Sales Operations & Planning Analyst

Los Angeles California
Required Experience: 4 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Professional skateboarder, Keith Hufnagel founded HUF Worldwide in 2002. In addition to carrying exclusive products from the most respected skate, street and sneaker brands, HUF began producing its own clothing. HUF-branded apparel was immediately in high demand and Hufnagel ultimately shifted his focus to creating a full wholesale product line – resulting in one of the most sought after brands in the skate and streetwear communities. HUF is a Southern California based company with headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles and Distribution Center in Vernon.

Overview of the Position:

The successful S+OP Analyst is responsible for leading the company with smart insights and recommendations to help us make great decisions – a great sense of curiosity is important for this role!

Some of the tasks include contributing sales data tracking, reporting, and analytics across global wholesale as well as our Ecommerce businesses and retail stores. Primary responsibilities include development of analytical and forecasting methods and strategies for assessing large amounts of data, collecting for and maintaining data files for analysis, analysis of data, disseminating data results, compiling and preparing reports on key account sell-thru, suggesting adjustments and revisions to forecasts and planning to improve sales and profitability, participating and presenting informational sessions for staff to explain sales trends, and serves as the department’s point person for accessing, maintaining and retrieving data from various sources, preparing data and reports for forecasting, preparing ad hoc reports, collecting data from external sales reps and providing overall sales operations support.

The position interacts with functions throughout the company including Sales, Ecommerce, Retail, Merchandising, Finance, and Operations. The position requires a high level of self-direction and works under general supervision. The ideal candidate must complete work accurately and timely, work well in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment, and have the ability to work with defined processes and routine while also having the ability to shift gears, when needed, when priorities change.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Analytics and Reporting

• Be the source of “one truth” for the company
• Create and maintain dashboards, scorecards, key performance indicators and reports.
• Develops, supports, and administers business intelligence data.
• Using data identifies and recommends changes to business processes to increase efficiency, reduce loss and create new revenue-generating business opportunities.
• Leverages internal learning, benchmarks and category/business knowledge to provide a bigger picture context to analysis.
• Provides actionable recommendations for opportunities that support business objectives identified through ongoing program and customer measurement.
• Analyzes and determines what data trends mean. Comprehends and communicates the importance of the data towards strategic business initiatives.
• Extracts and transforms data from various data sources in support of business requirements.
• Use data to create models that depict trends in the customer base.
• Uses statistical methods to analyze data and generate useful business reports.
• Manages the data quality and integrity.
• Continuously search for opportunities, suggest adjustments and revisions to forecasts and plans based on analysis to improve sales and profitability
• Support sales and merch team with sales data and reports in preparation for sales meetings, events and other sales-related meetings
• Manage Shopify POS for retail stores
• Manage DOMO business intelligence system and take the lead advanced analyst

Forecasting & Planning – Buy Processes
• Lead analytics and strategic analyses on buy process for collections and seasons – including comp analyses, drop recommendations, margin variances, etc.
• Set up and prepare templates and reports for monthly and yearly shipping goals to support management’s ability to forecast; coordinate and aggregate data for team
• Develop, maintain, monitor, and track seasonal forecasting templates and communicate status to goals
• Lead key account inventory and demand planning with replenishment planning modeling and inventory analysis. Projects future product demand

Sales Operations
• Work to create transparency around the company’s ability to ship on time and in full
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience Requirements:
• Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive technical experience in supporting analytics and business intelligence.
• Must have experience analyzing data for a recurring-revenue sales model (monthly recurring orders of products by consumers).
• Highly motivated individual that will manage several projects while seeking to improve processes with limited supervision.
• Sound judgment and excellent interpersonal skills; Ability to interact with all levels of employees across the entire organization.
• Commitment to providing customer-focused quality service.
Technical Skills and Experience:
• Expert Excel and PowerPoint skills, hands-on experience with business intelligence software, including DOMO, Tableu or similar data tools.
• Experience in analyzing data across multiple dimensions, understanding cause and effect relationships, and making recommendations to achieve desired outcomes.
• Experience in investigating data anomalies and initiating correction activities.
• Experience in Bluecherry is a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
This is full-time position with benefits. We will contact only those candidates selected for further consideration.

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HUF is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/PV/D (minority, female, protected veteran, disability)
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• EAP – Employee Assistance Program
• Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
• Retirement Plan – 401(K)
• Employee Discount
• Vacation + holiday pay