Business Data Analyst

Posted 16 October by Webrecruit
Business Data Analyst
Birmingham, West Midlands

Cooksongold is a leading global supplier of precious metals in gold, silver, platinum and palladium alloys. We are the UK's largest one-stop shop for the jewellery maker.

As a Business Data Analyst in the jewellery industry, you will support the business by setting up and maintaining all system data, including product information, pricing and costs. Working in a team of 3, you will contribute to the development of in-house costing models and practices. You will collect, transform, analyse and report on company products; specifically those bought in.

You will test your ability to meet tight deadlines and build your experience in processing large data. In return, we will provide you with on the job training, guidance and the support you need to build on your existing expertise. 

Your duties will be to:
- Develop, build and maintain standard cost data and ensure accuracy and integrity of costs
- Challenge current standard costs and where necessary revise calculations to take account of process/supplier changes
- Produce business performance reports and presentations
- Analyse the data and highlight any area for concern or opportunities for improvement e.g. on data management processes
- Liaise with the Supply Chain and Product Management teams to maintain accurate and up-to-date product and pricing information
- Support the code creation & auto pricing administration using in-house software (such as AS400)

The successful candidate will have:
- Grade C (or equivalent) and above in GCSE Maths and English
- Previous costing experience and manipulating large data sets 
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to interrogate and interpret numbers and costing data
- Excellent attention to detail
- Advanced Excel skills e.g. ability to set up and manipulate Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs and Sum Ifs.
- Highly organised and flexible with excellent communication skills
- Ability to quickly learn new skills
- Ability to prioritise and schedule work to meet demands set by the department, company or external customer
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Effective team working skills
- Ability to use initiative for independent work
- Ability to drive continuous improvements
- A proactive approach to problem solving

Desirable
- A degree level qualification or equivalent in a business or finance related discipline
- Confident presentation skills
- Knowledge and experience within the jewellery or manufacturing Industry 
- Experience with macros, BOMs and SQL

Hours of work: 
Total 37.5 hours per week, core office hours are Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 16:45, Friday 08:30 – 15:30 with a 30 minute lunch break each day. 

Benefits:
- Salary range of £25,000 – £28,000 per annum (dependent on experience) 
- Up to 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
- Company pension scheme with employer contributions matched up to 8%
- Life Assurance
- Discounts on company products, gym memberships and cinema
- Free eyecare vouchers with Boots and more

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Other organisations may call this role Data Analyst, Analyst, Business Analyst, SQL Analyst, Insight Analyst, or Data Insight Analyst.

Reference: 39154490

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