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Job Title
Commercial Administrator (CS005914)
£18,000 - £23,000 (D.O.E.)
Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
Start Date

42.5 Hours per week

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Our client, a fast growing technical distributor based on the outskirts of Marlow, is seeking a Commercial Administrator to join their team.  Duties of the role will involve providing financial administrative support to the Commercial Director and Commercial Team as well as recording, tracking and following up additional contractual obligations.  You will also be supporting the Stock Merchandising Team to provide administrative support relating to stock, including manual replenishment and store related enquiries.

Duties of the role will include:

  • Setting up new products onto the ‘Pronto’ system, including attributes, description and barcode etc.
  • Maintaining the MS Excel-based ‘net margin’ database from information provided by the Category Team and/or suppliers
  • Calculating support due from suppliers following purchases, sales or marketing activity
  • Raising financial claims to suppliers in an accurate and timely manner for all monies owed, including margin support and marketing funding
  • Producing daily, weekly and monthly net margin reports for the Commercial Team
  • Maintaining cost prices as directed by the Hardware Category Manager and the Accessories Category Manager, claiming stock support from suppliers as appropriate
  • Working with the Finance Team, ensuring supplier payments are made in a timely manner and queries are resolved swiftly
  • Raising ‘one-off’ manual replenishment orders for stores to satisfy additional customer demand
  • Maintaining the order book to ensure orders are cancelled if stock is delayed or no longer required
  • Liaising with suppliers, warehouse, stores and finance colleagues to resolve delivery and pricing errors
  • Supporting ad-hoc queries from the Commercial, Finance, Stock or other central teams
Special Requirements / Additional Information: 
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups)  - essential
  • Highly numerate with a methodical approach to work
  • Retail knowledge but from a financial background (i.e. having studied in finance or mathematical) an absolute ideal
  • Excellent attention to detail (accuracy a must)
  • A team player who is self-motivated, organised and with the ability to multitask and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills