• Merch Intelligence, Sr. Analyst

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 4:58 PM)
  • Overview



    We are looking for a candidate with advanced analytical capabilities to manage, execute, and enhance business plans, sales forecasts and projections, in conjunction with Product Directors and Category Managers, to support the category planning process. Develop, Build and Implement sales and margin verification, assessing profitability and investigating issues & variances from plans.  Consults with category managers to provide solutions and recommendations utilizing in-depth category knowledge of pricing, costs, operating procedures and purchasing procedures.







    • Verification of sales and gross profit results and investigates material deviations from budget and plan. Provide performance explanations for results in regular reporting correspondence.
    • Establish verification processes and related metrics for Merchandising
    • Work with Category Manager(s) to develop short-range and long-range projections for use in department forecasts and what-if analyses.
    • Review scenarios with Merchants offering strong Points of View and recommendations Market by Market and Item by Item
    • Recommend corrective action when needed and calculate the potential impact on revenue and profit.
    • Compile competitor and industry data for use in analyses, trend detection and strategy development.
    • Advanced Analytics required to Translate data from various sources into meaningful summaries, insights, presentations and strategic recommendations
    • Develop best practices for analytical processes to support/continuously improve merchandising decisions
    • Evolve our analytical verification capabilities and sophistication using new Intelligence platforms





    • Education:  Bachelors/4 year Degree
    • Experience: 5-7 years in Business Intelligence with Advanced Analytics Capabilities
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel or other data management/analysis technologies
    • Ability to learn/teach/communicate/translate complicated data analysis insights into actions 
    • Manage multiple projects and prioritize based on needs/importance


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