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Retail Business Planner for Portland Fortune 500

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As a Business Planner, you'll develop in-depth, accurate and detailed strategic and tactical plans to maximize revenue and profitability while maintaining the brand image. You'll participate in the development of annual financial plans. Responsibilities will also include maintaining operationally efficient inventory levels by analyzing key metrics, historical data and current trends to plan sales, receipts and margin. In addition, you'll lead and influence through collaboration with key business partners to align detailed financial plans to a comprehensive tactical strategy. Present the Nike Factory Store business in meetings.

REQUIREMENTS for the position include:

Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance

5 years' relevant retail experience in company planning, merchandise planning, allocation or merchandising/buying.
2 years' additional planning experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
Strong working knowledge of retail math and financial planning
The ability to communicate persuasively and influentially, both verbally and in writing, across a broad spectrum of stakeholders
Proven experience utilizing data to capture trends to make decisions that will positively impact the business
High level proficiency in Excel with a demonstrated history of developing tools and reports utilizing complex formulas, pivot tables, and other advanced functions
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment balancing multiple priorities
Familiarity with cost method of accounting
Ability to work in a collaborative environment to achieve goals

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