Commercial Analyst

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Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Doncaster, GB

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group are looking for a Commercial Analyst.


The purpose of the role is to ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial transactions for the EMEIA division, specifically sales, cost of sales and product/inventory valuation. To assist the Costing Manager in delivering the region’s business objectives through the identification of risks, inefficiencies and business opportunities. To support the EMEIA Central Finance Function in the accurate and timely accounting and administrative duties of the Head Office Function, specifically Commercial, Costing and month end reporting.


The main accountabilities include but not limited to:

  • Focus on quality
  • Assist in the commercial forecast and budget process
  • Maintain and control the region's costing system and product all the region's product costings to enable informed financial decisions to be made
  • Assist the Costing Manager to provide information around make versus buy decisions and inventory management
  • Assist the Costing Manager and the general commercial team to support commercial tenders, pricing opportunities and margin analysis
  • Produce daily and monthly reports for sales, order intake, factory unitlisaion and stock analysis 
  • Produce the monthly machine performance and variance analysis reports
  • Ensure adherence to Group reporting timetables
  • Assist in the completion of the monthly reporting packages for submission to Group for consolidation


The job holder will: 

  • Understands place of role/function in internal supply chain
  • Hav awareness of importance and principles of Continuous Improvement
  • Strong grasp of relevant elements of the Company quality system
  • Displays tenacity to achieve optimum quality
  • Pride in their own work & that of the team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to positively influence peers 
  • Willing to challenge quality related decisions
  • Reinforces the ‘right way’
  • Works with others to generate continuous improvements/best practice
  • Knowledge of site and regional strategy, business planning process, budgets, forecasts, resourcing plans, financial management reporting, operational and financial reviews. 
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills & sound decision making – able to present recommendations to deliver business growth
  • Highly articulate in verbal and written communications, a confident presenter
  • Practical & solutions-orientated - understand what makes a manufacturing business profitable 
  • Improves systems and processes to drive accuracy and transparency
  • A team player - work with a variety of financial and non-financial personnel at all levels


Apply today!
Bridon-Bekaert The Ropes Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 




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