#3732- Business Analyst

Location: Rogers, AR

Job Description & Other Information

TITLE:

Business Analyst

Position Summary:

This person will work with the Customer Business Manager (CBM), Category Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Clients, and Walmart to provide analytical support . This individual will identify and communicate sales issues and opportunities, and enable the team by developing and providing proactive comprehensive analysis to take advantage of distribution, pricing, promotional, and competitive opportunities. This person will assist the CBM with presentation development, budget tracking, and volume opportunities, coupled with the necessary sales support materials.  The Business Analyst is responsible for the communication of fact based, action oriented weekly sales executive summary reports to all key clients and supporting the CBM in the weekly client sales reviews. The Business Analyst is responsible for the tracking of promotional volume and the development of recommendations to drive the business promotionally based on past experience and current trends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Access, analyze, and interpret business indicators of shipments, share, consumption, promotional efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Generate reports and make effective recommendations to:
    • Demonstrated ability to create incremental volume via sales analysis
    • Support fact-based selling needs of the CBM
    • Identify key insights on the business and share recommendations with the team and clients on a regular basis * Gain a comprehensive understanding of the business and industry trends

Key Skills and Competencies Required:

  • Ability to analyze POS sales and shipment data. Determine and communicate meaningful insights to Walmart sales team. Learning how to work and navigate in systems.
  • Strong analytical and cognitive skills
  • Entrepreneurial and Proactive in communication
  • Ability to think in advance and provide recommended next steps based on the data provided
  • Ability to develop selling presentations to support customer appointments in Power Point or MS Office Products based programs
  • Self directed and highly motivated
  • Detail oriented & able to work in a fast-paced competitive environment
  • Strong organization, communication, math, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills and strong technical skills including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access, and Retail Link
  • Knowledge of Shiloh a plus but not a requirement
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities & projects effectively at once

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA/BS required, preferably in Marketing, Business, or Finance
  • 1-3 years in fundamental sales analytics, focused on developing base POS and revenue reporting
  • 1-2 years work experience in the Consumer Products industry preferred

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