Accountant, Commercial Business Analyst, 60K,12 month maternity

Dublin North, Dublin
EUR60000 - EUR61000 per annum
22 Aug 2018
19 Sep 2018
4956 C EAcc
John Finn
Job Type
Commercial 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
-Performance based reporting
-Exception reporting on margin below agreed benchmark
-Report on Commercial Income and margin funding
-Facilitate preparation of e-Commerce weekly KIP report

-Supp or 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 CAP EX 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 (CI MA/AC/AC CA,CPA) with at least 3 year's industry experience
Strong systems experience, EARP 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 analytically 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, Manpower Group, 01 645 5222, (Outside normal business hours: 087 621 4254)