Retail Analyst - Sap
The client are a well established luxury retailer.
The successful candidate will be responsibe for:
*Support the retail teams by providing sales variance analysis and scorecards to measure performance
*Prepare the full price and markdown analysis
*Prepare relevant KPIs to ensure key business drivers optimise performance and decision making ability
*Prepare analysis of retail data including promotional activity and store performance trends
*Propose and prepare cashier sales incentives to drive sales
*Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting
*Providing assistance in preparation of monthly retail accruals
*Enhance existing management information reports to ensure that the reports provide adequate information and meet business requirements
*Perform analysis of Retail Gross Profit Margins and investigate variances to budget
*Prepare key analysis on discounts, returns and other key items that impact the gross profit margin
*Other ad hoc duties as directed by the Retail Commercial Finance Manager
Budget and Forecasting
*Provide support to the EMEA Finance team in preparation of the budget and forecast including setting up of reports and ad hoc preparation of forecasts for specific profit and loss line items
*Provide support in the preparation of the budget presentation
Coordination and Relationship Management
*Build a relationship with the area managers to provide ad hoc support
*Build and maintain relationships with all the service providers including the shared service centre, external auditors, accountants and lawyers.
*Degree-educated; working towards a professional qualification.
*Have previous commercial experience working in an analyst role
*Excellent Excel skills
*Excellent systems skills, preferable SAP