My client, a well established fruit exporting concern , is seeking to employ a Stock and Cost Analyst. The purpose of this position is to help achieve the company’s vision and objectives by reporting to the Commercial Manager and department employees on stock levels and value, sales costs per transaction, margins and trends through quantitative and qualitative analysis and interpretation of data
Desired Experience & Qualification
This is a new position within the Company and the incumbent will be expected to independently develop the job and reports so as to add value to the company. The position may entail some of regional and local travel
Duties will include:
DEVELOP ANALYSIS REPORTS
Establish what is required from the Commercial Department.
Develop the required reports (mainly in Excel).
Obtain approval for reports developed and ensure understanding of use by end-users.
Continually check that reports achieve their purpose and take appropriate action if they do not
REPORT ON STOCK AVAILABILITY
Collate data on stock availability at Growers / Packhouses and what is held as stock by the company
Produce “live reports” on stock availability, held stock, sold stock and aging
Report on stock levels and ageing make recommendations about movement of stock
Ensure pricing of held stock is updated and accurate
Provide Commercial Department and Packhouses with updates on stock allocations by the Accounts Executives
PRODUCE SALES COST STRUCTURE REPORTS
Analyse QX sales reports and analyse variances
Attend to variances to ensure accuracy of data to identify the value of each sales transaction
Collate and analyse all costs associated with the sale
Establish an accurate gross profit per sales transactions
Quantitatively and qualitatively analyse and interpret the reports
Produce the report and discuss
This output requires the tracking and analysis of foreign exchange
REPORT ON PARTNERSHIPS SALES AND STOCK LEVELS
Quantitatively and qualitatively analyse and interpret the stock levels and sales of the various company partners.
Produce reports and discuss
Plan, budget and agree to projects as identified.
Execute the project to plan and budget
Valid drivers license
Working with numbers.
Ability to process data in Excel (Advanced MS Excel skills)
QX or similar knowledge
Statystical analysis efficiency
A degree in Costing, Data Analytics or quantitative Management will be to your advantage
A high level of mathematical ability
The ability to analyse, model and interpret data
A methodical and logical approach
The ability to plan work and meet deadlines
Accuracy and attention to detail
Written and verbal communication skills