United Natural Foods, Inc.
Buffalo, NY, United States
The Sales Analyst is a national position responsible for reporting, data mining, data analysis and project support for the Sales team as well as the customer. Has a direct relationship with the customer’s business, data, and IT teams and works with any internal business partners involved in managing, determining, and maintaining data, in order to support the customer’s utilization of company data. Provides recurring reports and develops ad hoc reports needed to monitor company and customer businesses. Analyzes data, prepares and presents results in order to identify and/or resolve business problems as well as drive business actions in often-critical areas. Develops processes and technological tools, identifies technological and data-driven solutions, and leads or participates in the development of and execution of IT-related projects such as new report development and system enhancements/fixes to meet company and customer goals. The nature of the work is highly analytical and organized.
EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES
Serves as a resource for Sales, and other UNFI departments with internal and external customer requests for reports, presentations, analysis and process mapping, including system operation and general technology
Evaluates data using Access, Excel and other tools to identify root causes and possible solutions to company and customer business issues and to support business project and change needs; sources and manipulates data from company and customer.
Guides on pros and cons of possible solutions, recommends business process changes, and develops metrics.
Schedules, prepares and distributes recurring and ad hoc reports required by Sales and the customer to answer one-time questions, satisfy continuous monitoring needs, satisfy or monitor contract compliance, supplement company fill rate reporting, identify sales increase and expense decrease opportunities, and guide sales and account management decisions.
Provides direct support to the customer’s data and IT teams to research and resolve issues with transmitted company data, especially cost and product data.
Submits IT Service Requests to automate ad hoc reports, enhance system functionality, and fix system issues; designs and performs high-quality and accurate user-acceptance testing; approves developed solution for install.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
3-5 years experience
System implementation experience is preferred
Advanced Microsoft Excel and Access
United Natural Foods, Inc.
Website : https://www.unfi.com
America's Premier Certified Organic Distributor® UNFI is the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal care items and organic produce, in the United States. In addition to excellent distribution services, we provide a range of innovative, value-added services for our customers and suppliers, to foster mutual success and growth. Our services include marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services. At the core of UNFI's distribution operation are five main units: UNFI Eastern Region, UNFI Western Region, UNFI Canada, Albert's Organics and Select Nutrition. In addition, our non-distribution divisions include Blue Marble Brands, Earth Origins Market and Woodstock Farms Manufacturing.