Junior Analyst

Organisation
Seasalt Cornwall
Reference
VAC-2276
Sector
Business & Management, Sales, Business Development & Purchasing
Location
Falmouth, Cornwall
Salary Details
Competitive
Closing Date
25/09/2017
We are looking for a junior analyst to join our busy business analytics team.

Job Description

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The business analytics team support all areas of the business with: accurate & timely reporting; KPI lead analytics; sales forecasts and business improvement proposals. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly numerate person looking for a stepping stone into a career as an analyst within a growing British business. To be successful you will need to demonstrate an interest and enthusiasm for working in a fast moving, challenging but equally rewarding role.

To develop your experience, you will be mentored and developed by the wider team. You will be taught new skills and will be encouraged to continually learn on the job. You will also be able to shadow members of the team in meetings, which will help you to improve your commercial understanding of how a retail business operates.

Key responsibilities

  • Produce and distribute standard reports across the business
  • Ensure all reports are regularly audited against the source systems / raw data files
  • Cleanse data where required
  • Create and amend reports using Excel (Powerpivot), Alteryx and other reporting tools
  • Support other team members with analysis as required
  • Create a report register for all standard reports
  • Manage the team’s task list to ensure team members are aware of all upcoming deadlines

 

What we're looking for

  • Qualification Requirements:
    • -B in GCSE Maths (essential),
    • Maths/Science based A-Levels (essential),
    • A degree in a scientific / numerate subject (desirable)
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills including, as a minimum, how to create and amend a pivot table
  • Logical and problem solving skills with a desire to interrogate problems thoroughly
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Aptitude for, and experience of, analysis, charting and visualisation tools / methods
  • Ability to continually challenge your methods in order to streamline your processes
  • You will be working with data from all areas of the business, so being able to multi task will be key to succeeding in the role.
  • Excellent attention to detail, as you will be responsible for producing reports which are used for decision making purposes
  • Ability to prioritise your workload and apply good time management skills
  • A high level of self-motivation whilst remaining organised and methodical
  • Familiarity with relational databases would be beneficial, but not essential

Company Description

Many businesses may say it, but at Seasalt our customers truly are right at the heart of everything we do. We promise to never disappoint our customers; we recognise that they are the most important people in our business. Seasalt customers recognise value and it’s our quality that’s made us famous, this won’t change….ever! You can find our products in over 40 shops around England and Wales, or at 350 stockists around the UK, including select John Lewis and Fenwick stores.

Being a Cornish success story is something we're very proud of. Our headquarters are located in our design studio overlooking Falmouth Bay to St Anthony's lighthouse and every day we're inspired to design garments that speak about the place in which we live. Our team includes a diverse range of talent, including graphic designers and fine artists, accountants and logistics experts, textile designers and pattern cutters. 

Other Application Details

In return we offer;

  • Generous Seasalt discount
  • Contributory pension
  • Seasalt Lifestyle – exclusive employee discounts and offers
  • Life assurance
  • Long service enhanced benefits
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Weekly yoga classes
  • Remote medical support
  • Partnerships with local wellbeing centres

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