Business Analyst, 12 month contract €58K - €60K

17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
BA JR 8845
John Finn
Job Type
Business Analyst
Providing analysis and review of performance of Sales, Margins and stock across the Estate.

Key Responsibilities

-Ensure Sales, margin and stock reporting is delivered weekly across each channel (working with the Finance team)
-Report on Books promotional, new and core range performance
-Report on category performance and underlying drivers
-Report on clearance vs full price margins achieved across Gift, and the new & immature categories
-Perforance based reporting
-Exception reporting on margin below agreed benchmark
-Report on Commercial Income and margin funding
-Facilitate preparation of e-Commerce weekly KPI report

-Suppor preparation of detailed phased Budgets
-Project and forecast full year Sales, margin and stock versus budget
-Project supplier income
-Work closely with each Category team

Analysis & support business decision making
-Analysis Trading performance
-Support analysis of promotional modelling and pricing scenarios
-Support business decision
-Support Commercial CAPEX proposals
-Work with Retail and store development on refit store plans to optimise profit
-Understand Category profitability and return on space
-Understand channel profitability

-Working closing with other teams/ department members to resolve any issues arising in relation to key areas of responsibilities within the business and work towards process control improvements for the future.

The Person:
*The ideal person will be a Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA,CPA) with at least 3 years' industry experience
*Strong systems experience, ERP knowledge an advantage.
*Excellent excel and data analysis skills are essential
*Strong communication skills
*The ability to interact and communicate effectively with management and other departments in the organisation will be important to the role
*Attention to Detail
*Strong numeric and analytical skills and ability to interrogate systems.
*Ability to prioritise work and requests based on time frames, commercial & operational impacts.
*Energetic and results-focused
*Proactive and the ability to work in a changing environment

For more information on this position please contact John Finn, ManpowerGroup, 01 645 5222,

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