19 days old

Senior Print Business Analyst

Framingham, MA 01701
**Description**

In this exciting new role, you will partner across the SBA Print team to provide financial planning, analysis, and reporting. As a trusted advisor to senior leadership and business partners, you will be responsible and accountable for accurate and timely analytics/reporting for the Contract Business.



**Key Responsibilities:**



**Financial Analysis:**



+ P&L analytics to support the Contract Print Team

+ Prepare Profitability Analysis for Print RFP/RFQ that are over $100K in value

+ Work with Print Team/Suppliers to create monthly cost/expense accruals

+ Work with NAD Finance Team to ensure accurate reporting

+ Recommend opportunities to improve financial performance



**Data Analysis:**



+ Provide 3rd Party Inventory Reporting and Risk Analysis

+ Work with Sales Team to identify obsolete inventory and partner with them, the Replenishments Team and suppliers to sell or destroy

+ Support cost stability/ sku rehoming projects

+ Perform cost audits with suppliers and Category Merchant Team, as needed



**Reporting/Dashboard:**



+ Ensure data in CDM (Contract Data Mart) for Print is accurate and timely

+ Prepare Daily Sales and Margin Flash by Class

+ Provide data inputs for monthly business review

+ Provide 3 rd Party Inventory Reporting to Sales Team on Microsoft Teams

+ Support Sr Analyst, Sales as a backup for weekly reporting

+ Combine data using Alteryx

+ Handle all ad-hoc/non-systemic related invoices

+ Ad hoc analyses and other work as assigned



**Key Performance Indicators:**



+ Net Sales and Margin Improvement vs. Budget and LY

+ Cost versus Budget and LY

+ Clearly Defined and Measurable Process Improvement / Automation

+ Measurable Forecast Accuracy

+ Timely and Accurate Reporting / Analyses of results



**Qualifications** **Education / Experience Equivalent:**



+ Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Statistics or related field (Masters Degree Preferred).

+ Financial planning and analysis experience required.



**Professional Knowledge / Experience:**



+ 3-5 years of financial budgeting, forecasting, and analytics experience with emphasis on insightful and actionable reporting.

+ Strong business acumen with proven analytical and problem-solving skills

+ Strong proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft Office products is require

+ Oracle and MicroStrategy experienced preferred

+ Proficient with advanced software analytical tools:advanced MS Excel and SQL skills Experience accessing and blending data from multiple sources. Understanding of relational database fundamentals. Alteryx experience preferred.

+ Data visualization experience such as Tableau or PowerBI preferred

+ Experience working in a manufacturing environment a plus



**Other Skills:**



+ Fast learner, ability to pick up new systems and software quickly

+ Demonstrated experience in fact-based analysis, including the ability to derive insights and recommendations

+ Ability to break down complex problems, analyze complex processes and formulate plans

+ Ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business partners, department leads, and peers

+ Demonstrated track record of strong execution and generating positive business results, either individually or collaboratively; team player with strong desire to be a leader

+ Excellent communication skills including verbal, listening, and written documentation:



o Ability to develop a point of view, supported by research and personal experience



o Ability to flex written and oral communication style to provide status updates to key business stakeholders



o Ability to offer creative, sound alternatives and advice



o Experience demonstrating influencing, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, as well as interpersonal and problem-solving skills with attention to detail



+ Ability to shift priorities and manage changing demands with a sense of urgency. Organized proactive, self-motivated work style with proven ability to manage projects; strong ability to think strategically, and demonstrate practical decision making

+ Problem solver a bias towards data-driven decision making but also someone with a customer-service orientation and a proven track-record of acting on customer insights



_Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our_ _perks and benefits_ _!_



_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._

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Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-17

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