Rebates Analyst

Location
England, Bedfordshire, Dunstable
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
07 May 2019
Closes
04 Jun 2019
Ref
14014135/001
Contact
Laura Riley
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Part qualified

We are recruiting for an impressive household name, based in Dunstable, who are looking for a commercially minded Rebates Analyst to join their Finance team.

Client Details

Our client is an impressive and well known brand across the UK with offices based in Dunstable. Due to market-beating sales growth they are continuing to expand rapidly across the UK and as such the Finance division has a need for another head.

Description

The Rebates Analyst will be responsible for the commercial analysis of all related areas of rebates and stock for this part of the group.

A key part of the role is to support the commercial director, senior executive team and buying function with value-adding information and insight to meet business objectives for rebates and stock.

The role duties include:

  • Act as the main finance contact for all aspects of rebates with a focus to identify future risks and opportunities
  • Creation of budgets and forecasts supported with variance analysis as part of month-end process
  • Tracking, verification and recording of suppliers trading agreements (legal documents) ensuring accuracy and timeliness of rebates into the accounts
  • Ensure any queries are resolved for cash collection and aid to get payments in on a timely basis
  • Business partnering with the commercial & replenishment teams to direct stock purchases for maximum ROI while optimising sales in-line with business targets
  • Preparation of month end accruals, journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Calculation, reconciliation and timely invoicing of all aspects of supplier funding to facilitate cashflow of the company
  • Liaising with suppliers to resolve disputes over funding and turnover levels

  • Regular and accurate finance reporting

  • In co-operation with supply chain and commercial teams, provide analytical input to facilitate achieving the business stock targets including sterling stock targets, stock weeks cover and slow moving stock

  • Stock reporting & analysis of key KPI's as part of monthend

  • Preparing month end accruals, journals and balance sheet reconciliations

  • Contribute to weekly reporting to the commercial team

  • Continuing to strive to improve quality and efficiencies in the reporting and delivery of information

  • Support finance team with ad hoc queries

Profile

The successful Rebates Analyst will be:

  • Ideally studying for ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Analytical and organised
  • Strong Excel with desirable knowledge of Oracle or SAP
  • Strong background in Accounts Receivable, ideally with significant knowledge and experience in dealing with rebates or supplier funding
  • Other attributes will include:Confident, Inquisitive, Proactive, Resilient under pressure, Strong attention to detail, and the ability to learn quickly.

Job Offer

The Rebates Analyst will look to earn between £35,000 and £40,000 plus an extensive benefits package including a generous bonus scheme and study package.

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