Senior Analyst, Pricing & CostingThe Senior Analyst, Pricing & Costing will report to the Manager, Global Pricing and Costing. This is a highly analytical role that requires the individual to consider large amounts of data from multiple sources to help Timberland develop, execute, and manage strategies & business plans that drive profitable and sustainable growth. You will be a key partner in building the tools and connections that influence the price-value relationship across Timberland’s Footwear, Apparel, and Accessories assortments. The Senior Analyst will take a data-driven approach to help uncover opportunities to reduce product cost and improve price-value throughout the product creation process to achieve seasonal product margin targets. The ideal candidate is comfortable with large amounts of data, and a self-starter who possesses outstanding Excel and data-visualization skills, is comfortable with ambiguity, and has a strong desire to “connect the dots” across the business. How You Will Make a Difference What you will do:Analyze Pricing DataAssess data from a variety of sources, using it to derive insights into pricing strategies and market trendsUse quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze competitor pricing, assess market share and margins, and track customer engagement to gain a complete picture of effective pricing strategiesDevelop Forecasts and ModelsIn collaboration with Demand Planning, use a variety of statistical modeling methods to prepare reports that show the potential impact of various pricing strategies, including their effect on margins and costs and how they will impact profitability and sales volumeForecasts should also include information related to the broader marketDetermine Pricing and Marketing StrategiesWork closely with sales and marketing personnel to develop and enact competitive pricing strategiesAnalyze data related to return on investment (ROI) for existing marketing and promotional programs, analyze customer response to marketing efforts, and determine more effective ways to reach customers and gain market shareMonitor Industry TrendsStay abreast of market trends within the industry.Recommend pricing strategies that align closely with trends identified.Develop strategies that take advantage of untapped market segments and help the company gain market share in new avenuesDevelop Pricing ToolsWork with global partners to develop and leverage consistent tools to perform margin and pricing analysis in support of business initiatives, e.g., Go-to-Market (GTM) process Develop pricing tools to respond more quickly to changing market needs or trendsThese tools should include dynamic pricing that allows the company to quickly adjust prices to enhance sales volume and conversion rates, as well as tools that streamline the analysis process and provide more immediate information about competitor prices and promotionsPresent Findings to Key Decision-MakersPresent findings to various process owners through weekly, monthly and/or GTM milestone meetings Translate complex data into actionable strategies and techniques to drive sales and enhance marketing efforts Prepare both written reports and visual presentations to share findings How you will do it: With your skills in continuous improvement, information monitoring, decision making, planning, and organizing and being customer focused, your talent for building partnerships with communication, gaining commitment and leveraging cultural diversity will contribute to the team’s success. You are also adaptable with innovation and innovative thinking while continuously learning and driving for results. Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Skills for SuccessYears of Related Professional Experience: 3 - 5 years of experience in marketing, finance, or business administrationEducational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees such as a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics or economics are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.What we expect you already know/have:Analytical thinking: you will examine and assess data from a variety of sources, ranging from competitor pricing data to customer segment profiles and cost dataMathematics: you have the required excellent mathematical skills to derive insights from multiple data sources and utilize them to develop models and provide pricing advice to decision-makers Team collaboration: you will work closely with the sales, marketing, and merchandise teams to determine and set pricesYou need to be a strong collaborator/coordinator.Financial forecasting: you can develop a range of forecasts and models to assist decision-makers with setting and modifying prices, including margin forecasts that reflect seasonal and promotional pricing strategiesProblem-solving skills: Effective problem-solving skills are vital in this role, as you will need to devise solutions to drive profitability and support revenue and market share goals Communication skills: strong written and verbal communicator; you need to present your findings through reports and presentations Systems/Tools: Microsoft office application skills, e.g., Word, advanced Excel, advance PowerPointData visualization software, e.g., Tableau, Power BI / Power QueryCognos preferredProduct Line Management (PLM) system experience
Timberland Company • Portsmouth, u.s.
Job DescriptionOverall Job Summary: As an Expansion Analyst, you will monitor, analyze, follow up and control the efficiencies and costs of Expansion functions for the H&M Group in the Americas Region. This role will support the Construction & Facilities, and Expansion teams with reporting, budgeting and target setting.This position is situated within the Expansion Function and reports to the Regional Business Controller, Construction & Facilities.Core Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Supports Regional Business Controller, Construction & Facilities (C&F) with creating, analyzing and managing Financial and KPI reports for the department, including follow-up with relevant Expansion stakeholders.Supports the C&F Controller with ad hoc reports upon request, supporting mainly the Construction & Facilities function, with additional support to other areas of Expansion as needed.Monitors, analyzes and follows up on cost performance of the H&M Group sites on actual vs budget, as well as forecasting.Responsible for maintaining/updating financial/project systems, tools, and budget models.Responsible for supporting in creation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual budgets for the H&M Group sites.Provides cost analysis on various budget line items across store classes & regions with detailed presentations on findings.Manages FM-Schedule, FM-Rectification and 3 Year Plan data to meet requirements for the H&M Group.Responsible for processing invoices for Facilities department in a timely manner and according to H&M policy and procedure.Acts as a liaison between Facilities vendors and Accounting for all past due statements.Acts as a first point of contact for Facilities Managers & Project Managers specific to any financial questions such as budgeting, forecasting, actuals, and business cases.Responsible for analyzing and reporting on work order data to support Sales Market Construction & Facilities Managers to secure timely execution of services and identify trends.Secures contract documentation is up to date; including amendments and vendor documentations according to H&M policy and procedure.Executes spot checks/audits of projects, budget, invoices, and contracts to ensure all relevant information is in place as per H&M Group policies and procedures.Identifies well-performing sites, capture best practices and share experiences from existing H&M Group sites within the organization.Additional Accountabilities:Reports on Opex & Capex in excess of $500 million. QualificationsWhat You’ll Need to Succeed:Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred5+ years of experience in Finance or Accounting, with up-to-date knowledge and understanding of accounting and finance practices.1-2 years of budgeting experience, including P&L, forecasting, etc.Facility Management or multi-site retail environment experience preferred.Proficient in MS Office, advanced skills with Excel preferred.Strong time management, problem solving, and prioritization skills.Thorough, organized, and detail-oriented.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize, and follow up on various projects.Ability to work with accounting/budget planning systems.Ability to work with work order management systems.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Ability to analyze and balance business needs while being cost conscious.Required domestic travel up to 20% of time.
H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB • New York, U.S.