Analyst - Pricing and Margin Management

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 7:20 PM)
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

  • Lead the development of quantitative models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new pricing strategies and product changes
  • Lead the preparation of business case evaluations, including NPV and ROI calculations for major projects and initiatives
  • Proactively analyze markets and identify market segments where the company's position could be improved
  • Develop 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 company’s annual and long-term financial planning process by providing insights on expected future performance based on current projects and initiatives
  • Conduct ad hoc reporting and analysis to drive critical time sensitive business decisions

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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