Retail Analyst- Aurum House, Leicester

Job Type Full Time
Location Aurum House
Area Leicestershire, England
Job Sector Leicester Head Office
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref AURUMV3397
Contract Type Permanent
Description

We are recruiting for a Retail Analyst to join our Retail Operations team based at Aurum House in Leicester.

The Department acts as a focal point, providing a link between Aurum House, the Retail Network, other departments and our suppliers. The pace is fast moving and dynamic, with a need to achieve production and analysis of high volume, accurate information

You will provide accurate, timely production and analysis of essential management information and support to our Retail Network & Support Functions.  You will have an excellent knowledge of relevant IT systems and an in-depth business awareness is required to exceed the expectations of our customers.

 

Responsibilites:

  • Setting and managing the store controllable costs budgets, including the authorisation of invoices
  • To liaise with the senior management and field teams to agree and communicate store sales targets
  • Calculation of monthly margin and product targets
  • Store brand analysis and budget maintenance for key watch / jewellery brands
  • To liaise with the Brilliance Incentive Manager and various brands to provide regular incentive analysis
  • Management of the Store Reporting Hub
  • Production, development and automation of daily KPI reports
  • KPI and MI reporting, providing analysis and insight for decision support
  • Analyse internal sales data and provide early identification of issues/opportunities based on performance trends to enable scenario based action plans
  • Continual improvement - ensure reports are maintained, relevant, timely, and in line with latest business developments, providing insight & decision support
  • Key support for Retail Director and Senior Team ensuring timely, accurate and insightful analysis to provide more informed trading decisions and support key projects/initiatives
  • Report development and support for various departments across the business
  • To have a global awareness of the business and where areas of remit fit within it

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent numerical ability
  • Excellent communication and organisation
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Exceptional analytical & decision support skills

 

Essential Skills and Experience:

 

  • SAP BW System
  • Business Objects
  • SAP
  • Prioritising Workload & Time Management

 

Other personal attributes are:

  • Flexible approach to workload and working hours to accommodate the needs of the business
  • Strong sense of team but also the ability to work solo on projects
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Motivated and focussed
  • Pro-active
  • Confidentiality
  • Strong desire to improve personal development and knowledge

In return we offer a competitive salary, 35 hour working week, company bonus, full training, staff discount, free eye tests, free onsite parking, Childcare vouchers and more.


Closing date: 31st Mar 2017
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