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

Location
Dublin North, Dublin
Salary
EUR60000 - EUR61000 per annum
Posted
22 Aug 2018
Closes
19 Sep 2018
Ref
4956 C EAcc
Contact
John Finn
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full-time
Commercial Business Analyst
Providing analysis and review of performance of Sales, Margins and stock across the Estate.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting
-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

Planning
-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

Interdepartmental
-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, john.finn@manpower.ie (Outside normal business hours: 087 621 4254)