Cost Analyst / Business Analyst

Cost Analyst / Business Analyst

My client, a fast-expanding manufacturing business, are seeking an experienced Cost Analyst to join their company.

The position will take responsibility for the day- to- day reporting and analysis of the data, including keeping senior members of the business up to date with sales margin reports and updating the product costing sheets. The position will also be responsible for highlighting any areas of financial or commercial risk whilst also using the data and analytics to drive business outcomes and improvements.

The ideal candidate will have sound knowledge of CRM, ERP & MRP packages. Due to the structure of the business, experience across multi-territory/currency environments would be very beneficial.

Responsibilities
*Running regular and ad-hoc reports using the CRM, MRP systems and associated reporting tool kits – gathering data from multiple sources to generate the reports
*Key focus on sales margin reports to provide product-based costing information for the sales team and other leaders
*Using the data to generate reports and analytics to drive business outcomes and improvements
*Alongside the other members of the systems team, ensuring best practices in data management are adhered to and hi-lighting any areas of concern with the integrity of the data.

Experience:
*Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in business, financial or performance reporting and cost analysis
*Previous responsibility to manage reporting that directly impacts financial or risk areas
*Experience in a manufacturing environment highly advantageous
*Sound knowledge of CRM, ERP and MRP packages
*A good understanding of a database structure and linking interfaces
*Trouble-shooting incorrect data entry to ensure reports are as accurate as possible
*Excellent skills in using reporting tool kits
*Excellent at interpreting numerical data and presenting it in user-friendly ways, including dashboards
*Highly proficient in Excel (Intermediate/Advanced User)

Monday – Friday 8am – 4.30pm
Salary DOE, but circa £25-30K
Office based full time

Contact to discuss further

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Category Manager

Category Manager
Remote & Office Based (South Kent)
Full Time, Monday-Friday

We are working with a leading and growing business on the South Kent Coast that is going through an interesting period of change and development in the world of eCommerce.

This role is playing a leading role in the development of the product offering, supplier relationships and increasing the sales and profitability of the business. A key part of the role will be to network and build strong relationships both internally and externally.

Working closely with the commercial and purchasing teams you will be embracing digital tools and new ways of working to increase efficiency within the consumer purchase decision-making process and ultimately generate sustainable and profitable growth.

Duties
*Responsible for category ranging, pricing and promotions across the channels
*Developing strong working relationships with external suppliers, key vendors and internal marketing teams to improve pricing and quality of services
*Negotiating with suppliers to improve trading terms, and secure central income and merchandising support
*Seek out new product opportunities with existing and new suppliers
*Responsibility for the integrity of the product catalogue, new line process and sign offs
*Responsibility for product lifecycle management
*Developing an exit strategy for unsuccessful products
*Work with commercial, finance and operations teams to ensure a common category message and strategy is understood and implemented
*Reviewing and supporting industry and consumer category insights produced by the purchasing team to develop strategy
*Include what motivates the shopper, what trends there are in the category, what competitors are up to, what strategies are the retailers implementing etc.
*Ensure we have the right products in the right place with the right space’
*Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of the category
*Work with the purchasing team on demand management and seasonality
*Supporting purchasing team with demand planning to ensure the sustainability of inventory
*Managing budget development and revenue for the category

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Digital Marketing Manager – Paid Media

Digital Marketing Manager – Paid Media, Ashford/Remote

We are recruiting for a dynamic Digital Marketing Manager with a Paid Media specialism to join a small but expanding Digital Marketing Team and work on a portfolio of high-profile accounts.

The role reports into the Head of Digital Marketing and we require someone who can work autonomously. This will require you to be an expert in Paid Media and have held a reasonable budget for this area. They must also have a good understanding of Search Engine Optimisation, Analytics and Business Intelligence.

They offer flexible home working, but you will be required to be within a reasonable commute of the office to attend meetings when needed.

As well as a very competitive salary the client offers 34 days holiday, pension, gym membership and PDP’s.

Job Role
As Digital Marketing Manager, you are expected to be able to work across marketing disciplines and will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery and optimisation of client activity in 3 key areas:

1.Paid Media (Must be an expert in this area)
*Setup and management of paid search campaigns across Google and Microsoft Advertising
*Setup and management of paid social campaigns across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
*Setup and management of display campaigns across Google and Microsoft Advertising
*Setup and management of audiences across all platforms
*In time looking to take paid media management to the next level, it will be vital to deliver efficiencies using Google Ads scripts or third-party tools such as Adzooma or Adalysis

2.Search Engine Optimisation (Need to have a reasonable understanding of this area nut not to technical delivery level)
*Interpretation of website quality audits
*Manage the delivery of keyword research for existing client web pages
*Manage the delivery of keyword gap analysis for client websites
*Manage the delivery of client content marketing plans

3.Analytics and Business Intelligence (This is preferred but not essential and can be learnt on the job)
*Management of Google Tag Manager containers
*Management of Google Analytics properties
*Definition and build of standard and bespoke reports in Google Data Studio

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