Senior Pricing Analyst

Leven, Scotland, gb
Company: Michael Page
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 18:03:49

  • To review, analyse and produce accurate reporting of pricing trends by Product Type, Region and Customers
  • To review core business pricing requirements for pro-active customer proposals.
  • To help drive and support the implementation of the new Pricing Strategy as a key member of the Project Team.
  • To facilitate and manage review meetings with Sales Teams, presenting pricing reports, key findings and recommendations.
  • To monitor sales price increases compared to recommendations where improvements need to be made or erosion has been seen and compile margin analysis reports by product and country
  • To develop detailed sale price erosion reports comparing actual v PY and Budgets by country / customer/ product and consolidate views
  • To develop sales bridges by product sector
  • To Implement, review and drive improvements of Floor Pricing levels within the CRM system; providing ongoing maintenance.
  • To evaluate Project Opportunities, reviewing true margin and appropriate pricing levels to consider if it is deemed an acceptable opportunity
  • To investigate and provide recommendations on development of tools to improve price monitoring & reporting (Cognos/CRM).
  • To assist with the maintenance of Price List management within business ERP System (BaaN) and CRM quotation system; identifying updates and improvements.
  • To develop Sales analysis for budget preparation comparing actual to proposed new budget
  • To monitor the price of copper and FX and update the CRM system to appropriate levels and ensure that price increases are indeed being achieved and the appropriate amount of budget sales price increase is being achieved
  • Additional Responsibilities:
  • To provide support to the Financial Planning & Reporting Manager in supporting the sales team; deputising where appropriate in their absence.
  • To work with the HR/Payroll team to provide sales and bonus data
  • The Successful Applicant

    Education, Knowledge, Skills, Training, and Experience:

    Education

  • Degree in Finance/Economics or Business.
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    Experience

  • Operating in a fast-paced environment to challenging deadlines.
  • Significant experience of successful pricing for UK and internationally based customers.
  • Background in Manufacturing preferred.
  • Track record of analysing large amounts of data, identifying key trends/points.
  • Experience in presenting and reporting on data analysis, focusing on key issues.
  • Skills

  • Excellent analytical, questioning, reasoning and decision-making skills, coupled with a strong appreciation for the business impact of decisions made.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills including financial modelling; PowerPoint is also a key skill required; Cognos V10 experience would be an advantage.
  • Ability to present data/conclusions to a mixed (non-financial) audience.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to prioritise, multitask whilst retaining attention to detail and accuracy.
  • What's on Offer

    An excellent salary and benefits package is available to the successful candidate in this senior, integral role.

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