GPC - Genuine Parts Company Sr. Manager - Merch Finance in ATLANTA, Georgia
Leads creation and maintenance of financial forecasting & reporting for category-level consumption. Enhances strategic category decision making by providing accurate, timely and insightful data.
Position Performance Measures:
Maintains data integrity.
Develops reporting solutions in line with the department plan.
Generates timely reporting.
Responsibilities: The following section contains the primary responsibilities for this position. Job holder is responsible for performing any other duties as assigned by management. List the significant activities that support that function, for instance manage the annual store audit process. Where possible use language that ties the job back to the company mission and vision.
Develop actionable dashboards with pricing and commercial KPIs and forecast to:
Support merchandising in category strategy
Support sales on market intelligence, sales rep performance and coaching
Identify drivers of margin erosion and compliance metrics
Build out new forecasting and reporting templates and tools to assist category team with measuring product level profitability
Develop end-to-end visibility into customer & supplier cost-to-serve, and associated reporting & tracking
Build next generation of sales growth AI tools to support profitable growth:
Develop Churn propensity models and cross sell/upsell tools to embed in sales process and whitespace identification tools
Measure promotional effectiveness by analyzing financial data, customer decision trees, and competitive products. Makes recommendations based on data and measures effectiveness of results.
Provides ad hoc financial reporting and other analyses as directed.
Experience, Education, and Abilities:
Self-starter with proactive drive and ambition to perform and drive change with minimal direction & coaching
At least 3-5 years working in a financial analyst role, ideally in a complex data environment.
College degree from an accredited institution (or other advanced degree in economics, mathematics, finance, marketing intelligence or business intelligence) or equivalent.
High level of commercial and financial acumen experience required; CFA accepted
Demonstrated and advanced proficiency with business intelligence tools; preferably excel and data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, Qlik, etc.)
Advanced experience with database systems at an enterprise level
Demonstrated and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, such as database management, vlookups, and pivot tables.
Demonstrated experience with data governance projects.
Strong internal and external relation-building skills.
Uncompromising integrity and intellectual honesty; possesses courage and conviction to speak their position.
Demonstrated previous experience reporting to senior executives.
Highly self-motivated with a strong work ethic.
Work is performed in a typical office environment.