Business Analyst

Recruiter
Foxwell Associates
Location
Rochester
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Working for a leading manufacturer, that are specialists in their field, the highly commercial Business Analyst role has become available.

The role requires a highly analytical individual who can manipulate large volumes of data and use their commercial acumen to produce meaningful reports, interpret results and comment on trends/areas requiring further analysis.

Detailed duties include;

  • Maintaining the integrity of the commercial data
  • Manipulate large volumes of data, using advanced excel functions and COGNOS
  • Extract and report data to meet stakeholder requirements
  • Analysing product trend, profitability, costs of production
  • Interpret Commercial agreements and decisions to ensure their contents are accurately held on the company’s data warehouse systems
  • Working closely with senior stakeholders of the business and responding to their requests for information, often at short notice
  • Month end, year end, adhoc reporting/presentation requirements

In order to be considered, candidates will need to be able to demonstrate;

Essential

  • High level of accuracy with attention to detail
  • Understand profitability reporting concepts such as sales margin, profit contribution and rebates
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interpret needs and shape required deliverables.
  • Ability to work and co-operate with various business stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Understanding of Financial reporting terms and concepts

Desirable

  • Experience of using COGNOS
  • Experience in writing Crystal reports
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, ideally IFS
  • Manufacturing experience