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Bolton Hybrid


North West

Job Overview

About The Role

We’re looking for a driven, proactive, and experienced Commercial Analyst to join our exciting and growing UK B2B team that work in a hybrid way

The commercial team business partner with sales teams and operational areas across six distinct customer types. A day in the life of a Commercial Analyst is exciting and varied; everything from building robust annual budgets, monthly forecasts, and interrogating P&Ls to articulate the ‘why’ behind the numbers of business performance

You will be driven, and excited, by making a genuine difference to the financial performance of this B2B division of AO. You will be adept in building strong and long-lasting internal relationships with a broad network of stakeholders across the business to protect and grow revenue and profitability

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing

  • Business partnering to develop robust annual budgets and monthly forecasts
  • Understanding and articulating the ‘why’ behind performance
  • Development of Excel modelling to support forecasting
  • Analysing trends and using KPIs to inform business decisions
  • Presenting to a senior audience using compelling visuals and impactful messaging
  • Champion an ‘accuracy matters’ approach to data-led decisions
  • Working alongside trading, supply chain and logistics to deliver-the-plan

A Few Things About You

  • Experience of interpreting and explaining business performance via a full P&L (both revenue and cost lines)
  • Experience in annual budgeting and re-forecasting
  • Strong people person, great at building relationships, presenting to a senior audience, and working as part of a high-profile team
  • Proficient to an advanced level in Excel (sumifs, pivot-tables etc)
  • Awareness and interest of macro-economic impacts on business performance

A Bit About Us

At AO, we want to make sure our customers are happy. When they have a smile on their face, we know we’ve done a good job. It’s at the heart of everything we do, and it’s why our logo is always smiling.

When it comes to appliances and electricals, we’ve got the lot. Washing machines? Yep. TVs? Check. Laptops? Absolutely. Everything except doorbells (just kidding, we’ve got those too).

We’re passionate, relentless and full of beans, determined to make a difference and change the world for the better. From massive changes to tiny tweaks - making a difference is what keeps us driven.

It started at a pub in Bolton with a £1 bet and a belief that things could be done better!

Why Choose AO?

Our people are our superpower, and that’s no accident. We’re looking for everyday heroes who want to learn and help other people achieve. Those glass-half-full-types who have an appetite for a better tomorrow.

With AO, the sky’s the limit. We’ll support you to be the best version of yourself and always drive your career forward.

We keep things simple. We say things like "treat every customer like they’re your gran" and "make decisions your mum would be proud of" because we’re personal and act with integrity - every day in every action.

Our Benefits

We’ve designed our benefits to cover everything from big moments to little helps. As well all as the essentials, like pensions and holidays, we’ve got our own "AO Perks" to help you with the little things that matter.

To see all our benefits and perks, visit our AO Benefits page.

• 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)

• At least 5% contribution pension scheme*

• Dedicated wellness initiatives that support your wellbeing, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.

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