The role of the Merchandise Margin Analyst is to participate in the merchandise planning and forecast process, prepare reporting and analysis of gross margin and inventory, and support the accurate execution of merchandise pricing and signing.
The major responsibilities include:
Management Practices & Business Applications:
Expense Vendors, IT resources, Auditors
Business partners are located throughout the organization; primary contacts are in the Merchant, Planning and Allocation, Stores, Divisions, Sales Promotion, Controllers, Treasury, Internal Audit, Legal, and MIS departments
Education & Experience
Four year degree, preferably in Finance, Business or Accounting
At least two years of Retail experience
Ability to operate PC.
Ability to manipulate computer keyboard.
Ability to operate and communicate using telephone.
Ability to maintain files.
Ability to open/effectively route/distribute mail and paperwork
Ability to perform some lifting as required.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations and/or balance computations.
Ability to analyze/evaluate invoice, statistical or accounting data.
Ability to understand and utilize technical charts (flow charts, schematics, flowcharts, drawings, etc).
Ability to understand policies/procedures and communicate them.
Ability to formulate/administer budgets and analyze related reports.
Ability to effectively communicate.
Ability to make presentations in an audience setting.
Ability to analyze resumes/applications for screening and hiring purposes.
Ability to coach associates in regard to professional development.
Ability to observe employee performance and communicate directions to them.
Reports Directly to:
Director of Pricing and Merchandise Analysis