Career Opportunity Application

Position: Profit Improvement Analyst

Reports to: Vice President of Field Sales Distribution and Business Development  
FLSA status: Exempt
Full-Time, 40 hours per week
up to 20% travel 

Position Summary/Objective:
Support profitable growth of TriMark USA by conducting analyses of category and customer profitability across TriMark divisions and help translate these analyses into actions for TriMark sales teams. Analyst will support the development of profitability data sets on an ongoing basis and will be responsible for sense checking and scrubbing data for accuracy.  Analyst will develop the starting factbase for divisions, highlighting key trends or opportunities and developing hypotheses for how to improve profitability.  Analyst will support profitability initiatives with pricing analysis, financial analysis, distribution / project deep-dives and category management reviews.  Analyst will support the ongoing project management and tracking of actions identified through the work, including coordinating roll-out to new TriMark divisions, helping orient new division teams and rolling up activity logs and financial impact estimates.  Analyst may conduct ad-hoc analyses of TriMark performance across divisions.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Manage data input and output through the use of home-grown business profitability tools
  • Manage reporting relating to customer profitability and margin targets
  • Provide management reports and presentations to illustrate division, segment, customer, category and item profitability
  • Provide recommendations and hypotheses on actions to improve profitability based on these reports
  • Primary trainer and subject matter expert in the use of business profitability tools for the divisional management and sales team
  • Facilitate and manage ongoing account review process and action tracking – provide updates for overall profitability impacts
  • Support pricing ‘deal desk’ decisions by analyzing current pricing vs. benchmarks and assessing impact of potential changes
  • Audit applications and processes to ensure data integrity
  • Develop new applications, tools and ad hoc/refreshable reports that support root cause analysis or streamline related processes
  • Work with IT Liaison/JD Edwards project group to develop custom IT program specifications to support user system requirements and perform full system testing prior to implementation.
  • Perform ad hoc projects, analyses and data extractions as assigned
Competencies, Skills & Abilities
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel a must
  • Excellent analytical skills and understanding of corporate financial data
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented and able to prioritize tasks
  • Experience with Tableau and/or Alteryx a plus
  • Presentations skills / experience a plus
Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Related occupational experience.

Physical Demands & Work Environment
Typing, picking, pinhing or otherwise working with fingers
Lifting up to 10 lbs. 
Hearing, talking, reading 1-5 feet 


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