Merchandise Financial Planning Assistant

SALLY BEAUTY HOLDINGS LLC
Denton, TX, USA
Posted 6 hours ago
Full time

Job description

Overview

Nestled conveniently in North Texas in the vibrant city of Denton is the corporate headquarters of Sally Beauty Holdings, the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies. We are inviting applications for ourMerchandise Financial Planning Assistant.

"At Sally Beauty Holdings, we find beauty in diversity. Our inclusivity and self-expression are what fuel our innovation and growth. You are welcome here, and you can thrive here. We find beauty in YOU. Join us."

The Merchandise Financial Planning Assistant is responsible for supporting the Merchandise Finance Planner quantitative and financial analyses for their categories. Through their partnership with the Merchant team and Merchandise Finance team, those analyses will be utilized to increase productivity and profitability of the business. Strong analytical and retail math skills are required, along with a working knowledge of category management principles. This position will partner with the Merchant team and Merchandise Finance team to help support change management throughout the company.

Responsibilities

Category Analytics:

  • Tracking, reporting, and analyzing sales, margin and inventory trends for specific categories assigned by the Director of Merchandise Finance.
  • Pulling, interpreting, and modeling data from multiple sources (P&L, category reporting, promotional performance, customer analytics, etc.) to uncover growth opportunities.
  • Analytical support for annual merchandising forecasting process in partnership with partners across Merchandise Finance and Merchandise.
  • Effective communication of analyses & recommendations to the appropriate Merchant partner and Merchandise Finance team.

Whitespace Opportunity Assessment & Business Case Building:

  • Drive impact by uncovering opportunities for sales and margin growth through detailed analytics on customer insights, market and sales data
  • Identify unique category and brand opportunities for growth through the intersection of customer needs, domestic and international benchmarks and SBH strategy
  • Ad hoc analytical requests from manager (Director of Merchandise Finance)
Responsibilities

Category Analytics:

  • Tracking, reporting, and analyzing sales, margin and inventory trends for specific categories assigned by the Director of Merchandise Finance.
  • Pulling, interpreting, and modeling data from multiple sources (P&L, category reporting, promotional performance, customer analytics, etc.) to uncover growth opportunities.
  • Analytical support for annual merchandising forecasting process in partnership with partners across Merchandise Finance and Merchandise.
  • Effective communication of analyses & recommendations to the appropriate Merchant partner and Merchandise Finance team.

Whitespace Opportunity Assessment & Business Case Building:

  • Drive impact by uncovering opportunities for sales and margin growth through detailed analytics on customer insights, market and sales data
  • Identify unique category and brand opportunities for growth through the intersection of customer needs, domestic and international benchmarks and SBH strategy
  • Ad hoc analytical requests from manager (Director of Merchandise Finance)

Profile

Qualifications

  • 1+ years in Business; retail or consumer products experience a plus, but previous experience in an analytical role is required
  • Well-developed retail math & analytical skillset
  • Methodical and logical approach to problem solving
  • Clear, concise communication style
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to support a cross-functional project and cross-functional collaboration
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with key partners
  • Strong Excel skills (pivot tables, VLOOKUP)
  • Ability to organize and manage a variety of activities while addressing multiple priorities and quickly react to changing business needs while meeting firm deadlines
  • Prior experience building category strategies, business plans, and/or business cases through data analysis
  • Needs to be a self-starter to be able to develop policies and programs to meet new business objectives
  • Agile learner that is looking to progress within the SBH organizationPrevious experience analyzing a retail P&L a strong plus

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of SBH may take advantage of our in house salon with complementary services and a varied selection of food options at our corporate campus. Also, featured at our corporate campus, is both a Sally Beauty and CosmoProf Professional onsite store, where associates enjoy a great merchandise discount!

At SBH, we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all our customers and associates and maintain the following COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Remote interview process

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

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