Role details

Sales Analyst

Guildford   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • MAT Cover Sales Analyst Role
  • Role base near Guildford

About Our Client

Our client is a well known & growing brand looking to add a Sales Analyst to their Accountancy team in Guildford

Job Description

Sales Analyst


  • Is in charge of the budget construction based on strategic assumptions, market assumptions and sales team predictions (by month, by skus, by customer)
  • Report the Daily Sales Report and report performance weekly
  • Forecast for standard margin based on planning information and sales targets
  • Co-animate the consensus meeting with planning, marketing and sales
  • Understand customer program margin reports and drivers of profitability


  • Provision of financial support to sales team on pricing issues and structure, including understanding overall pricing strategy and anomalies between customer pricing plans;
  • Pricing review and validation of existing products / promotional analysis / Business Opportunity Documents (BODs);
  • Pricing review and validation of new products - ensure these prices are implemented;
  • Provide support for customer modelling of new business opportunities;
  • Understand customer investment from Invoiced Sales to Net Sales and ensure it is in line with customer strategy;

Trading Terms / rebates:

  • Provide financial analysis and validation for customer trading terms management;
  • Put together Trade Spend annual budget and monthly forecast;
  • Provide forecast analysis for Trade Spend and Dynamic sales budget
  • Ensure rebate invoices/debit notes received from customers are in line with agreed customer trading terms, accrued within budget, and correctly coded and authorized before being processed by credit control
  • Ensure that sales team keep to their budgeted trading terms
  • Track prior year accrual releases and keep management up to date with any 'spare' funds that become available for reinvestment
  • Calculate the monthly trade accrual as part of the monthly closing process and provide reconciliations to the Financial Controller
  • Have day to day responsibility for Sox PRAF 4548 UK Trade Programs ensuring all controls are adhered to and green light status is maintained. Liaise with tester to ensure quarterly testing is completed on a timely basis.


  • Project work as necessary
  • Cover for other FP&A team members where necessary during times of leave.

The Successful Applicant

A successful candidate will be available on short notice, ideally be ACCA/CIMA part qualified (QBE applications will also be considered) with Experience as a Sales or Finance Analyst.

What's on Offer

Salary £35,000 - £40,000

Excellent Benefits

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