We are pleased to announce a vacancy for the position of Commercial Business Analyst on a fixed term basis (9 months) for the purposes of maternity cover. This role will involve providing analysis and review of performance of Sales, Margins and stock across our client Estate.
Ensure Sales, margin and stock reporting is delivered weekly across each channel (working with the Finance team)
Report on Books promotional, new and core range performance
Report on category performance and underlying drivers
Report on clearance vs full price margins achieved across Gift, and the new & immature categories
Performance based reporting
Exception reporting on margin below agreed benchmark
Report on Commercial Income and margin funding
Facilitate preparation of e-Commerce weekly KPI report
Support preparation of detailed phased Budgets
Project and forecast full year Sales, margin and stock versus budget
Project supplier income
Work closely with each Category team
Analysis & support business decision making
Analysis Trading performance
Support analysis of promotional modelling and pricing scenarios
Support business decision
Support Commercial CAPEX proposals
Work with Retail and store development on refit store plans to optimise profit
Understand Category profitability and return on space
Understand channel profitability
Working closing with other teams’/ department members to resolve any issues arising in relation to key areas of responsibilities within the business and work towards process control improvements for the future.
The ideal person will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with at least 3 years’ industry experience
Strong systems experience, ERP knowledge an advantage.
Excellent excel and data analysis skills are essential
Strong communication skills
A keen desire to learn
The ability to interact and communicate effectively with management and other departments in the organisation will be important to the role
Attention to Detail
Strong numeric and analytical skills and ability to interrogate systems.
Ability to prioritise work and requests based on timeframes, commercial &
Energetic and results-focused
Proactive and the ability to work in a changing environment
To secure this position please contact James Devon on 01 670 4488 or send your CV to email@example.com and I will call you for a confidential discussion.