Analyst, Planning Job Description

Analyst, Planning Job Description

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Analyst, planning provides ongoing, timely, accurate financial analysis of key business drivers, particularly in analyzing net revenue and cost movements and margins.

Analyst, Planning Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Group’s administrator for various portfolio systems (Tableau, ePNG)
Tracks portfolio financials, including payment of outstanding contractor and vendor invoices
Ensure timely implementation of action plans and submission of deliverables
Reports and tracks project progress and funding, resource capacity demand/planning
Responsible for weekly & monthly metrics collection and analysis for both development and maintenance projects
Provides monthly review of project finances, including professional fees & contract updates
Follows up for 100% recovery of resources in MIS
Responsible for analyzing report results
Provides support to PMs on use of MIS, project forecasting, metrics management, support for system upgrades
Processes Project Number Requests (PNRs), Project Information Changes (PICs) and Project Closure Forms (PCFs) as necessary

Analyst, Planning Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Analyst, Planning

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, ISO, MESH, AICP, CPM, IBF, RILA, COO

Education for Analyst, Planning

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the analyst, planning job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, Business/Administration, Public Health, Health Administration, Education, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics

Skills for Analyst, Planning

Desired skills for analyst, planning include:

Common business and cost drivers
Deep-dive analysis
Financial statement analysis
FASB requirements
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
ERP equivalent
Relevant finance tools and systems
Identifying risks and in implementing controls

Desired experience for analyst, planning includes:

Acts as a mentor and support to more junior team members
Key contributor in the preparation of merchandise and financial reporting, on a weekly/monthly basis seasonal hindsight reviews
Lead requirement-gathering workshops
Ability to work within and lead cross functional team environments (business and IT)
Capable of monitoring business performance
Responsible for maintaining safety stock levels and complying with safety stock polices

Analyst, Planning Examples


Analyst, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an analyst, planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, planning
  • Provide the management team with reports on demand trends and planning assumptions
  • Participates in the annual creation of the budgets, including FTE, professional fees and capital spend
  • Tacks and Monitors actuals against forecast and reports on variance
  • Looks for process improvements
  • Supports the annual planning/scheduling sessions
  • Proactively works with leadership to gaps
  • Monitors non-billable resource plan and forecast
  • Point person for real estate database
  • Prepare short and long range budgetary projections
  • Participate in month-end/quarter end and full-year processes
Qualifications for analyst, planning
  • Bachelors degree (preferably in Merchandising, Business, Finance)
  • Advanced business knowledge of retail , merchandising and price optimization concepts
  • Leadership ability to get results through others in a positive fashion
  • Knowledge of workflow tools and methodologies
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of financial and business management principles with the ability to communicate and prioritize business requirements
  • Must have extensive knowledge of P&L, forecasting and understand the impact cyclical trends

Analyst, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, planning. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst, planning
  • Prepare data and graphs in a manner that effectively supports decision making
  • Adapt to, lead and participate in a culture of continuous process innovation and improvement
  • Initiate resolution of critical issues that impact delivery and inventory costs
  • Governs portfolio application development, and maintenance budgets and resource plans, provides on-going analysis and measures performance against plan, PAR and other benchmarks
  • Designs and maintains robust tracking of portfolio financials ensuring T&O guidelines, Audit and Compliance requirements are adhered to
  • Implements rigorous internal data validation and control procedures ensuring accuracy and integrity of data provided to project teams and stakeholders
  • Understands the overall T&O and WM cost allocation processes
  • Facilitates the consolidation of project cost forecast for the Business Case/PAR, Finance, GWMA Planning and Business Initiative Prioritization activities
  • Provides back-up to Sr
  • Prepares reports for the executive team concerning changes/developments in global dating for theatrical releases
Qualifications for analyst, planning
  • 5+ years' experience in related Supply Chain areas
  • Qualified (or working towards) APICS CSCP (certified supply chain professional) level
  • In order to interact with sites on different time zones occasional out of hours working required
  • Educational background in Finance an asset
  • Comfort with more advanced reporting tools such as Crystal Reports, SQL, light web development a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred or equivalent

Analyst, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of analyst, planning. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst, planning
  • Helping with reporting by creating MSI reports to analyze partner selling and inventory positions
  • Maintaining weekly PO recaps, availability lists, and completing ad hoc analyses, as needed (beauty, panties, and accessories)
  • Implement S&OP process in the company's International markets and continue to improve supply chain effectiveness
  • A key contributor for planning aspects of multiple projects which are ongoing to integrate the flow of products through AIL and the company entities, and ensure the appropriate planning strategy is applied
  • Work with the Global S&OP team and provide support, as required
  • Evaluates & interprets CCBCC forecasts to identify gaps or opportunities against category plan
  • Complete freezer/cooler projects for existing stores based on approved door counts
  • Assist in the material flow functions in support of the synchronous material/order flow through the manufacturing process as directed
  • Under close supervision, identify short term capacity or material/order flow constraints preventing the dependable scheduling or reliable shipment of orders
  • Business sign-off of all driver labour budgets
Qualifications for analyst, planning
  • Experience in Business Strategy, Program Planning, Powertrain Planning or Program Management
  • Competence with relevant planning software programs
  • Provides US region with constrained product supply data for allocation purposes
  • Meets monthly with Sales, Demand Planning, and Procurement to discuss planning, inventory, and available to promise issues
  • Manages product life cycle from product qualification to product closeout, and provides prompt communications when deviations from plan occur
  • Tracks Vendor Shipments

Analyst, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, planning. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for analyst, planning
  • Maintain blocks mailbox updates sent by DC or internally
  • Confirm that changes have been made
  • Ensure proper filing and record keeping in the blocks mailbox
  • Help maintenance the planning mailbox
  • Keep good communication with Demand Plan Manager as tasks will be completed by both in this mailbox
  • Review items for corporate backorder situations and set stocking levels based on Discoverer reports, identify items and set hard coded safety stock levels
  • Communicate these items and levels to Brand Directors and Directors of Business Development, monitor items for removal and or updates
  • Review other planning system update processes – Safety stock % overrides, Lead time check
  • Testing on improvements of above processes as assigned by Planning Systems Manager
  • Other business data analysis as assigned
Qualifications for analyst, planning
  • Must have ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must have the ability to pay close attention to and understand written and oral instructions
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints and meet difficult deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding of basic retail math
  • Strong analytical skills, organizational skills, technical competence the ability to handle information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Work requires three years related experience

Analyst, Planning Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an analyst, planning. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, planning
  • Maximise schedule fit
  • Authorisation of Change of Hours requests
  • Optimisation of off phone activity before schedules are locked down and published
  • Assist the Planning Managers with shift reviews as necessary
  • Attend planning meetings and discuss changes required to improve performance
  • Deal with all shift related emails regarding change of hours
  • Produce all standard reports and check validity of staffing numbers FTE report, staffing summary, declarations
  • Produce weekly planning reports (IDP’s etc)
  • Maintain the data held within eWFM, to ensure accuracy of data specifically
  • Adding New employees from the HR database
Qualifications for analyst, planning
  • Extremely strong analytical skills with ability to draw insights from data
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to build strong relationships
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and work in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • JDE Enterprise One/Hyperion EPM experience a plus
  • Ability to coordinate activities across multiple disciplines
  • Ability to provide proactive advice and direction to customers pertaining to material alternatives

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