About The Role
We are looking for a proactive and commercially minded Analyst to join AO Business. You will be working within our B2B commercial team supporting various areas of the business with data analysis, reporting and planning.
This is a great opportunity to collaborate with teams across the business, collecting market knowledge and data insights to help drive sound commercial decisions.
Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing
As a Junior Analyst, you will be a key contributor of commercial insight for our weekly and monthly reports. These reports are used by the leadership team to inform decision making, highlight areas of success and flag those needing improvement.
You will use your excel skills and reporting capabilities to keep the leadership team informed of performance on a daily and weekly basis. This will help to make sure that any actions to improve business performance are taken as quickly as possible by the relevant teams.
You will support the commercial team in the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes. By generating insights from historical data, you will help inform our forward-looking processes and ensure that we are setting the right targets for our business areas.
Throughout the year, you will be looking for any differences between our budget and actual performance and using your skills and commercial knowledge to bridge those gaps. This will not only help us better understand our performance but also drive future success.
A Few Things About You
• Proficient in Excel (lookups, pivot tables, sum/countifs etc)
• Enjoys using data to drive decision making
• Great attention to detail
• Curious about the business model and the markets we operate in
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.
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.