ALDI Corporate Buying Market Research and Analytics Analyst - Finance in Batavia, Illinois

Corporate Buying Market Research and Analytics Analyst - Finance

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As a leader in the grocery retailing industry, ALDI believes in providing the best value to our customers by ensuring the highest quality products at the lowest possible prices every day. ALDI operates more than 1,800 store locations in 35 states and we are growing faster than ever before! By 2022, we plan to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide allowing more opportunities to join our award-winning office team. Come see what’s waiting for you at ALDI!

Job Summary:

We are seeking a Market Research and Analytics Analyst to join our growing ALDI Corporate Buying team. This results-oriented and data-driven individual will provide analytic support to the Market Research and Analytics Manager. The ideal candidate is able to use quantitative and qualitative data to develop insights which will drive strategy development, sales and profitability of the company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead research efforts to analyze market level data, including planning, forecasting and providing recommendations to cross-functional teams

  • Perform detailed financial analysis on company initiatives, yielding actionable insights such as ROI and sales/customer count growth

  • Develop, recommend, produce and present quantitative and qualitative market research programs

  • Analyze primary and secondary CPG data, providing regular updates on internal metrics (KPIs), competitive advertising, initiatives, etc.

  • Analyze work procedures with the objective of driving simplicity and effectiveness

Skill Requirements:

  • Strategic and critical thinker with high emphasis in accuracy and urgency

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively across many levels of the business and work with cross-functional teams

  • Develop and maintain financial models through benchmarking and process analysis

  • Analyze and report on current financial status as well as forecast quarterly and annual profits

  • A self-starter with the ability to prioritize duties among multiple, concurrent projects

  • Ability to prepare executive-level recommendations and reports, including PowerPoint presentations

  • Ability to explain data findings and complex concepts in a presentation to a non-analytical audience

  • Exhibits advanced skill level with Excel (including VBA)

  • Experience with SQL queries and an understanding of SSRS reporting to support data management, report creation and analytics

  • Experience with data visualization tool Tableau preferred

Job Specifications:

Education

Bachelor’s degree in a Business or related field and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience. Related fields/experience may include, but not limited to: Finance, KPIs, qualitative research, quantitative research, market research, CPG, IRI, Nielsen, Tableau, consumer insights

Benefits

ALDI provides, medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance, group life insurance, retirement savings plans, vacation and sick days after 90 days employment and paid holidays.

ALDI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.