PrimeSource Building Products

Financial and Business Analyst

US-TX-Irving
5 months ago
Job ID
2016-4541
# Positions
1
Location Details
Irving, Texas
Category
SIOP

Overview

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. one of the nation’s largest wholesale distributors of building supply products, has an immediate opportunity available for an experienced, reliable, and hard working Financial and Business Analyst to join the team. Supply Chain Analytics Preferred, This position will be based out of the corporate office located in Irving, Texas.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Manager, Forecasting and Business Analytics this role will have SIOP demand planning responsibility for all products and major sales channels. This role will also be responsible for other advanced analytics related to SIOP.

 

This position will be responsible following. Additional duties may be assigned as necessary:

 

  • Develops an unconstrained forecast driven by statistics, market intelligence, sales programs, and product life cycle.
  • Collaborates with SIOP, Executive Leadership, Product Management, Regional and Local Sales Teams to ensure that all demand plans are in alignment from a top level perspective to a more detailed customer level.
  • Assists in generating major assumptions package of economic and market indicators that help guide the forecasting and strategic planning process.
  • Subject matter expert for forecasting systems and related analytical tools.
  • Analyzes POS and channel inventory data and analytics.
  • Coordinates closely with National Accounts, Major Accounts, PS Direct, and other customer planning teams to incorporate customer buying plans into sales forecast.
  • Delivers the confirmed unconstrained nit forecast at the appropriate level to the supply planning and purchasing team.
  • Works closely with the supply planning and purchasing teams to understand supply issues and future product availability impacting the sales forecast.
  • Helps development and generation of SIOP presentation decks for executive level meetings.
  • Assists in the development SIOP scorecards and visualizations.
  • Supports analysis and tools development for planning and execution teams
  • Supports SIOP team to develop and generate executive level reporting for SIOP meetings, Annual Operating Plan, Annual Strategic Plan, and complex ad hoc analysis.
  • Partners and finance teams to dollarize key SIOP metrics and forecasts for unconstrained sales, constrained sales, and gross margin, inventory, purchasing, and cash
  • Support for SIOP systems configuration, implementations, and issues
  • Works closely with the forecasting, supply planning, and purchasing teams to understand and analyze major SIOP issues and action plans
  • Work closely with the business intelligence team in the development and maintenance of the data warehouse and analytical reporting tools.

Qualifications

Education:                                              

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Business Analytics, Decision Sciences, Supply Chain, Inventory Management, Logistics, or related field.
  • Professional certifications, such as from APICS or IBF, or advanced degree would be preferred.

 

Experience: Ideal candidates will be individuals of considerable influencing and sophisticated leadership skills whose previous experience includes:

 

• 3 (+) years performing in an analyst position with experience in demand planning, inventory management, supply chain, and customer service.
• Familiarity with private label fasteners, building supplies, MRO materials, and hardware and/or hand tools preferred.
• Demonstrated experience using sophisticated Forecasting, Planning, and MRP/ERP system (SAP ECC and SAP APO experience ideal)
• Expertise in the development and use of inventory effectiveness analytics.
• APICS or IBF certification ideal
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Ability to independently identify and resolve problems or take advantage of opportunities.

 

Computer Skills:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:

  • SQL
  • Alteryx or advance data analytics tools
  • Tableau, Power BI, or other visualization tools
  • Strong proficient Microsoft Office skills.

  • SAP APO preferred

  • SAP ECC preferred

  • SAP BOBJ preferred

Other Requirements: The ideal candidate will be an exceptional contributor on the SIOP team and process, supporting the appropriate policies, procedures, and practices to execute against plan, and holding him or herself and the organization accountable for its results. Key qualities include:

 

  • Initiative and proven "self starter".

  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to engage leaders and implementers throughout the organization.
  • A bias toward action. Makes well-informed, effective and timely decisions, even when data are limited or solutions produce unpleasant consequences; perceives the impact and implications of decisions.
  • Open to change and new information; adapts rapidly to changing conditions and unexpected obstacles.

  • Unquestioned honesty and integrity, demonstrating consistency of words and actions.

 

EOE Statement

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is fully committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, gender, religion, age, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information and other non-merit factors.  All persons shall be afforded equal employment opportunity at PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

 

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its personnel policies, program practices and operations and relationships with employees and applicants, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring and merit promotion.  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. promotes programs of affirmative recruitment and employment at all levels of PrimeSource Building Products, Inc..  PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. subscribes to, and will implement to the full extent, all applicable laws that promote equality of opportunity.

 

PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. PrimeSource Building Products, Inc. is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within PrimeSource Building Products, Inc.

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