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Pricing Analyst
Ref No.: 17-05931
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/29/2017
Title: Pricing Analyst
Location: Loop, Chicago, IL
Type: Direct Hire
Start Date: ASAP

 
The primary purpose of this position is to develop/manage price strategies that balance the organizations profit expectations and ensure a market competitive price value across all sales channels and markets.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for conceptualization, implementation, and management of resale pricing strategy for a segment of the company's product portfolio.
  • Proactively collects, studies, and analyzes price strategy related information to develop recommendations. Monitors competitive pricing trends, market share trends and financial performance as well as more subjective inputs such as feedback from the sales organization, product management, supplier account management, finance, and marketing, to make sound pricing decisions.
  • Performs moderately complex statistical, price, and financial analysis using data stored in the various back-office systems to develop financial reports for price strategy reviews, forecasting, trending, and results analysis.
  • Uses various software applications, such as spreadsheets, relational databases, statistical packages, and graphics packages to assemble and format data and/or reports.
  • Drive pricing strategy meetings by thoroughly reviewing the relevant aspects of pricing/financial strategies and providing insightful analyses and recommendations that lead to purposeful discussions/decisions.
  • Must be able to relate and effectively communicate with many different levels within the organization, ranging from technical areas that develop systems to executive committees that decide far-reaching company strategies.
Essential 
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, business, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proficiency in the use of software applications, databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks/objectives and work in a fast paced environment.
Desirable
  • Electronics distribution product experience 
  • Experience with query language (SQL or related)
If interested and available, send an updated resume at your earliest convenience. Thank you!