Business Partner

Recruiter
Greenwell Gleeson
Location
County of Herefordshire
Salary
34000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Greenwellgleeson are recruiting for the position of Commercial Analyst based just outside of Worcester paying between 34 - 38k +. This will be an excellent opportunity to join a team with a real chance of growth and progression.
This is a new role to the business and will be central to its on going commercial success. The role reports to the Financial Director, but the individual will need to form strong relationships across the business including the Sales Director, Head of Marketing, National Account Managers, Key Account Managers and Product Manager amongst others in order to drive improved commercial performance across the business.

The ideal candidate will have exposure in 4 key areas:
* Commercial Analysis, Reporting and Forecasting
* Pricing Strategy
* Category Management
* Promotional Planning

The individual should
* Be able to offer strategic analysis and insight at a product, category and channel level.
* Produce and present clear reports and recommendations.
* Have experience in understanding customer needs and the retail environment (B2B2C).
* Have a commercial mind-set and comprehension of marketing and sales principles as well as promotional planning.
* Have exceptional communication and influencing skills, they will be confident in speaking and presenting to senior individuals within the business.

The ideal candidate will have exposure in 4 key areas:
* Commercial Analysis, Reporting and Forecasting
* Pricing Strategy
* Category Management
* Promotional Planning

The Ideal candidate will be
* Graduate calibre, with minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role - specific sector experience is less important than quality and attitude.
* Excellent IT, analytical, administration and organizational skills.
* Finance degree or Professional Accounting Qualification.
* Experience of Quickview or similar BI reporting tools, coupled with excellent Excel skills.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills and creative flair. Able to demonstrate good copy writing skills.
* Full UK Driving License