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    Merchandising - Financial Analyst

    ABOUT US

    Established in 1982, Bulk Barn is Canada's largest bulk food retailer with close to 300 stores and growing! The key to our success is progressive thinking, detailed/ methodical planning and flawless execution by passionate people across our organization. We strive to foster a balanced and flexible culture that benefits both our customers and employees.

    OUR VALUES:

    • High Standards
    • Passionate
    • Committed
    • Exciting and Fun
    • Supportive
    • Customer Oriented


    WHAT WE OFFER

    In addition to a competitive compensation program and employer-paid benefits, we are conducting a 2-year test pilot on:

    • Possibility of work-from-home arrangements, depending on the position
    • A 32-hour flexible work week
    • Casual dress code


    ABOUT THE ROLE

    The Financial Analyst will provide fact-based recommendations to assist in the continuous improvement of the Merchandising Department. Through strong analytical support, innovative recommendations and insights, the Financial Analyst will have a direct impact on maximizing Corporate and Store sales.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Project/Task Management

    • Conduct monthly presentation to Senior Management by quantifying the impact of changes in top categories and advertising campaigns.
    • Provide strategic recommendations to ensure Corporate and Store sales are being maximized.
    • Act as a key contributor to the financial success of the Categories by making recommendations on how to optimize product performance to achieve sales and margin growth.
    • Recommend product mix for Permanent and Bi-Monthly Tub Programs to increase Corporate and Store sales.
    • Compile and submit Stewardship reports and liaise with provincial stewardship legislature to ensure accurate reporting and compliance.
    • Support management with the financial assessment of the Flyer process by providing projections and recommendations on product selection and placement to meet financial goals.
    • Provide on-going ad-hoc support to the Marketing team to address business needs, as requested.
    • Responsible for weekly sales analysis reports (coupon redemption summary, flyer and instore specials).
    • Provide administrative support to Manager on Flyer template.
    • Provide vendor purchase forecast to complete annual financial budget
    • Partner with Finance in Vendor Support Program budgets, collection, and reconciliation.
    • Perform thorough report testing on assigned business projects.


    Education & Skills

    • Post-Secondary Education in Business, Commerce and/or Computer Science
    • 3 - 5 years' experience with financial analytics in retail environment
    • Advanced knowledge of Excel inclusive of extensive use of Pivot tables and Macros
    • 3 - 5 years' experience delivering presentations
    • 1 - 2 years' experience working with Merchandising terminology
    • 3 - 5 years' experience working under pressure and meeting tight deadline in a standard driven environment
    • 1 - 2 years' experience working in a team driven environment with good interpersonal skills

    Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft word, PowerPoint and Outlook tools

    HOW TO APPLY

    If you are interested in this role, please forward your resume to us at corporatejobs@bulkbarn.ca, along with a covering letter telling us why you would like to join our team.

    Bulk Barn Foods Limited is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Accommodation is available in accordance with the AODA, if requested. Our corporate facilities require employees to be fully vaccinated. Exceptions will be made in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, and all requests for exemptions will be validated by the Company.

    Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.