Job Description

Analyst

Birmingham

Permanent

Circa £25k plus excellent benefits

A global automotive business based in Birmingham is recruiting for an analyst to work within their commercial division. The successful candidate will assist and support the business in analysing sales data to enable clearer sales forecasting. You will analyse data from Microsoft Excel and deliver your findings to the business in a clear and concise format to enable the sales teams to enhance and further grow the business.

The Role

  • Using Microsoft Excel, you will analyse data from the customer base, including historical sales data to look for sales patterns.
  • Predict sales forecasting and future projections on sales and volume.
  • Produce a wide range of reports for the business including brand and market analysis and sales reports.
  • Lead presentations to key managers within the business in relation to your analytical findings, mostly within a Microsoft Powerpoint format.
  • Continually develop business tools and reporting systems to drive more accurate forecasting.

Requirements

  • Previous experience as an analyst is essential. It would be an advantage to have worked within a large, complex retail environment. However, you can have worked within a smaller business as long as there were high levels of SKU's or product lines.
  • Microsoft Excel skills with experience of pivot tables, complex formulas and v look-ups are essential.
  • You will need to have the ability to turn your data into a format easily understood by the business.
  • You will need to have strong communication and presentation skills and to be comfortable talking to a room of people.
  • Experienced in using Microsoft PowerPoint as you will regularly use this to present your findings.
  • Ability to travel both the UK and abroad.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your details on our talent management system to consider you for future opportunities.

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