Reference : 569203

Reporting Analyst

  • Finance
  • United Kingdom
    Newcastle under Lyme
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 06/06/2019

Additional description

Reporting Analyst - International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) - Based in Stoke, Staffordshire

IDS are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running! (2016-2019)

Looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees, where virtually no day is the same? Then we have the perfect role for you here at IDS, the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials, specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing.

We’re looking for a Reporting Analyst to support the Finance & IT function at our IDS Stoke Head Office. By producing operational reporting and analysis on a regular and ad-hoc basis, you'll enable Branch Management to deliver profitable growth, efficiencies and return on investment, as well as effective management of the wider business.

As a Reporting Analyst with IDS, you will:

  • Provide Business Sector Analysis using Cognos Powerplay / TM1.
  • Produce both regular (Daily/Weekly/Monthly) and ad-hoc financial reports as requested.
  • Maintain dedicated 2nd Line support for any Maginus queries.
  • Support, administer and maintain key information systems (Windows 7, MS Office, Active Directory).
  • Provide A/V support for conferencing rooms & support for mobile and telephony.
  • Contribute to implementation and ongoing support of IT projects.
  • Manipulate data in Maginus Report Writer (VB Script) and create bespoke database queries (SQL).

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

For the Reporting Analyst role, you will need to have:

  • Excellent IT skills, in particular advanced Excel skills.
  • Relevant analytical experience, either through working in a similar role or from a relevant qualification.
  • Experience of using SQL reporting
  • Knowledge of Maginus / Cognos Powerplay / CODA / TM1.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Experience of building and developing effective relationships with internal and external customers
  • Good communications skills, especially when communicating information and understanding business requirements.
  • An accurate and methodical approach, with a great attention to detail.

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • A defined share purchasing scheme.
  • As an employee with IDS, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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