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Junior Business Analyst

Salary range: £25,000 p.a. + Benefits package
Location: North Kent

A successful, established construction and building materials group are looking to recruit a highly analytical individual, who can combine I.T skills with commercial awareness to manipulate large volumes of data to produce reports interpreting results and including informed comment on trends and areas requiring further analysis

 

A successful, established construction and building materials group are looking to recruit a highly analytical individual, who can combine I.T skills with commercial awareness to manipulate large volumes of data to produce reports interpreting results and including informed comment on trends and areas requiring further analysis.

The perfect candidate will have responsibility for maintaining the integrity of the commercial data contained in the software tools utilised, COGNOS and IFS, with the ability to extract and report data to meet stakeholder requirements.

They should have a good understanding of profitability reporting concepts such as sales margin, profit contribution and rebates and be able to interpret commercial agreements and decisions to ensure their contents are accurately held on the company’s data warehouse systems.

They will need the ability to work accurately under pressure to meet month end, year end and ad hoc reporting and presentation requirements.

Knowledge and Skills:

Essential:

  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to clearly identify key issues.
  • High level of accuracy with attention to detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret needs and shape required deliverables.
  • Ability to work and co-operate with various business stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Understanding of Financial reporting terms and concepts.

Desirable:

  • Experience of using COGNOS.
  • Commercial reporting experience.
  • Manufacturing experience.