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Senior Financial Analyst - Category Insights

Framingham, MA 01701

**Position Summary**

The Financial Analyst for Category
Insights will be a key member of the North American Delivery Finance team
dedicated to providing analytical support and business insights for the $10Bdelivery business. This role will have a diverse field of responsibility and
work directly with leaders across several functional areas to help drive deeper
understandings of business performance and trends, as well, ensure businesses
are performing in line with short and long-term objectives.

Analyses performed by this role will influence
decisions impacting spend and strategy across a variety of


+ SupportFP&A team and its directives by using big complex data sets from variousdata sources to construct dynamic presentations around key consumer trends thatare driving the category dynamics.

+ Work as astrong internal resource for accessing internal knowledge and translating itinto action to identify opportunities in the assigned category and facilitatingsolution development with other team members.

+ Leveragedata within established guidelines to deliver best-in-class merchandisingrecommendations

+ Analyticalfoundations Develop standardized category review templates to help driveactionable insights.

+ Mastery ofdata tools Optimization of category management tools assortment and spacemanagement

+ SKUrationalization/projection methodology Develop and employ standardizedprocesses for SKU rationalization and new item projections.

+ Assist withany research and lead projects to deliver category solutions benefiting boththe customer and the category

+ Key role inmanaging the weekly and monthly P&L results, including analysis andreporting between our key business segments

+ Evaluatesales and margin performance across our businesses

+ Thinkanalytically, focus on the big picture, and can drill into the detail anddisseminate key insights

+ Providegeneral and ad hoc analytic support to the business units



+ Minimum 2Years of Consumer Packaged Goods, preferably in Fast Moving Consumer Goods,industry experience; primarily Category Management driven.

+ This personmust work well in a team environment and have a demonstrated ability to operateat all levels within an organization.

+ MicrosoftOffice (very strong Excel/PowerPoint; Access).

+ Minimum 1year experience **OR** Classworkusing Python, R, Hive or SQL

+ Ability tobuild relationships and senior level engagement

+ Ability towork independently and meet deadlines

+ Must be ableto multi-task and follow-up when responses are needed

+ Problemsolver with a solutions oriented mindset

+ Understandthe value of listening to customers, gaining insights and moving objectivesforward

+ Ability towork well both independently and as part of a team

+ Advancedskills with MS Excel and data mining


+ Experiencebuilding financial models with an emphasis on creating and maintaining flexiblemodels.

+ Excellentoral and written communication skills, must be comfortable interacting with andpresenting to senior management

_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._


Posted: 2020-11-10 Expires: 2020-12-10

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