Business Reporting Analyst , Sunderland (Head Office)

Position posted on 2018-02-26 17:35:31

Hours: 37.5 hours over 5 days

Salary: £30,000 per annum


Job Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to work within an experienced team and provide business-changing support to all levels within the business, from Heads of Department to members of the Board


Reporting directly to the Head of Business Reporting, the role includes the production of key weekly & monthly reports, conducting ad-hoc sales/profitability analysis, and act as Business Partner to internal/external stakeholders. 


Job Profile:                            

  • Business Partner to the sales team, supporting departments and 3rd party suppliers
  • Co-ordinate and plan reporting department business queries using “ticketing” system
  • Production of daily, weekly and monthly reports with supporting commentary
  • Maintaining accuracy by ensuring full report reconciliation
  • Using IT skills (particularly MS Excel) to help improve existing reports and processes
  • Provide profitability analysis for key events
  • Analyse opportunities to maximise sales revenue and improve margin
  • Support reporting improvements to business operations
  • Assist in the roll out Business Intelligence software across the business
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis as required


Key Stakeholders

  • Members of the Board
  • Central Heads of Department
  • Retail Management team
  • 3rd party data providers


Core Performance Areas:     

As a candidate for this position you will be able to demonstrate:

  • An ability to working closely with non-financial managers across all levels
  • High level financial modelling and business case experience
  • An ability to specify and improve processes and reports
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A passion for reporting, numbers and improvement
  • Report writing skills
  • Experience of multi-site location analysis
  • Advanced Excel skills with use of higher functions
  • Ability to use Word, PowerPoint and Outlook


Personal Qualities:

  • Demonstrate a track record of successfully achieving and exceeding objectives
  • A team player with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills (at all levels)
  • A self-starter with good organisation skills
  • Maintains a consistently smart and professional image
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Part/Newly qualified accountant (CIMA or ACCA) or similar business experience

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