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Business Analyst in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Toronto
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018

Job Description

Business Analyst - Toronto

Are you a kid at heart looking to build a career with a leading global children's entertainment company?

At Spin Master, our unwavering commitment to open mindedness, integrity and innovation is a great part of what has made us an industry leader. How do we stay ahead of the pack? By hiring the best and brightest minds—and that’s why we want you!

What’s it like to work here?

Spin Master is a fast-paced, hands-on organization that provides many great opportunities for impactful decision-making; though our challenging start-up atmosphere isn’t for everyone, we have a proven record of opportunities for future advancement and internal transfers for our passionate and results driven team.

The Job:

As a business analyst, you will hold a key strategic role mining data and finding opportunities to drive sales as you join a best-in-class sales team working with a major North American retailer. Reporting into the Vice President on the account, you will create and manage crucial reporting vehicles for both internal and customer-facing use. This is not just about pulling data; the right person will know how to slice and dice information to find inferences and ways Spin Master can drive more business at retail. This is a great role for someone with an analytical mind and the ability to manage timelines effectively. If you’re a self-starter who can connect the data dots and love the competitiveness of working in the toy business, this is the role for you. We are looking for difference-makers who use data analytics to find wins. We have the data – we need a rock star analyst who can use this data to drive sell thru, accelerate sales, change inventory flow timing and be a key part of our success.

What we can expect from you:

  • Proven history of data-driven merchandising experience preferably with a multi-member team
  • Success finding opportunities to drive business in different segments – store format, geography, and other avenues that allow Spin Master to sell additional product and gain market share
  • Ability to think critically and understand relationships from different data sources and timelines
  • Strong relationship building with retail customers is an imperative; be the customer’s trusted information partner
  • Knowledge of CPG or Retail reporting expectations and retailer standards and operational practices

Who’s a good fit for this team:

  • An analytical mind who is proficient at dashboard creation and highlighting opportunities
  • A positive team-player who loves to work closely with Account Managers and Buyers at Retail
  • The best candidate is an organized individual who lives for deadlines
  • A resilient and adaptable personality is a must as plans can change from day to day

Job Requirements

You should apply if you have the following:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent; MBA preferred
  • 4-6 years of related business analyst experience
  • Highly proficient in SAP and Excel, other Microsoft Office programs
  • Customer-friendly, ability to connect and gain credibility with external partners
  • Ability to tell stories with data and find new opportunities

What you can expect from us:

Our mission is to Make Life More Fun with a vision to push the boundaries of innovation, creativity, and fun. From top leadership to new and veteran team members alike, everyone at Spin Master embodies our Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Open Mindset
  • Innovation
  • Partnerships
  • Collaboration
  • Driving Results
  • Entrepreneurship

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.