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Pricebook Analyst

Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 115861

BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of the Price Book Analyst position is to manage data flow and maintenance of all product information via hosted centralized Merchandise Management system and centralized Food Service management system to support all store level Point of Sale systems. Maintain data flow to support automated replenishment systems, centralized Loyalty promotional platform and other supporting Marketing/Merchandising systems and Accounting Systems.  This position as aligned with the Merchandising and Supply Chain teams is jointly responsible for bridging the gap between the supplier, category management team, and store operations. Align with Category Managers on category procedure and understand pricing concepts/product life cycle.  Manage daily responsibilities around vendor relationships, item integrity, merchandising initiatives, and store operations assistance. This position will be proficient in all merchandising software for item setup and vendor management.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Vendor Collaboration

  • Responsible for onboarding new and maintaining existing vendor data in Vendor Link.
  • Track, update, and manage vendor agreements in Vendor Link.
  • Interface and build relationships with vendor partners.
  • Align with CM/CMS on Vendor relationships, initiatives, and program rollouts.

Item Maintenance

  • Responsible for ongoing item integrity, data cleansing, and vendor variety accuracy.
  • Item setup and maintenance through merchandising approvals via Vendor Link.
  • Ensure accuracy of pricing, costs, and item information setup related to replenishment and planogram software.
  • Manage monthly promotions across all stages of planning, setup, implementation, and troubleshooting with guidance from CM/CMS.

Troubleshooting

  • Review and resolve daily reporting discrepancies on the Not in Catalog Report and Un-receivable Report.
  • Assist Accounts Payable with Daily Cost Validation.  Contact vendor as appropriate, requesting cost corrections (including TCR setups).  For internal cost errors, submit proposed changes to Vendor Link.  Ensure that approved changes are made in HQC.
  • Perform assigned retail price and margin analysis.
  • Assist with data integrity issues involving accounting procedures by working with Love’s accounting team.

Support Operations

  • Assist in testing and implementing new procedures or software upgrades.
  • Resolve Footprints work orders in a timely manner.
  • Alignment with ongoing operations initiatives.
  • Collaborate with multiple departments ranging from but not exclusive to: IT, Accounting, Supply Chain, Merchandising, and Store Operations.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
  • Experience:
    • Experience in Retail preferred
    • General accounting knowledge and experience with technical developments or implementation a plus
    • Experience managing vendor relations a plus
    • Subject matter expert (SME) in assigned categories and vendors.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Soft Skills: Stable work history, good oral and written communications skills, team player, keen attention to detail, self-motivated, ability to work in a fast paced environment and strong analytical skills
    • Knowledgeable of accounting functionalities, processes, and procedures from store level to corporate.
    • Ability to be coached and trained to make quick, proactive resolutions.
    • Capable knowledge, understanding, and empowerment to make decisions on behalf of CMS/CM team with store level issues.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Scheduling flexibility.
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

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Clean Places, Friendly Faces. It's been the guiding principle at Love's for more than 50 years, and it's leading us into the future. We're passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with plenty of fuel, food and supplies. Love's has two primary kinds of stores. Our 'Country Stores' are fueling stations with a convenience store attached. The larger 'Travel Stops' are located on interstate highways and offer additional amenities such as food from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and more. 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Merchandising, Accounts Receivable, Supply, Category Manager, Finance, Retail, Operations

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