• Analyst - Pricing and Margin Management

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/22/2018 11:53 AM)
    Job ID
    1960
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Energy
  • Overview

    The Analyst – Pricing and Margin Management position is a key analytical expert of the energy team supporting the pricing decision making process.  Responsibilities include: financial modeling and analysis during planning, business reviews, product development, and pricing changes. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity, is detail oriented, and ability to work well with cross-functional teams.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop quantitative models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new pricing strategies and product changes
    • Prepare business case evaluations, including NPV and ROI calculations for major projects and initiatives
    • Analyze markets and identify market segments where the company's position could be improved
    • Conduct ad hoc reporting and analysis to drive critical time sensitive business decisionsDevelop and implement relevant analytical framework and associated tracking to drive fact-based and timely decisions to optimize profitability and growth
    • Conduct variance analysis on performance vs. blended margin budgets; assist in presenting results, key observations, implications and recommendations to mid and senior management
    • Exhibit a high level of morale and open communication, promoting transparency across the organization regarding pricing decisions
    • Actively participate in cross-functional teams, providing analysis expertise, offering original perspectives, and challenging the conventional view to better align decision making with changing market environments
    • Support annual and long-term financial planning process by providing insights on expected future performance based on current projects and initiatives

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance, accounting, economics, statistics or other quantitative field
    • 1-2 years of work experience in a dynamic and analytical environment
    • Knowledge of key financial, accounting and business metrics (e.g. NPV, PV/I, DCF)
    • Experience with data mining and visualization software such as SAS, Access, SQL, PowerBI
    • Advanced excel modeling skills
    • Experience with business case development, project valuation, and financial metrics calculation
    • General understanding of budgeting concepts, financial modeling, management reporting, and operational analysis.
    • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

     

    Preferred education and experience requirements:

    • MBA or other related advanced degree from top-tier school strongly preferred
    • Understanding of Retail Business Operations and a basic knowledge of Electric Industry and Competitive Retail Markets
    • Experience that includes pricing strategies and tactics, pricing model development and forecasting methods

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