Commercial Analyst

Forward Thinking Recruitment Limited
Bath, UK
23 Apr 2019
23 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Commercial Analyst / Superfoods / FMCG / Bath / Excellent Package FWD are once again teaming up with the UK's leading importer and distributor of superfoods. They supply the major supermarkets (including Tesco's, Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Holland & Barrett) and also supply bulk and private label products to the trade All products are Vegan and Soil Association approved and have been chosen for their nutritional benefits. After a change of control in 2018, the business now has ambitious plans to broaden its offering through both New Product Development and acquisition The Commercial Analyst is a newly created role to provide the business with the data and analysis required to make informed business decisions. You will report to the Head of Finance, but will work closely with other teams including Sales, Operations and NPD Role

Build and maintain a Sale & Operations forecast Evaluate proposed offers and pricing strategies Calculate and maintain cost prices for all products Costing of new products Analyse EPOS data provided by supermarkets and evaluate the outcome of sales strategies Analyse stock levels and advise on purchasing strategies Create and maintain commission / bonus schemes Support the Head of Finance and deputise as necessary Build and maintain an integrated forecast model (P&L, BS and CF) Support Sage 200 implementation and build sales or operational spreadsheets as required About You: Advanced excel skills (Power Query experience a bonus) Excellent analytical skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills An enquiring / commercial mind