Macy's Analyst - Central Selling Support Services in Mason, Ohio

Description:

Job Overview:

Perform specialized reporting and analysis on strategic and tactical issues at the request of senior staffing management. This includes performing advanced analytical techniques using statistical or other advanced data mining software, or creating specialized ad-hoc reports. They also are responsible for conducting primary and secondary research into staffing issues and trends. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

• Very strong analytical skill set and ability to work with large amounts of data and inputs

• Organize and prioritize requests for ad-hoc analysis

• Determine appropriate analysis strategies and techniques

• Identify and request any required access, information, and support from systems team

• Conduct ad-hoc analyses

• Summarize conclusions and present to management

• Define legitimate need for temporary or one-time reports

• Work with end users or requestor on report specifications and carry through design, development, testing and implementation

• Recommend potential changes to standard reporting tools when appropriate

• For requested topics, determine possible research options and methods

• Identify possible business issues from analyzing data to spot exceptions, trends, irregularities

• Communicate issues and opportunities to management for evaluation

• Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality

Qualifications:

Education/Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred

Communication Skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as reports and procedure manuals.

• Good presentation skills

Mathematical Skills

• Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

Reasoning Ability

• Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

• Very strong analytical skill set and ability to work with large amounts of data and inputs

• Ability to conceptualize appropriate analyses methods

Physical Demands

• This position requires regular walking, standing, hearing, and talking. May occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.

• Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Other Skills

• Strong leadership profile and excellent negotiation skills.

• Strong systems skill-set; ability to construct ad-hoc reports and analyses using expert tools

• Interest and ability to perform research and problem-solve

• Very proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

• Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Microsoft Visual Basic, and Microsoft SQL a plus

• Work Hours

• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.

This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, 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 environment.

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Mason
Job: Staffing
Req ID: MAC09320