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Posted September 21st

Business Margin Data Analyst

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Employer

UNFI

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Posted September 21st

Business Margin Data Analyst

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Function

Marketing

Experience

Other

Type

Full Time

Purpose: This position will develop and provide key analytics to guide the direction of strategic pricing and margin initiatives. Continually works on creating tools and processes for analysis while providing necessary analytics for other strategic projects to ensure root causes are identified and improvement plans are in place. Responsible for developing and streamlining key margin reporting and process improvement

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs advanced variance analysis, including process and price modeling, sales approval analysis, regional pricing and cost impact and other direct or indirect margin related programs incorporating data from different areas and synthesizes. Articulates strategic pricing based on competitive intelligence, syndicated data, and internal DataMart, Teradata and Tableau and provides recommendations and solutions
  • Develops and provides ownership of complex modeling analysis.
  • Responsible for complex reporting processes on key functional KPI's. Owns communication and analysis associated with reporting efforts.
  • Performs advanced trend analysis incorporating data from other sources and synthesizes. Data findings incorporate cross functional impacts, trends, and industry news.
  • Supports and implements data driven process improvements within functional area. Proven ability to analyze business processes and provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Ability to manage multiple and diverse tasks with inter-relationships across processes. Work requires the direct application of a variety of procedures, policies and/or precedents.
  • Supports all vital business reporting for pricing and margin
  • Participates in and sometimes leads cross-department white-boarding/problem solving sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Education/Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Experience:
  • 1-5 years' experience
  • SQL experience required
  • Experience with Alteryx preferred
  • System Implementation preferred
  • Demonstrated success in leading and delivering solutions to complex business opportunities

Knowledge:
  • Outstanding analytical skills (numerical, verbal).
  • Strong Strategic Planning, Financial and Operations / Business Background. Not purely financial background.
  • Strong business acumen
  • Financial modeling experience
  • Project Management experience strongly preferred

Skills/Abilities:
  • Must be self-driven and very motivated.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and relationship skills.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills are required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, discretion, diplomacy, judgment, work ethic and accountability.
  • Positive, proactive and flexible attitude with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and projects with varying deadlines and time constraints.
  • Ability to create complex queries in order to support adhoc reporting and database design.
  • Advanced skillset in Microsoft Office; Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and other related applications.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
Location
Eden Prairie, Minnesota