Job Description:Job Overview: This position will assist with the management of systems that allow Macy's Merchants to control the pricing of merchandise through daily user support, reporting and operational tasks. The Price Support Analyst will ensure Price Integrity is maintained and supported at all times through enforcement of policies and procedures. The analyst will be expected to identify inefficiencies and suggest solutions to optimize processes for short and long-term needs. The analyst will need to develop critical thinking and analysis through training on the job; both self-directed and coaching from Managers. Strong communication is required to distribute weekly reports and effectively troubleshoot across department pyramids. Perform other duties as assigned. This position is located in New York City. The analyst will seek to adapt and improve methods of pricing support and analytical reporting in order to meet the changing needs of the business. Essential Functions: Become knowledgeable of how Macy's prices merchandise at the Zone or Company level and how Price systems interface with other systems including where merchandise styles are maintained, purchase orders, and inventory systems. Publish weekly price exception reporting, provide high level recaps and create ad hoc reporting when necessary. Monitor trends to identify patterns and utilize problem solving skills to develop action plans to drive improvement and results. Develop partnerships with Price Operations, Merchants, Store Operations, Leased Businesses, Legal Counsel & Macy's Technology. Respond to and resolve store reported discrepancies in a timely manner. Work with Merchant community on pricing questions; advise best practices; train concepts to ensure compliance with company policy and procedures. Lead price change/sign classes, workshops, and one-on-one training sessions. Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality. Qualifications : Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Mathematics or Economics preferred, but not required. 1 to 2 years work experience preferred. Communication Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals, and explain orally and in writing, technical information to partners in a simple and understandable format. Ability to communicate across varying levels of management. Mathematical Skills: Must have excellent mathematical skills. Ability to apply concepts of profitability and statistical inference, algebra and geometry to practical situations. Ability to calculate interest, discounts, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions. Proficient in MS Excel: spreadsheets and database manipulation, macros, V-look ups and Pivot tables. Reasoning Ability: Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and self-motivated to excel. Ability to quickly learn and apply knowledge of systems to business process. Physical Demands: This position involves extended periods of sitting and the extensive use of computer and office equipment. May involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment. Other Skills: Previous retail experience recommended. Ability to prioritize, multitask and work cross functionally with multiple business partners. Excellent follow-up skills. Persuasive and confident personality. Strong attention to detail. Ability to analyze and review data and information in a manner that shows ability to understand the business, identify opportunities and creatively problem solve. Eager to learn the details of the business and connect daily tasks to company strategies, initiatives and results. Work Hours: Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs. Company Profile: As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, macys.com is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. Macys.com offers the entrepreneurial culture of a web business with the stability and support of the best brand in retailing. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for substantial growth. If you're interested in being a part of that growth and want to know what it's really like to work at macys.com, get an inside look at Our employees have long-term opportunities and are encouraged to utilize their Supervisors and Human Resources for cross-functional movement to further their careers. At macys.com we are committed to giving back to the community by partnering with local charitable organizations. By skillfully combining the power of digital technology and omnichannel integration with the best in retailing, macys.com is reaching new heights. This job description is not all inclusive. Macy's Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environmen
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