Merchandising Analyst

US-AZ-Phoenix
Department
Store Support Staff (Corporate/Field Support)
Position Type
Full-Time
Requisition ID
23543

Overview

The Merchandising Analyst works effectively with Merchandising leadership. This position leads and coordinates key planning, forecasting and reporting processes, and analyzes the P&L to identify opportunities/risks as well as drive business results for the Merchandising department. The Senior Financial Analyst is expected to utilize accounting and financial background to provide financial advice to the respective business partners. The Senior Financial Analyst will interface and partner with Merchandising leadership to improve operational & financial performance.

Essential Functions

Planning and Budgeting

    • Assists in the development of long-range financial planning and annual budgets for Sprouts
    • Builds financial models to support accurate planning and influence decision making

Forecasting

    • Supports P&L forecast processes and summarizes forecast highlights, business drivers, risk and opportunities for merchandising department.

Analysis

    • Provides analysis and recommendations to help merchants drive toward department revenue and profit goals

Reporting

    • Prepare weekly and monthly presentations for Merchandising leadership
    • Reporting on key business metrics, including department/category performance analysis
    • Partner with the business to understand variances to forecast/budget and understand and relay ongoing implications

  

Other

    • Serves as project lead for ad hoc projects by managing objectives, deliverables, and key milestones with minimal supervision
    • Supports manager in the coaching & development of junior team members
    • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, or a related field is required. MBA Preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in financial analysis
  • Experience with budgeting, planning, modeling and forecasting systems
  • Grocery or Retail experience is preferred
  • Expert in Microsoft Excel and Power Point; Experience with macros preferred

Benefits

In addition to a rewarding career, Sprouts offers a comprehensive program to help support you and your family. These programs include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • 15% discount for you and one other family member in your household on all purchases made at Sprouts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  

Eligibility requirements may apply for the following benefits:

  • 401(K) Retirement savings plan with a generous company match
  • Affordable benefit coverage, including medical, dental vision
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care
  • Company paid life insurance and short-term disability coverage

Why Sprouts

Grow with us!

If you have a passion for inspiring people and a flair for fresh food, consider applying for a job at Sprouts! With a focus on customer service, our neighborhood grocery stores offer high-quality, farm fresh produce, natural meats, plenty of scoop-your-own bulk goods and much more in a fun, friendly, old-fashioned farmer’s market setting.  Come grow your career in healthy living with a fast-paced, rapidly growing company and teams that pride themselves on empowering others along their journey.

 

 *CB*

 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Sprouts’ management reserves the right to amend and change duties, responsibilities, and requirements to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

 

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