Commercial Business Analyst

The primary source of data is in a system called filemaker. This data requires exporting to excel and then regular analysing on a weekly basis, to extract insights which are key to business decision making.

This position would suit an individual comfortable working with large volumes of data. Someone with attention to detail, who can spot anomalies and patterns and use historic data to forecast forwards.

Ideally, you will be enthusiastic, proactive, well organised and diligent with an ability to present your findings in a clear and concise manner using graphs and charts. Excellent attention to detail and able to work as an individual and as part of a small team.

Help the data to tell us a story….

General Responsibilities:

This role is to support 2 teams:

  • The Quest team – in order to provide meaningful client dashboards to help identify and drive forward revenue growth opportunities
  • The Finance team – in order to analyse data to give insight to guide rolling forecasting and business decision making

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build a weekly Power BI (or alternative) Dashboard. This report would be interactive and capable of drill down functionality
  • Detailed monthly reports with month end variances
  • Assist in upgrading the financial forecasting model 2022
  • Improve and maintain some of our staff KPI trackers using filemaker data
  • Review, design and improve existing client reports
  • Analyse client spend data to identify areas of opportunity, e.g. homes not purchasing certain products
  • Perform scenario analysis to predict the outcome of certain business decisions – such as a change in price structure

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continually monitor all parcels status out for delivery that day
  • Ensure all priority and early deliveries have ETA’s
  • Ensure all ETAs are being met
  • Liaise with couriers where necessary to guarantee the successful delivery of all parcels
  • Maintain a proactive line of communication with customers providing updates and information where necessary
  • Asses and confidently determine when there is a need to make alternative arrangements
  • Liaise with Same Day Couriers to arrange the delivery of parcels when necessary
  • Take responsibility to guide, supervise and train any new employee joining the department


Reports To:

Finance Director + Managing Director

Your line manager will be the Finance Director and you will work closely with the Managing Director as a key business stakeholder who will drive the initial set up of the role and the support of Quest (new business team).

You will

Required Skills / Attributes:

  • Build a weekly Power BI (or alternative) Dashboard. This report would be interactive and capable of drill down functionality
  • Detailed monthly reports with month end variances
  • Assist in upgrading the financial forecasting model 2022
  • Improve and maintain some of our staff KPI trackers using filemaker data
  • Review, design and improve existing client reports
  • Analyse client spend data to identify areas of opportunity, e.g. homes not purchasing certain products
  • Perform scenario analysis to predict the outcome of certain business decisions – such as a change in price structure
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Preferred Skills / Attributes

  • Experience with Power BI or a similar tool
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in finance, statistics or data analyst type roles

What we offer in return

  • 1 year fixed term contract with potential future opportunities for the right candidate
  • 5% company contribution towards pension
  • 4x Salary Life Assurance
  • Income Protection insurance
  • 35-hour work week
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Further accounting study available to the right candidate
  • Hybrid working available
  • Work hard/play hard culture and a great working environment
  • A Living Wage Accredited organization

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Fancy joining the team?

If you are interested in joining the JD team please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]