Assistant Commercial Analyst

MaxAd Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000/annum Benefits
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Commercial Analyst: An experienced Assistant Commercial Analyst is required to provide essential financial and commercial support, analysing large volumes of data for one of the UK's leading fancy dress, Halloween and Carnival costume manufacturing businesses, established since 1894.

Working within the Finance team, the ideal Assistant Commercial Analyst will have a mathematical mindset, providing accurately analysed data allowing the Business Analyst to make commercial recommendations.

The ideal Assistant Commercial Analyst will understand Microsoft Navision, be able to support the maintenance of the Navision data warehouse (cube) and analyse high volumes of complex information for this global costume manufacturing company.

* Generate analysis from complex, high-volume data
* Assist in delivering concise and accurate reports to managers
* Assist in communicating financial data across differing functional and hierarchic audiences
* Assist the Management Accountant in producing reconciled monthly departmental P&L and KPI's
* Help with the maintenance of the Navision data warehouse (cube)
* Produce the sales and product analysis element of monthly packs for review by department heads
* Provide customer margin reporting to Sales Managers
* Reconcile sales between data warehouse and Navision
* Help with the maintenance of the Navision data warehouse (cube)
* Assist with commercial forecasting / promotions / stock management

Skills and experience:
* Understanding of Microsoft Navision (or similar software), along with Power BI (highly advantageous)
* Able to analyse and summarise large volumes of data accurately and clearly
* Part or fully qualified AAT Accountant with strong IT abilities
* Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar, highly numerate and analytical role
* MS Excel advanced user (pivot tables / macros / advanced formulae)
* Other reporting systems knowledge (desirable)
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Desire to acquire sufficient technical knowledge to understand the company and its products
* Confidence to project opinions to line Manager
* Flexible and adaptable, with "can do" attitude

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, numerate and driven Assistant Commercial Analyst to join this well-respected, long standing manufacturer and distributor of quality costumes and accessories. Competitive salary + benefits. Apply now