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Sales Analyst

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Large Consumer Products Toy Company in Miami is seeking a Sales Analyst to join their team. This is a 1-year assignment with the possibility of extending. 

Reporting to the Sr. Sales and Merchandising Manager, the Sales Analyst is responsible for the collection, analysis, and reporting of sales related data in an on-going effort to increase overall sales productivity. He/She must collect sales records and evaluate performance based on sales quotas while taking into consideration current economic conditions. The development and tracking of key performance indicators will be critical to enhance the understanding of the business and to improve decision-making. The Sales Analyst will create both standardized & custom reports, conduct quantitative solutions & sales analysis, provide support for internal, retailer & consumer promotions, and assess future needs and data integrity. He/She must develop standardized tools, methodologies and business processes aimed at improving operational efficiency. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, analyze, evaluate and report data in order to increase sales productivity 
  • Collect sales records & trends and evaluate performance measured against sales quotas 
  • Assist management in developing and reviewing the sales budget and rolling sales forecast including sales to budget variance analysis 
  • Assist in entering an accurate forecast in our forecast tool, generate reports for forecast, and collaborate forecasts into monthly reports 
  • Assist the Sales managers with order entry and as well as other day to day activities with customers 
  • Co-ordinate the complete sales reporting and forecasting process for all sales channels 
  • Communicate sales reporting and sales forecasting to Sales Managers 

 

JOB SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES: 

  • Ability to build and maintain complex computer applications and programs that perform analysis, organize data and create reports from various sources 
  • Ability to perform complex analysis such as, forecasting and Order Entry 
  • Ability to capture and document business and reporting requirements from multiple sources 
  • Ability to co-ordinate and manage simultaneous data analysis requests of varying size and scope 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex information to a broad audience 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and within a team environment 
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to work with customers as well as the ability to present and sell to them 

 

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE: 
• University Diploma/College Degree or equivalent 3 to 5 years in a related field 
 

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