Senior Business Analyst
Rutherford Cross
Published
September 27, 2013
Job Type
Region
Scotland & UK
Sector
Industry & Commerce
Specialism
Commercial Finance and Analysis

Description

Our client is a fast growing business based in Edinburgh. They are seeking a high calibre analyst to provide vital analytical and decision support to the management team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Financial and statistical modelling.  Building models that explain and illustrate business issues and enable effective remedies to be identified and implemented.
  • Budgeting and forecasting of revenue and marketing expenditure.
  • Sensitivity analysis, what-if analysis, scenario planning, and risk calculations.
  • Provision of decision support and recommendations to management team in relation to pricing, marketing, product and territory strategy.
  • Liaison with internal statisticians to interrogate data and make sound judgements.
  • Liaison with Finance team to ensure integrity of sales and other data sourced from third parties and other systems.

To apply for this role, you will be degree educated with a background in Finance, Statistics or Economics and have a proven track record in financial modelling, including model-building.

A summary of the key skills and experience are as follows:

  • Solid understanding of metrics, KPIs and analytical tools.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Commercial acumen, including understanding of key profitability metrics.
  • Ability to get to know a business well enough to make contextual analysis.
  • Enthusiasm with a desire to own a challenge and produce strong management information.

Salary details: £50,000 + bonus (20%) and benefits

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