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Sr. Analyst, Strategic Planning
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KFC Corporate - Louisville, KY
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Drive Strategic Planning team’s partnership/analysis on initiatives related to pipeline development, test markets, national promotions, and supply/product forecasting all through the lens of driving franchisee economics. Work with cross functional teams related to strategic planning initiatives. Provide thought leadership on modeling and analysis development to influence Leadership Team decisions with data driven insights.
Organizations Supported: KFC U.S
Restaurants/Markets (Indicate Franchise/Equity): 54 Company / 4,000 FZ Locations
•Promotion/Testing Analysis (60%) – Participate on project teams with coach leadership in developing product & promotion pipeline – ensuring frameworks for sales/profit analysis, developing tactic validation plans, developing profitable system recommendations, support the entire promotion lifecycle from ideation to test market, decision, launch and post-promotion analysis.
•Transform financial analysis into presentations with meaningful conclusions used to inform/influence both
KFCC and Franchisee leadership. Drive holistic business case and financial mindset across cross-functional
•Supply Chain/Product Forecasting (20%) – Partner with RSCS and internal teams on product forecasts for test markets and promotions, flexibility/contingency planning, and building a sales growth mindset while managing risk.
•Ad Hoc Reporting (20%) –Perform various ad hoc initiatives as needed to support the business, such as operations simplification and RMI initiatives; influence holistic business case mindset on cross-functional teams.
Undergraduate Degree from accredited 4 year university –Finance, Accounting or Business Management required
M.B.A. - Preferred
EXPERIENCE (and other qualifications):
•Must have at least 2 years’ experience in financial reporting and planning.
•Proficient in financial modeling (Excel), Power Point, Microstrategy and/or PowerBI
•General knowledge of restaurant level P&L’s required
•Demonstrated people and influencing skills
•Must have the ability to think strategically using analytics as a guide
•Ability to communicate across all layers of the organization effectively
•Must have the ability to multi-task on multiple high profile projects at any given time