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Cost Analyst

Cost Analyst

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    Financial Services

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    Sophie Roach

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    over 1 year ago

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Cost Analyst

The Opportunity

Yolk Recruitment Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team has partnered with a large public sector organisation to recruit a Cost Analyst to join their team. They are an extraordinary organisation based in Cardiff with a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.

You'll be joining a company full of passionate individuals, who take pride in their work and the business. In return, our dedicated teams are supported, encouraged, nurtured, developed, and rewarded.

You'll be joining a hardworking, supportive, and inclusive team and company who put the customer at the heart of everything they do and take pride in their work and their brand.

What the Cost Analyst will be doing

The ideal Cost Analyst will be responsible for supporting the development of the business planning process for the Retail Business Unit, be accountable for the understanding of costs and the drivers of cost to support the Retail Management Team's effectiveness of decision making. Take ownership of the creation and management of cost models.

This will include.

  • Develop and maintain cost models to support the regulatory price review and long-term planning process.
  • Provide detailed analysis and understanding of the drivers of cost and effect of key cost drivers on the Retail operating costs at local, company and industry levels with focus on the efficiency of the operation, cost trends and developments in the external environment
  • To ensure that data is presented accurately and data in models remains relevant to ensure it can be relied upon for decision making
  • Carry out detailed analysis into key cost lines and activities

What the successful Cost Analyst will bring to the team

This role is suitable for someone who has

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) or working towards qualification
  • Previous experience in cost analysis and model development required
  • Demonstrable advanced Excel/VBA/SQL skills
  • Ability to manipulate large volumes of data using appropriate analytical tools

Here's What You'll Get in Return

The successful Cost Analyst will be rewarded with:

  • Salary between £35,500 - £39,000 DOE
  • Annual bonus
  • Full training and development
  • Enhanced employer pension contributions
  • Reduction on gym memberships and high street shopping

Think this one's for you

If you think this Cost Analyst opportunity is for you then apply online.

Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

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