Retail Trade Analyst

Retail Trade Analyst

Ref: JO-2111-109550 | £35000 - £45000 per annum | Location:Newport, Wales | Added:01/11/21

Quest have proudly partnered with a Retail Group looking to grow it’s High Street proposition, having opened new stores recently, they are now looking for a Retail Trade Analyst to join their team in the Newport area.

The Retail Trade Analyst will be responsible for managing budgets, looking at sales and forecast performance. You will have a track record of analysing the performance of stores, identifying potential areas of growth and creating accurate forecasts to present with the leadership team to assist in Retail decision making.

Day to day duties include:

  • Producing reports for that include the monthly management pack, trade pack and daily sales reports
  • Preparing the annual budget, forecast and latest view
  • Analysing data to determine trends in sales, costs and profitability to assist the leadership team in decision making
  • Regular performance reviews with the business, reviewing variances, profitability and latest view
  • Analyse & scope new business opportunities within stores & new business partners
  • Ad-hoc trading analysis of promotions / offers

To be successful in your application for the Retail Trade Analyst you will be a Qualified Accountant (ICAEW, CIMA or ACCA) and have:

  • Experience of working in a complex fast paced environment
  • Experience of reporting, forecasting and analysing trends to support the business in decision making
  • Strong IT Skills including advanced excel and financial modelling with the ability to deal with large volumes of data (preferably in BI)
  • Experience of developing systems, implementing change and using automation to drive efficiency
  • Flexible & diplomatic in approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Forward thinking and a team player

Working in a similar role for a retailer is highly desireable.

Contact Jay Thandi for more details about this exceptional opportunity. Our client have a generous salary on offer between £35,000 – £45,000 per annum + benefits.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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