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Finance and Operations Associate

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CREOATE

16d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • £28K - £38K
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must be a data-driven, team player with strong analytical skills, curiosity, problem-solving abilities, resilience, and a commitment to learning and delivering on promises.
  • You will handle financial reporting, forecasting, operational tasks, and process improvement, collaborating with other teams to drive efficiencies and improve customer experience.

Requirements

  • This role would suit an entry level finance professional. Some coursework or past experience in a data-driven and analytical role using Excel is a must. SQL experience would be an additional benefit.
  • Team player - You have exceptional communication skills - written and verbal and are not afraid to speak up to contribute to the best outcomes for the team;
  • Curious and proactive - You have an analytic mind - able to digest lots of data and spot patterns and trends with ease;
  • Think big - You like problem solving and the challenge of tackling problems head-on and coming up with creative solutions to drive outcomes;
  • Resilience - You like variety and thrive in a fast-pace or changing environment;
  • Trust - You are open minded and eager to learn. You deliver on your promises

Responsibilities

  • Execute on our internal and external financial reporting requirements, from month-end management reports to Board reporting;
  • Support the review and preparation of forward looking forecasts, analysis, and reporting;
  • Execute on weekly and monthly financial operation tasks for our trade accounts payable and receivable;
  • Review and identify area of improvement on internal documentation and procedures related to financial operations;
  • Collaborate cross-team with product, marketing and sales teams on company-wide initiatives to drive efficiencies and improve our customer experience
  • Where finance operations support is needed, communicate with customers, suppliers & logistics partners via email;

FAQs

What skills and experience are required for this role?

This role would suit an entry level finance professional. Some coursework or past experience in a data-driven and analytical role using Excel is a must. SQL experience would be an additional benefit.

What are the main responsibilities of this role?

The main responsibilities include executing internal and external financial reporting, supporting the review and preparation of forecasts, handling financial operations tasks for trade accounts payable and receivable, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and communicating with customers, suppliers, and logistics partners as needed.

What kind of person would thrive in this role?

A team player with exceptional communication skills, a curious and proactive mindset, problem-solving abilities, resilience in a fast-paced environment, and a willingness to learn and deliver on promises would thrive in this role.

Building a better economy.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
11-50
Employees
2020
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Creoate was built to help millions of small businesses grow on better terms. We help independent retailers buy sustainable and unique products from brands and wholesalers on a centralised platform, using artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to help retailers forecast sales and manage inventory levels as efficiently as possible and get sustainable payment terms. All with the aim of delivering more choice, better pricing, and more efficient logistics at a global scale. A growing community of 70,000 retailers and 6,000 brands across 10 countries trust Creoate to run their business. We work hard to deliver our mission of building more transparent, inclusive economies by finding innovative ways to help independent businesses grow - and we’re looking for people like you to help shape tomorrow at Creoate alongside a seasoned team who have worked at or invested in Farfetch, Amazon, Wefox, Lyst and Deloitte.