Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

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Strategy analyst / senior analyst provides market intelligence and industry trends for product/services/solutions to support relevant business strategies, marketing/sales planning and development.

Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct the quarterly forecast and annual budgeting process for revenue and gross margin, providing consolidated results, and assisting in preparation of presentations for Sr
Develop PowerPoint presentations to communicate test results and future recommendations
Query cubes and databases to extract customer information and develop standardized reporting
Running Workshops & Presenting to Stakeholders
Maintaining & Developing Stakeholder Relationships
Being the bridge between technology / business / strategy
Understand, manage, and independently deliver onclients' research and analysis requirements
Make reasonable assumptions to address gaps indata and understand potential limitations of the output
Liaison with onshore colleagues to understandkey business issues and incorporate them in research deliverables
Supervise gross margin analysis of forecasts to identify and predict long-term changes in sales volumes, product mix and product profitability

Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst

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Education for Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst

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Employers hiring for the strategy analyst / senior analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, MBA, Engineering, Graduate, Statistics, Mathematics, Technical, Education

Skills for Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst

Desired skills for strategy analyst / senior analyst include:

Accounting
Audit industries desirable
Business Intelligence Suites are essential
Legal
Tax
Excel
SQL
Programming
Budgeting
PowerPoint

Desired experience for strategy analyst / senior analyst includes:

Strong financial acumen high proficiency in financial and analytical modeling skills
Strong organizational and time management skills demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently
1-2 years experience of retail management, buying, planning or related experience desired
MBA with concentration in Finance and Strategy strongly preferred
Strong understanding of the banking and financial services industry including competitors, products, M&A market, recent strategic transactions, industry developments
Good understanding of the financial services industry globally and key trends

Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Examples

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Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a strategy analyst / senior analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Support Executive Director of Strategy and Portfolio Planning with market and procedure group strategy development, partnering with Marketing, Business Intelligence, SBCs and cross-functional OSTA team
  • Partner with managers by providing analysis tools that will allow functional areas to evaluate and choose between strategic and tactical options, define measurements of success and the related target key performance metrics (KPIs)
  • Provide reporting and analysis of results against KPIs
  • Communicate changes in projected sales quantities to Operations management
  • Highlight fluctuations against individual plant targets
  • Collaborate with executive team on manufacturing strategy through scenario planning and analysis
  • Measure results against Corporate Strategic Plan
  • Manage the gathering of the OSTA annual and long-term revenue plan, including transfer pricing and standard cost data for upload into financial systems and other analytical tools
  • Coordinate communication of new product launch dates and related changes to Senior Financial Analysts supporting product development teams
  • Partner with Marketing, Operations and Purchasing on product discontinuation strategy
Qualifications for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • BS/BA in Finance or Business Administration required
  • Certified SFDC Administrator, Certified SFDC Developer strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of strong data analysis and reporting
  • You will also be creative and open to embrace new things in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in data mining and risk management either from a business administration, statistical, mathematical, scientific, or financial background is required
  • In-depth knowledge of experimental design principles
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Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of strategy analyst / senior analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Collaborating with key business partners to gather and synthesize data that will form the basis for budgeting an forecasting assumptions
  • Analyzing the impact of key developments in the market and business in order to inform the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Provide strong support to Hyperion Margin Cube design and implementation, design reports (both in Hyperion and MicroStrategy) for various management reviews
  • Serve as financial lead on project teams (especially operational cost saving projects), perform financial modelling to facilitate investment decisions, validate financial data, and work with teams to control and forecast project spend
  • The individual will bring visibility, transparency and analytical rigor to Trade Architecture components and considerations, working closely with key stakeholders in the Rev-Mgmt, CSP, Sales, Brand and/or Finance organizations
  • Supports the annual/semi-annual customer performance assessment and rate-setting process (which enables the broader Sales Planning process), including management and maintenance of Trade Architecture models, development and mass-loading of initial customer-specific trade rates by Accrual Portfolio, and in-year rate adjustments due to compliance variances
  • Oversees the monthly process of updating (and enhancing, if necessary) customer-specific Trade Architecture criteria compliance dashboards for distribution to CSP and Sales
  • Create compelling sales stories that show why we are a great partner for our advertisers and bring findings to life in client presentations
  • Interpret and synthesize all syndicated, behavioral, and primary (qualitative and quantitative) data to uncover persuasive insights
  • Partner with sales directors and sales development teams to understand client objectives and determine outreach approach
Qualifications for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Experience in financial modeling and risk modeling
  • Strong tertiary qualifications (required) with honours ( highly desirable)
  • Track record delivering high quality output on time in a fast paced environment
  • Quickly gain an understanding of principal revenue growth and retention levers
  • Identify roadblocks and develop new insights and strategies for increasing share of private pay (non-government) payors
  • Bachelors Degree with Actuarial designation
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Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of strategy analyst / senior analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Developing ad-hoc analyses in efficient manner to support key operational and sales initiatives
  • Partner with JJSC S&D to identify, document and translate CLS reporting needs to align with the global metrics platform being developed
  • Own and execute strategic projects and initiatives
  • Build future-looking forecasts and capacity scenarios
  • Identify and assess areas for improvement across the network
  • Work cross-functionally with groups from other departments to gather facts, test options and build alignment
  • Evaluate strategic partnerships, potential M&A scenarios and other network opportunities
  • Present findings and analysis to Network Planning and Commercial leadership
  • Develop statistical predictive models on large-scale datasets using statistical modeling such as linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees and other machine learning, or data mining techniques
  • Build analytical and business intelligence applications using BI tools such as Hyperion, Cognos and Tableau
Qualifications for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of experience, preferably from a top-tier management consultancy and/or from the strategy group of a Fortune 500 retailer or consumer products company
  • Minimum of 5 years of financial experience, preferably in a corporate setting is required
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are necessary
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and understand the consolidation of financial data for a business with multiple business units
  • Well developed problem-solving capabilities are essential
  • Must exhibit the change agent mindset and leadership characteristics to support business transformation
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Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of strategy analyst / senior analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Work with a focus on Partnership by building and maintain positive and productive working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Serve as Membership Rewards Brand Ambassador, partnering with the Marketing team to consult with all Blue Box marketers leveraging Membership Rewards claims to ensure alignment with program strategy and brand mission
  • Engage with SBS President and Senior Leadership Team to discuss your analyses and recommendations
  • Engage with Total Source President and Senior Leadership Team to discuss your analyses and recommendations
  • Defining the overall corporate strategy across the portfolio of FTI business segments
  • Identifying and supporting organic growth initiatives within the segments and within corporate
  • Identifying, analyzing and reporting on current trends/themes
  • Performing competitor and market analyses
  • Completing ad hoc data-driven analyses with the goal of influencing change
  • Supporting M&A / business development activity (due diligence, valuation, integration)
Qualifications for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • You will have excellent PPT and excel modeling capabilities and proven cross-department coordination skills
  • In depth knowledge of decision tree/management software such as SAS Enterprise Miner, FICO Model Builder or Angoss Knowledge Seeker
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools, Excel, Power Point and Word, financial reporting tools such as, Hyperion, Oracle, MicroStrategy and database tools is preferred
  • Minimum 1-3 years work experience, with an interest in marketing
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to handle lots of data (Advanced skills in Excel preferred)
  • Ability to perform secondary research, identify relevant information, and distill insights from large sets of unstructured data
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Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a strategy analyst / senior analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • Develop deep understanding of cost driving processes and products to guide and influence decision making
  • Present analysis and recommendations clearly and concisely to all levels of leadership external customers
  • Make changes to reporting based on SAS programs
  • Apply insights gained from other programs and verticals to develop new campaign ideas
  • Identify risks in business performance, independently develop solutions, and communicate detailed action plans to senior stakeholders
  • Manage the launch of new university programs
  • Lead efforts that support the Membership Rewards brand strategy, including its positioning and perception in the market place, among prospects and Card Members
  • End-to-end ownership of the Membership Rewards program suite of claims
  • Define and execute the content strategy for MembershipRewards.com, through the definition of the annual content strategy and developing and executing placements for the site that support program goals
  • Support MR Program education strategy through the development and execution of placements that live across the MR journey, through PR and social media
Qualifications for strategy analyst / senior analyst
  • A creative, strategic and innovative thinker who can manage effectively through ambiguity and evolving strategies
  • Ability to solve problems and comfortable with white space
  • Ease/comfort in researching and synthesizing large amounts of data
  • Positive “roll-up your sleeves” attitude, a proactive mindset, and a passion to win
  • Experience owning the accuracy of financial forecasts related to hardware and software procurement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a high degree of attention to detail are essential, as is an ability to explain complex issues in an understandable way

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