Pricing Analyst

 •  Armstrong Flooring Lancaster, PA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Building Materials

$40K - $70K
Posted on 08/03/17
Lancaster, PA
Less than 5 years experience
Building Materials
$40K - $70K
Posted on 08/03/17

Key Responsibilities of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Analyzing historical data to review current pricing andsales performance in support of:
    • Validating price change opportunities for all channels
    • Understanding price simplification impact to Armstrong & Armstrong’s customer
    • Identifying price leaks, developing on-going monitoring processes and executing solutions to correct the leakage

  • Identifying, implementing, and communicating process improvements resulting in more effective and efficient business practices

  • Creating & managing tools utilized w/in the pricing,sales, and product management teams for modeling:
    • Pricing profitability, change impact and breakeven
    • Customer portfolio management (Mix Measurement)

  • Leading projects in support of annual key initiatives of the business and within pricing with presentations to senior management and leadership
  • Measurement of pricing initiatives and communication of results through dashboards for key audiences as well as formal reports out
  • Mentoring new and existing Pricing Coordinators
  • Training and validatingfor Pricing Coordinators:
    • Price change execution
    • Price creation for quotes
    • Pricing approvals
    • Price list management
    • Price discount management

Required Qualifications of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in analytical field or role, preferably pricing, sales, or market research
  • Mathematical skills to compute pricing discounts, margins, and currency conversion
  • Expertise in Excel (Advanced Formulas, PivotTables, and Database Functionality) and PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive approach/attitude to problem-solving
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management
  • Strong verbal, written, and in-person communication skills appropriate for any level of an organization

Desired Qualifications of the Pricing Analyst:

  • Experience using global ERP systems such as SAP
  • Use of BI Analytical and Reporting Tools such as Tableau
  • Prior experience in B2B, building products, or manufacturing industry
  • Knowledge of order-to-cash business processes
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