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Sr Category Profit Improvement Analyst Job

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: Westborough-Home Office, MA, US, 01581

Company: BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 17 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Category Profit Improvement (CPI) team provides financial support, strategic planning and project management support to our merchants by providing fact based, data driven guidance.  The Senior CPI Analyst -Data and Analytics role combines financial management, reporting and analysis responsibilities, with the opportunity to lead process improvement and change initiatives.  

The CPI team is looking for an analytical, data-minded Senior Analyst to drive data collection and analysis projects that enhance margin by providing fact-based and data-driven guidance. The Senior Analyst will work with the Manager of Category Profit Improvement and Finance and Merchandise team members to provide data and analysis regarding profit improvement. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as partner with the rest of the CPI team to collect, cleanse, and develop data used to make informed business decisions using tools like Alteryx
  • Partner with Finance to identify business and accounting changes that impact the data collected internally. Adjust CPI data processes where necessary to adapt to these changes.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance our data to improve insights.  Follow project through to collect data and provide information and insights.
  • Review savings opportunities identified during reviews to support decision-making and budgeting.
  • Track deals over time to ensure vendors and BJ’s are meeting their deal obligations.  Conduct periodic post-implementation reviews to provide insights on successes and areas for improvement for future reviews
  • Ad hoc projects to support team and merchants using Tableau.

 Requirements:

  • 3+ years of relevant analytical experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong data analyst skills; including collection, cleaning, and merging data sources.
  • Understanding of retail merchandising basics
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to effectively convey insights from analyses
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple assignments and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with all levels of Finance and Merchandise leadership
  • Education: Four-year college degree or equivalent experience; Finance and/or other quantitative analytical degree a strong plus
  • Software: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Alteryx, Tableau, SAP, SAP Analysis, and SAP WEBI experience

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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