The role

We are working towards becoming the best in our industry and to do that we need the best talent to help in driving the business forward. We are currently looking for a Finance Analyst to be based at our Manchester HO, looking after our Karen Millen brand. You'll be responsible for producing analysis and providing insight.

Your team

In Finance, we charge towards commercial aims. Our proactive business partnering, advice and forecasting give the brand confidence to succeed. We’re all about delivering world-class finance, addressing limitations, overcoming challenges, and ensuring the business invests in the right things. Part of working in a fashion-forward fast-growing PLC means never calling ourselves corporate. Because we aren’t.

What you'll be doing

  • Assist with production of daily EBITDA reporting, with attention to detail on all metrics of the P&L to ensure maximum accuracy
  • Assist with the collation of weekly analysis on performance, with a particular focus on financial performance. Use this analysis to identify and highlight key weekly trends and recommendations to be communicated to stakeholders
  • Support Head of Finance in preparation of annual Budget and weekly / monthly / quarterly re-forecasts
  • Build relationships with non-finance staff, assisting them with analysis to support strategic business decisions
  • Pro-actively work with Marketing to understand marketing channel performance and identify potential risks or opportunities to business growth
  • Own marketing spend tracker to ensure latest actuals and forecast are in line with expectation
  • Assist in monthly headcount reporting, with regular interaction with HR business partner
  • Fully understand cost base and identify potential efficiency opportunities
  • Contribution to weekly and ad hoc trading analysis including product, carriage & margin, variable costs, as required
  • Assist Head of Finance with scenario planning / proposals in line with business growth strategies (new markets, wholesale)
  • Review of monthly Management accounts and highlight key variances to latest forecast

Working with us

To succeed here, you have to love working at pace. It’s relentless, but we love it. Change is a certainty – you need to adapt and be agile. We want you to challenge the status quo, innovate and be open to trying new things. We’re always pushing boundaries. We empower our people, giving them freedom and autonomy to learn and grow in their roles. We’re passionate, agile, creative and one team.

More about you

  • Ideally Part Qualified (c.1 year remaining) CIMA/ACCA/ACA/ICAS
  • Beneficial to have Retail/FMCG experience
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Qlikview, other BI tools (preferred)
  • Experience with Marketing Performance Appraisal (preferred)
  • Comfortable liaising with senior business stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to manipulate and present data to produce meaningful information
  • Experience of working with large scale volumes of data and data modelling
  • Strong Excel Skills (required) / SQL (preferred)

Please take note of our Pactt Behaviours to enable us to build our culture the way we like to:

  • Passion: Positivity, commitment, and a can-do mindset.
  • Agile: Embrace change, act fast, and stay flexible.
  • Commercial: Trust instincts, make bold choices, and use data to drive actions.
  • Creative: Think outside the box, bring new ideas, and embrace initiative.
  • Team: One team, one family - appreciate and support each other

Why Join Us

  • You’ll get the opportunity to take part in our various share schemes
  • Core hours enable you to flex your working times around your needs on an ad hoc basis
  • Benefits that support your health and wellbeing
  • There’s up to 40% discount off our all of our brands
  • Our social calendar? Next level
  • With HQs in Manchester and London and offices across the globe (some are dog friendly!), we offer a buzzing atmosphere and the boohoo family culture wherever you work

What to expect from here

If you do think you have what it takes - Please apply and if successful you will be asked to:

  1. Meet with our Talent Partner to go through your experience and what you could bring to the business over a 30 mins call.
  2. If we are right for you and you are right for us then you will be invited to take part in a teams call with our Head of Finance to learn more about the new stream and what to expect
  3. If all goes well from this initial meeting, then we will ask for you to come to HQ and meet with the Head of Finance
  4. If we like what we see, we will bring you onboard


Find out more about us and the Finance team here: