Junior Data Analyst

09 Nov 2016
03 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Data Analyst/ Advanced Excel User

Business Unit: 4PL
Location: Luton
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on experience
Benefits: Company car scheme, stakeholder pension, annual general bonus and either private healthcare or gym membership (worth up to GBP450)
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Working Hours: 39 hrs per week
Work Pattern: Monday-Friday

Igloo 360 is currently recruiting for a Junior Data Analyst/ Admin to work for our client, a large Automotive and Logistics company based in Luton.

Our client is a logistics global organization with over 11,200 employees across 38 subsidiaries and over 70 partners in over 100 countries. They have been operating in the UK for over 30 years and offers national and international transport and logistics solutions which cover; Finished Vehicle Logistics, Road Transport, Warehousing, Reusable Packaging and Air, Ocean and Rail Solutions.

The 4PL service goes beyond the traditional business of the 3PL logistics provider. It consists of taking care of the coordination between all the stakeholders: the shipper, the end customer and the logistics provider. Designed like a control tower, it requires the strategic, tactical and operational vision that only a global player can provide. Our client's 4PL proposes their expertise to the automotive industry.

4PL Experts looks after the analysis and design of the transport network, the issuing of invitations to tender and the selection of the 3PL suppliers. Contract negotiation, operational planning, invoicing (control and payment), quality control (supplier audit, reporting), change management and stock management are all part of the solutions that it can provide.

The Job

You will be required to audit and process all freight invoices in a timely manner in line with 4PL contract and expectations. Your role will also include;

* Analyse complicated and large sets of data
* Audit invoices, checking for any discrepancies
* Investigating any discrepancies that may occur by speaking to external/ internal customers
* Approve and reject payments
* Update spreadsheets and databases
* High attention to detail

Key Competencies

To be considered for this position you should possess the follow skills and attributes;

* Advanced Excel skills, with the ability to perform - VLookups, pivot tables, sort, filter and IF functions
* Ability to create and run macros (desirable)
* Analytical mind and a good problem solver
* Ability to work autonomously and self motivated
* Excellent communication skills
* Good team player
* Background in Logistics/Transport (desirable)

If you are interested in this position please apply below or for more information please contact the igloo 360 team.

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