Commercial Analyst

ATOM Group
Tunbridge Wells, UK
Full Time
Job posted
November 8, 2017
Closing date
08 Dec 2017

Department/Section: Marketing and Analytics
Salary range: 30-40k
Place of work: Tunbridge Wells
Reporting to: Head of Commercial Analytics
Responsible for: No direct reports

ATOM Group
ATOM Group is a multi-award winning, dynamic company revolutionising the spirits industry through an unerring desire to have pride in what we do. The Group consists of three companies covering the full supply chain. Atom Brands creates inspiring, quality products like Bathtub Gin, the 2017 Gold Medal winner at the World Gin Awards.

Maverick Drinks is challenging the normal model for distributing products to bars, clubs and other retail outlets. And Master of Malt is our customer facing website where functional elegance ensures customers smoothly find what they need.

Commercial Analytics
Commercial Analytics is a new Group function, created to inform strategic and commercial decision making. Our purpose is to build the analytical capability in the company, to evangelise data through dashboards and showcases, and to deliver projects that drive tangible improvements to the organisation. Our remit encompasses wherever there is value to be made, including stock control, forecasting, pricing, and digital marketing. Like everyone in the Group, you will be expected to contribute to a wide range of tasks.

We’ll always make sure that you have the support, knowledge and equipment you need in order to succeed at those additional tasks. And have fun doing it.

Potential Initial Project
There are many areas where the Commercial Analytics team can add value, but initially an area of focus could be in supporting the Finance team across two core implementation projects; a new accounting system and a new purchase order system.

Tasks in this area may include:

  • Involvement with cross departmental process improvement projects including the rationalisation of management reporting processes,  commercial reviews, etc.
  • Production and interpretation of financial information across the business as required by Business Managers, Directors and the senior Finance team.
  • Supporting the production of financial analysis on monthly financial performance for revenue and direct costs, including in depth analysis of any significant variances.
  • Supporting the business with the annual forecasting process, including contributing to the development, testing and maintenance of the budgeting software tools.

About you

  • Well organised, diligent and detail oriented, with great time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal competencies; able to communicate and influence at all levels.
  • Creative, curious and willing to challenge, with a hunger to learn and develop.
  • Take pride in your work, everything you deliver should truly reflect how good you are.
  • Natural team player with the willingness to be involved beyond the formal job remit.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude towards finding a way with what you have today.

Experience, skills and qualifications

  • Educated to Degree level in a numerical subject (ideally 2:1 or better).
  • High level of systems/IT literacy (SQL or other extract, transform & load toolset).
  • Experience of generating dashboards with Business Intelligence tools like Tableau, Kibana or similar.
  • Excellent at translating complex analytical approaches in to plain English for the consumption of non-technical individuals.
  • Experience of working with large datasets.
  • Analytical experience or demonstrable keen interest in:
    ○ Data extraction and feature engineering
    ○ Data mining and insight extraction
    ○ Hypothesis testing and experiment design (e.g. A/B testing)
    ○ Forecasting
    ○ Predictive Modelling techniques
  • An interest in Data Science, statistical techniques or experience of R and Python preferred.
  • Experience in e-commerce, digital analytics, supply chain logistics or pricing functions would be desirable.
  • Understanding of financial accounts and principles would be desirable.
  • Experience in spirits industry a bonus.

If you feel that you meet the criteria of the Commercial Analyst then please apply now!

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