Pricing Analyst - Coupon Analytics in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

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SUMMARY

This Analyst Coupons Analytics position is responsible for partnering with multiple internal stakeholders to create, implement and validate promotions strategies and tactics aligned to support the overall objectives of strategic pricing.  The position is a hands-on, action-oriented role accountable to help build a world class pricing capability that drives future company performance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Coupon Analytics: Provide fact-based analyses of Coupons activity, utilizing modeling and ad-hoc approaches, to identify actionable opportunities, develop ideas, and make recommendations for optimal financial performance.
  • Communication: Present verbal and written reports providing pricing recommendations and outcomes to all mid-level and senior-level managers of the organization.
  • Relationships: Develop effective relationships with multiple functions within the company (Sales, Merchandising, Marketing, Information Technology, etc.).  Build trust at all levels (independent contributor through Executive) by proactively providing credible and value-added support. Learn the important aspects of the supported business to become involved in
  • Special projects: Lead special projects that have an impact on the entire Pricing Team and that provide company with benefits or improved performance.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 1-4 years related business analytics experience
  • Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions through analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong ability to present information and respond to questions from groups of senior management, department heads, managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Advanced Excel skills and database skills (Access, SQL) required, as well as an ability to learn company systems and tools as needed.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in pricing/revenue management, or sales and marketing analytics in retail or service industries desired, but not required.
  • Exposure to data manipulation & visualization packages desired (e.g., Tableau, Spotfire, Alteryx, etc.)
  • Financial analysis and/or forecasting experience.
  • Statistical and/or Econometric modeling experience is a plus, but not required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics from an accredited four year college or university