Retail Analyst (CPG)*

<p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p>

Jacksonville, FL

Acosta - Corporate

<p><strong>Acosta is the engine that drives greater sales and market share for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers around the world. A privately held sales and marketing agency based in Jacksonville, Fla., Acosta has more than 100 offices around the world with over 30,000 employees. Learn more about how our values, services and, most importantly, people are changing the CPG experience with proven results.</strong></p> <p><strong>Acosta is proud to foster a corporate culture that is empowering, inclusive and responsible. Our values center on people, integrity, results, trust, teamwork, innovation, and balance. Having associates who live these values and have a great passion for what they do makes Acosta a terrific company to work for.</strong></p> https://www.acosta.com/

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Full-Time

Overview: The Center of Shared Business Intelligence Analyst II provides analytical support to Business Intelligence and the Acosta CSBI (Center of Shared Business Intelligence) team. This includes supporting internal Acosta driven initiatives including category reviews, new item presentations, scorecards, assortment/shelving, price/promotion and ad-hoc analytics. The CSBI Analyst II manages projects independently and communicates directly with the Acosta CSBI team and directly with Acosta sales associates relating to successful completion CSBI projects and initiatives.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Organizes and analyzes data from available data sources including IRI, Nielsen, Spectra, POS data, Nielsen Homescan and others to support Acosta CSBI projects and initiatives with little or no direction.</li> <li>Consult with internal teams as directed; develop and create analysis presentations with insight and recommendations to support CSBI projects.</li> <li>Design and build reports and analyses; provide data analysis and recommendations in support of Acosta CSBI initiatives and projects.</li> <li>Independently communicate with Acosta CSBI project directors and Acosta sales associates on status of projects.</li> <li>Contribute ideas and participate in the creation of the development of new Acosta CSBI tools and systems.</li> <li>Miscellaneous duties as assigned</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Must have college degree and at least two years of prior relevant experience in marketing/retail analysis (or previous experience as an Analyst) with specific knowledge of IRI and/or AC Nielsen systems or other data gathering systems and their uses in creating reports preferred.</li> <li>Must be computer literate with a degree of proficiency in Windows and related software applications including spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, e-mail, database management, and prefer experience with AC Nielsen NITRO, Spectra, and IRI&rsquo;s XLerate.</li> <li>Must be able to effectively communicate with others. Must be able to operate a calculator, computer, printer, telephone and copy machine.</li> <li>Must be able to make presentations coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills.</li> </ul>