Commercial Analyst

Location: South London
Salary: Competitive
Type: Full-time

ROLE:                    Commercial Analyst
REPORTS TO:        Group Analyst
REPORTS:              0
BASED                   Wimbledon
Job Purpose
To provide the business with relevant and timely trading data, supporting the decision making process with quantifiable and pragmatic analysis
Main duties and responsibilities  
·         Produce weekly trading report pack for the business and analysis of sales, margin and stock data to provide an insight into the week’s trading performance
·         Provide monthly data to enable senior management team to submit reports for monthly board pack
·         Oversee production of quarterly Balanced Scorecards for each store in the chain.
·         Analyse marketing activity to determine the effectiveness of campaigns.
·         Work with Head of Operations in setting period sales targets for each of the stores in the chain.
·         Provide the financial support and challenge in building the sales, margin and stock budgets/forecasts
·         Take a proactive role in supporting the Directors, Commercial and Operational teams on trading issues and action required.
·         Develop existing reporting to support Trading and Operations departments KPIs
·         Provide cover for Boux Analyst within the department.
Skills Required
·         You will be a part-qualified accountant or equivalent, with experience gained within Retail
·         Degree – ideally in business, management or finance
·         High level excel skills
·         Analytical mind-set
·         Able to demonstrate excellent inter personal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business
·         High attention to detail
·         Possess strong commercial acumen with the ability to identify key drivers and take ownership of issues
·         Positive outlook and enthusiasm to develop the role

Note:  This job description is a reflection of the current position and may be subject to change in detail or emphasis depending on the future needs of the department or Company.

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