Rockler Companies, Inc.
  • Corporate Office
  • Medina, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Support the analytical, forecasting and reporting needs of the company. Collect, maintain, model, and analyze data in support of company and division inventory objectives. Provide past performance and forward looking analysis, interpret and communicate results, and make recommendations that have a positive impact on business performance.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Develop, deploy, and support daily, weekly, monthly, and annual inventory reporting.
  • Create and maintain ad-hoc and on-demand reporting to support immediate company objectives.
  • Create relevant category analytical tools/reports/dashboards that encompass inventory data in connection with internal customers and company financial targets.
  • Understand the top-level business financials, key business drivers, and the impact of key business drivers on overall business performance. Evaluate the results to identify best practices that can be applied to the Rockler business.
  • Develop and run reports to extract and present information from various information systems related to inventory, marketing, and merchandising needs.
  • Build department and channel specific inventory modeling analysis tools as required.
  • Transform an informational need into variables that may be quantified choosing data from appropriate sources (i.e. historical sales and unit databases, product sales trends) to provide the needed information. Present the results in a concise functional format that is easily interpreted by others.
  • Utilize appropriate equations and models to illustrate various business scenarios currently faced by end-user. Prepare reports, graphs, presentations, and other materials that reflect the current or projected situation and the potential impacts of the situation on the business.
  • Interface regularly with Retail, Marketing, and Merchandising to remain current on their plans and to respond to requests for analyses. Remain up to speed on current strategies and integrate those changes into analyses.
  • Perform special analysis as requested to aid in analyzing and improving company programs and strategies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Requirements for Position:

 Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, and/or Finance preferred or equivalent statistical forecasting experience
  • 2+ years of experience in a business, finance, economic analysis, or forecasting role in a corporate environment
  • Knowledge of statistical modeling and economic and sales forecasting techniques and applications

Business Systems Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office applications
  • Working knowledge of Excel, VBA, SQL, and/or Tableau knowledge a plus.
  • Forecasting tools and/or software. R/Python knowledge a plus.

Key Competencies:

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical thinking and analysis skills
  • Ability to translate data into business actionable activities
  • Ability to collaborate and function effectively in a team environment
  • Interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Timely, accurate, and meaningful analyses provided to support inventory decisions
  • Identification of critical factors that influence inventory performance
  • Proactive identification of potential solutions for other like problems already solved.



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