Pricing Analyst

Birmingham | Permanent, full-time
| £32,000 - £35,000 per annum (10% bonus )
Ref: PK36 (1 month ago)
Pricing Analyst

We are supporting our client with a fantastic role as a Pricing Analyst to join their finance department in and surrounding Birmingham. Working as part of the successful UK Pricing and Rebate Optimisation Team, this is an analytical role with administrative tasks and a potential to develop pricing processes. Your primary role will be to assemble, sort and decipher information into database queries or data fields for computer analysis.

As a pricing analyst you will be responsible for importing, cleaning, transforming, validating or modeling data with the purpose of understanding or making conclusions from the data for decision making purposes. Additional responsibilities may include creating presentations or detailed reports of data. As a pricing analyst you may be required to present findings individually to give the business a clear pricing direction based on findings.

This is a strategic role for the company customer pricing policy. We are looking for a "self-starter" in order to accomplish set goals with little supervision whilst a clear direction is given.

The Role:

As a Pricing Analyst, your main responsibilities will be to:

Analyse customer revenue and set target aimed to enhance company margin
Monitoring pricing activities on a regular basis
Analyse incoming data, identify any areas of concern that may need to be reconciled and liaise with key contacts within the business to ensure data integrity
Provide guidance and tools for all pricing/costing activities to internal customers (national sales team, business managers, category managers)
Build effective working relationships with colleagues within the team and promote a team working environment
Liaise directly with internal/external Customers, Suppliers and Operating Companies to resolve problems and queries
Interpret requests for information to assess the validity of the request and advise on timescales for completion
Ensure that archived records satisfy audit and statutory requirements.

The Person:
As a Pricing Analyst, you will need:

Knowledge and level of proficiency in the use of IT software packages required:
Proficient in MS-Access, MS-Excel, Intermediate in MS-Word, PowerPoint
Management and other skills needed:
Attention to detail, team player, flexibility/adaptability to a varied role, able to meet precise deadlines, good communication skills and customer-focused

To be a successful Pricing Analyst, you must have:

SQL query analyser, but not essential
VBA knowledge, but not essential
Proficiency in the use of any specialised equipment:
Basic knowledge of ERP would be advantageous, but not essential

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary and up to 10% annual bonus
25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
free parking on site
Hybrid working, both from Birmingham and working from home

Birmingham, UK

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