Retail Analyst

Advantage Solutions - Jacksonville, FL3.5

30+ days agoFull-time
Summary
Retail Analyst

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dedicated Retail Analyst who will be responsible for supporting a designated retail team(s) to make discernible differences across the operations with accurate and insightful data analysis. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with software tools to create, edit, and analyze complex reports, graphs, and presentations. The successful candidate must be able to make sound decisions and take initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information. Retail Analysts will independently take ownership of projects by effectively coordinating all the necessary resources, resolve complex, non-routine problems and issues where no precedent has been established or exists with little or no supervision.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:
Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
401(k) with company match
Training and Career Development
Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:
Works closely with business partners to develop report specifications based on client needs. Utilizing various data systems, extracts raw data from the reporting system and conducts an in-depth analysis of customer product flow. Consults with internal business partners or external clients to present data and recommends actions to assist the client with meeting business objectives.
Extracts data from third-party market research resources, integrates with internal data and conducts trend analysis.
Interprets results and presents recommendations to the business partner.
Manages ad hoc projects based on the business partner or client requests.
Pro-actively develops and delivers presentations as required by the client.
Provides detailed analysis for client reports. Ability to review data and make recommendations to Company and the client on retail strategy.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience is required; with 2+ years of experience in an analytical position
Strong analytical and research skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to make oral presentations and interact with all levels of professionals
Strong prioritization skills; ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
Ability to multi-task, shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and completing deadlines
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office; specifically, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Acce
Responsibilities
The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary

Support a designated retail team(s) to make discernible differences across the operations with accurate and insightful data analysis. Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with software tools to create, edit, and analyze complex reports, graphs, and presentations. Be able to make sound decisions and the ability to take initiative and accountability for the accuracy of information. Independently take ownership of projects to completion by effectively coordinating all the necessary resources. Resolve complex, non-routine problems and issues where no precedent has been established or exists with little or no supervision.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Utilizing various data systems, extracts raw data from reporting system and conducts in-depth analysis on customer product flow. Consults with internal business partners or external clients to present data and recommends actions to assist client with meeting business objectives.
Extracts data from third-party market research resources, integrates with internal data and conducts trend analysis. Interprets results and presents recommendations to business partner.
Works closely with business partners to develop report specifications based on client needs.
Manages ad hoc projects based on business partner or client requests.
Pro-actively develops and delivers presentations as required by client.
Provides detailed analysis for client reports. Ability to review data and make recommendations to Company and the client on retail strategy.
Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.
Travel up to 5-10%
Minimum Qualifications

The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred) MBA

Field of Study/Area of Experience:
2+ years of experience in an analytical position
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Analytical
Analytical and research skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to make oral presentations.
Strong prioritization skills.
Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.
Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and completing deadlines.
Team building skills.
Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance. All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.