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Business Analyst

Advertiser: EB Games3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (218 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
13 Sep 2018
Location
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Consulting & Strategy, Analysts

Business Analyst

ABOUT US

Over 20 years EB Games has become one of Australia leading retailers, but we don’t do retail like most companies. Step in to a store, our office or warehouse and the energy and passion is undeniable. With more than 450 locations around Australia and New Zealand, EB Games stores are the home of expert advice, service, iconic gaming and pop culture products.

We work in a dynamic and exciting environment where delivering the best customer experience is at the core of everything we do. We care about our customers, celebrate our wins together and most importantly have fun!

We’re known for our amazing people, vibrant culture and exciting career opportunities. We are proud of our diverse team who represent the values of EB Ethos – Family, Integrity, Vitality, Vision, Accountability and Recognition. At EB Games a career in retail is so much more.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Head of Loot and Licensing, you will provide meaningful analysis and reporting to senior management to enable the business to maximise sales and profitability. The successful candidate will take responsibility for ensuring that sales forecasts accurately predict the purchasing behaviours of customers, future promotional events and seasonal impacts using expert forecasting methodologies.

As an important member of a talented and creative team, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysing and reporting on the effectiveness of forecasts based on ongoing customer demand, promotional activity and seasonal periods
  • Ensuring that forecasting systems reflect accurate sales forecasts
  • High level planning and analysis of business operations, including stock turn, competitor analysis, inventory analysis and profit improvement
  • Contributing to the development and testing of forecast methodologies to drive continuous improvement
  • Maintaining sales databases and sales information systems with a high level of accuracy
  • Presenting complex analysis and influencing key stakeholders to implement findings
  • Supporting the development and execution of plans and promotions to deliver strategic priorities

 

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven track record in commercial analysis within a retail environment
  • Excellent ability to research, plan, analyse and evaluate trends and sales performance
  • High-level analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to organise large data sets and draw insights and recommendations
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on MS Excel
  • Ability to work closely with the cross functional teams, manage stakeholder expectations and build effective relationships

 

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Amazing opportunity with a leading retailer
  • An environment where great performance is recognised and rewarded
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts
  • A fun and dynamic culture that is people focused
  • Endless career opportunities across EB Games and Zing Pop Culture

 

Join us and see what it means to become part of the EB Games retail experience, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button today.

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in EB Games.



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ABOUT US

Over 20 years EB Games has become one of Australia leading retailers, but we don’t do retail like most companies. Step in to a store, our office or warehouse and the energy and passion is undeniable. With more than 450 locations around Australia and New Zealand, EB Games stores are the home of expert advice, service, iconic gaming and pop culture products.

We work in a dynamic and exciting environment where delivering the best customer experience is at the core of everything we do. We care about our customers, celebrate our wins together and most importantly have fun!

We’re known for our amazing people, vibrant culture and exciting career opportunities. We are proud of our diverse team who represent the values of EB Ethos – Family, Integrity, Vitality, Vision, Accountability and Recognition. At EB Games a career in retail is so much more.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Reporting to the Head of Loot and Licensing, you will provide meaningful analysis and reporting to senior management to enable the business to maximise sales and profitability. The successful candidate will take responsibility for ensuring that sales forecasts accurately predict the purchasing behaviours of customers, future promotional events and seasonal impacts using expert forecasting methodologies.

As an important member of a talented and creative team, you will be responsible for:

  • Analysing and reporting on the effectiveness of forecasts based on ongoing customer demand, promotional activity and seasonal periods
  • Ensuring that forecasting systems reflect accurate sales forecasts
  • High level planning and analysis of business operations, including stock turn, competitor analysis, inventory analysis and profit improvement
  • Contributing to the development and testing of forecast methodologies to drive continuous improvement
  • Maintaining sales databases and sales information systems with a high level of accuracy
  • Presenting complex analysis and influencing key stakeholders to implement findings
  • Supporting the development and execution of plans and promotions to deliver strategic priorities

 

ABOUT YOU

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven track record in commercial analysis within a retail environment
  • Excellent ability to research, plan, analyse and evaluate trends and sales performance
  • High-level analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to organise large data sets and draw insights and recommendations
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis on MS Excel
  • Ability to work closely with the cross functional teams, manage stakeholder expectations and build effective relationships

 

YOUR BENEFITS

  • Amazing opportunity with a leading retailer
  • An environment where great performance is recognised and rewarded
  • Access to exclusive employee discounts
  • A fun and dynamic culture that is people focused
  • Endless career opportunities across EB Games and Zing Pop Culture

 

Join us and see what it means to become part of the EB Games retail experience, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button today.

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in EB Games.

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