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Senior Pricing Analyst General Administrative

Company: Builders Firstsource, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE The Sr Pricing Analyst will support Sales, Operations, and Field Pricing Leaders in developing, optimizing and implementing Area, Market, and Location specific pricing strategies. The Sr Pricing Analyst will be aligned with a Division supporting the underlying Regions, Areas, Markets, and Locations. As a member of the Corporate Pricing Team, the Sr Pricing Analyst will work with other Sr Pricing Analysts and Field Pricing Leaders to understand, develop, and implement best practices associated with pricing tools and processes. For Areas/Markets that have embedded Pricing personnel, Sr Pricing Analyst will support Field Pricing Leaders as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with Division, Region, Area, Location leadership to develop, optimize and implement Pricing Strategies.
  • Assist Sales and Operations in developing Customer specific pricing agreements, understanding desired margins and balancing with sales growth and market share expansion.
  • Assist Sales and Operations in ensuring Pricing strategies align with sales growth strategies and support Annual Operating Plan for Gross Profit.
  • Collaborate with other Sr Pricing Analysts, including Field Pricing Leaders, to understand and develop best practices related to Pricing tools and processes
  • Review Area, Market, Location Pricing tools and processes, and drive implementation of best practices.
  • Leverage standardized reporting to identify opportunities and provide insight for optimizing margins.
  • Conduct recurring margins reviews with Sales Operations teams utilizing key profitability metrics.
  • Leverage Analytics Team for ad hoc data sets to create customized analytical packages highlighting successes and opportunities for margin expansion.
  • Provide Operations with recommendations on customer stratification by analyzing Customer Profitability.
  • As needed, maintain pricing models, ensuring accurate pricing is available in ERP.
  • Support Operations and Supply Chain in expanding availability of Replacement Costs.
  • Utilize various Cost Sources to establish and maintain Base Cost/Standard Cost for Pricing calculations.
  • Create, document, and implement Retail Pricing strategies leveraging 3rd party pricing recommendations.
  • Solicit feedback from Sales and Operations to provide recommendations for system enhancements in both Pricing Application and ERP.
  • Assist with developing and delivering training materials to promote continual learning.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in pricing in the company's various lines of business.
  • As needed, partner with Finance Managers to provide guidance on margin fluctuations and deviations from annual budget.
  • Partner with other functional departments to driving continual improvement in data quality. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Finance/Accounting, IT, Engineering.
  • Minimum of 4 years of related work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. COMPETENCIES
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, to include use of intermediate formulas, pivot tables, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to perform in depth, detailed analysis of Area, Market or Location pricing data.
  • Comfortable navigating large datasets from disparate systems.
  • Ability to understand basic database structure in order to effectively communicate data requests.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills, including ability to persuade.
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize work flow.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cross-functional working relationships.
  • Desire to improve existing processes.
  • Desire to become subject matter expert to drive profitability improvement.
  • Ability to effectively lead software training sessions.
  • Experience in distribution, manufacturing, or retail industry preferred.
  • Experience with multi-site Pricing preferred. WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is in an office setting and generally sedentary with physical effort associated with using a computer, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds.
  • Travel will be required as needed to support market specific initiatives.
  • Working after hours may be required to maintain accurate pricing in ERP.

Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran or status as an individual with a disability.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214) 765-3990 or email: Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening.

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Keywords: Builders Firstsource, Inc., Arlington , Senior Pricing Analyst General Administrative, Other , Arlington, Texas

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