taken within the month.
  • Assist in smooth closure of the month end process; ensuring costs are accounted for correctly within the P&L by running SAP reports and liaising with the marketing and purchasing teams.
  • Communication of weekly statistics to the marketing teams.
  • Calculation of month end commission on media to send to the advertising agency for billing.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Have strong technical skills along with an ability to analyse and draw conclusions from complex data, use this insight to provide reasoned recommendations
  • Confident in using with ease Microsoft Excel with the aptitude to learn more
  • Enjoy seeking new and creative solutions to business problems and using financial skills to approach these with an objective and rational view.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a multi-functional environment, and interact effectively with your business partners outside the Finance function
  • Be able to operate in a fast moving environment and to manage time efficiently in order to meet deadlines

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • You must be completing a placement as part of your degree
  • You must be on track to attaining a 2:1 for your degree

Please note that once you have submitted your application the Graduate Team will be reviewing it at the first available opportunity. However, in some instances you may be waiting a number of weeks to be hearing back from us due to other team constraints.

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