Overview

Business Analyst

Established in 1977 in Bentonville, Arkansas, Outdoor Cap is one of the largest headwear companies in the US having sold hundreds of millions of caps to American companies over more than 40 years. It is an exciting time at Outdoor Cap & JUNK Brands with major strides in technology and new developments in headwear making it a great time to be a part of the growing team.
The Business Analyst is responsible for driving top and bottom-line channel growth through data-driven analysis, replenishment and supply chain analysis and report development of KPI’s and dashboards for multiple customers and supporting operations. The business analyst must have a proven track record developing and executing data and analytics strategy, which support our business goals providing insights from data. As the Business Analyst you will assist with managing and optimizing the end-to-end performance of our entire company. This individual should be technically savvy, with an analytical mindset, while also having the ability to work cross-functionally with several teams and individuals.

This role will work closely with the Senior Business Analyst and BI team to create a total OC Inventory Plan including overall Inventory strategy, weekly reports, performance metrics, product class life cycle procedures, and sales sheets for closeout and slow-moving inventory that will be presented to the sales team regularly and measured for successful disposition of these buckets. Other aspects of the role will include seasonal program implementation, adhoc reporting for sales presentations, detailed tracking and reporting of customer orders from receipt to delivery, communicating strategies with key associates within both Outdoor Cap and its customers. The ideal candidate is highly-motivated, possesses great analytical and organizational skills, and demonstrates a high sense of urgency and solution-mindedness.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analytics Strategy Development & Implementation
“Drive improvement and expansion of analytics within the organization.
“Ability to solve business questions deriving insights from data and presenting solutions in a logical and convincing way.
“Analyzes weekly sales and inventory data in multiple internal and external databases.
“Creates and shares weekly Sales and Inventory reports with both internal and external customers.
“Creates Adhoc reports to implement into sales presentations.
“Works closely with sales team to deliver insights and strategies to help drive sales, sell-through, profits, turns, & GMROII of all core, seasonal, and promotional programs in order to successfully achieve desired scorecard deliverables.
“Periodically travels with Sales Team for Key Account seasonal meetings and or shows, and takes part in the creation and delivery of Seasonal presentations.
“Develops strong relationships with buyers, planners, sales reps, and supply chain managers, and supports these roles by providing exceptional customer service and effectively interacting and communicating with these teams.
“Designs, implements, and manages an inventory plan that enables successful execution.
“Collaborates with Product Development, Sourcing, Purchasing, DC teams, and Sales to ensure accurate item setup and item file management and execution. Additionally, supplies these teams with the insights needed to make informed decisions around future program development.
“Demonstrates a high sense of urgency to resolve situations quickly and accurately.
“Develop a Customer Analysis Model across all channels of business using both financial and non-financial metrics.
“Assist in the analysis and escalation of key issues identified from exception reports for areas such as customer buying trends, inventory/allocation, product creation, fulfillment, etc.

Reporting, Communication, & Data-Integrity
“Build, deliver and ideally automate valuable reports, dashboards, insights and recommendations on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis
“Participates in the development of presentations and business plans, ability to present data in a meaningful way
“Schedules and implements regular meetings with sales and support teams to better understand the overall business and effectively communicate programs and strategies with all cross functional teams as a means to deliver best in class communication and execution.
“Help drive the ability to ensure marketing and sales efforts are measured effectively
“Stay up to date with technical trends
“Stands by all reports and information generated

Skills and Competencies
“Excellent solution-based communicator (visual, written and verbal) and a creative thinker with the ability to use data to inform decisions
“Highly collaborative, able to establish and maintain relationships and displays strong leadership abilities to influence and work cross-functionally
“Excellent time management, multi-task oriented, organized and keen sense of personal accountability. Is highly motivated with strong work ethics and demonstrated flexibility to meet tight deadlines
“Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

Education and Qualifications
“Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Statistics, Marketing, Computer Science or similar
“3 – 5 years of experience in Retail Analytics / Operations or related field preferred
“General Financial, System, and Business Analytical and Retail Math Skills
“Proficient in Excel, Knowledge of Power BI Preferred
“Able to understand and create complex data models
“Effective in both written and verbal communication to technical and non-technical audiences

Physical/Mental Requirements
“Required to have close visual acuity to perform computer tasks and operate other office machinery.
“The person in this position frequently communicates with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate information in a clear manner.

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