Growing Company in New Braunfels is adding to the team.
Margin Analyst supports in the collection, analysis and reporting of margin data. Responsible for producing reporting and suggestions to meet and improve margin budgets by vendor, category, store and market. Assists creating the monthly margin projections.
Supervises: Pricing and Margin Auditor
Identify opportunities to optimize sales and profitability through price strategies and works with the VP Merchandising to implement by category and market. Finalizes the list price and markdown price on all product.
Analyze, review and monitor the source of all margin erosion from the list price. Create and maintain reporting for management by market and category with the analysis and suggest changes to current practices to limit margin erosion.
Assist in producing monthly margin forecast by category and location.
Analyze margin data at the SKU level. Analyze margins by piece with actual handling and operational expenses, report chargebacks and margins by vendor and identify chargeback opportunities. Compare internal and external discount pricing for margin opportunities.
Review, project and suggest changes to meet container and freight budgets.
Analyze and report aging and clearance inventory values with projected margins.
Audit and maintain correct cost and retails in systems.
Manage price change process including data entry, price tag creation and placement execution.
Experience pricing and analyzing margins required.
Must be proficient with Excel charts, graphs and functions.
Excellent math skills and strong attention to detail are necessary.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are needed
Must have professional appearance, excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills along with organizational skills.
5-10% Travel required.