Role details

Stock Analyst

Watford   •   £22,500 - £26,500   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Watford Based Retail Group commercial driven Stock Analayst role
  • High growth retail group looking for someone wiht storng stock experience

About Our Client

Our client is a high profile, dynamic start-up fashion retailer, who has recently launched 35 stores nationwide with their head office in Watford but with a global brand

They are looking to recruit a Stock Analyst / Controller for their growing business. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and a can-do mentality. Retail and multi-site experience would be very beneficial.

Job Description

This role is to manage the integrity of system stock throughout the supply chain. It will involve working with various internal and external teams to analyse and update stock data, and ensure stock management systems are maintained accurately.

This role involves:

  • Analysing large volumes of stock data using various tools: Business Objects , MS Excel (vlookup, hlookup, Pivot Tables).
  • Monitoring both internal and 3rd party stock management systems to check accuracy levels, to investigate any problems found, and to rectify issues in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring the integrity of the links between the various stock management systems is maintained.
  • Working with various internal and external parties to manage the cycle of store PI counts, and the full year-end stock count.
  • Analysing and reporting the output of the store PI counts to the various stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitoring and reporting of shrinkage.
  • Working cross functionally with the Merchandising, Finance, Store Operations and Warehouse Management Teams.
  • May involve occasional weekend working.

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Experience (Minimum Requirements)

  • Previous experience as a System Stock Analyst /Controller, or similar role, gained within a Retail (preferably Clothing) environment.
  • Experience of working within an environment with an ERP system e.g. SAP or Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Advanced user of Excel, with the ability to manipulate large volumes of data.
  • Quick learner of IT systems.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with good attention to detail.
  • Naturally inquisitive and not afraid to challenge the status quo.
  • Strong organisation skills, with the ability to work effectively on own initiative and when under pressure.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Calm and patient, with a can-do attitude.

What's on Offer

With Offices based in Watford they have parking on-site with great facilities along with strong public transport links.

This role offers someone with Strong stock and analysis capabilities the opportunity to add value in a role and see the full process form start to finish, impacting it accordingly. A competitive package on top of the salary is included

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