Analyst, Total Store

Welcome to Ross Stores, Inc., where our differences make us stronger… At Ross and dd’s, inclusion is a way of life. We care about our Associates and the communities we serve and we value their differences. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture. We respect and celebrate the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us. Come join us as we continue our diversity, equality and inclusion journey!

Analyst, Total Stores

About Ross Stores, Inc.

Since 1982, our focus has been on bringing our customers a constant stream of high quality brands and trends at extraordinary savings, while providing a fun and exciting treasure hunt experience. We believe in keeping things simple: no expensive signage, displays or fancy fixtures - to us, it's far more meaningful to pass greater savings on to our customers with on trend apparel, accessories, footwear, and home furnishings. With more than 1,900 stores, including Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS, we are the nation's largest off-price retail chain, and we continue to grow at a rate far outpacing traditional retail.

With corporate headquarters located in Dublin, CA, we have three buying offices positioned in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston, as well as seven state-of-the-art distribution centers across the country. With FY2021 revenues of $18.9 billion, we are a Fortune 500, S&P 500, and Nasdaq 100 Company, committed to offering an inclusive, safe and positive workplace. Come see what's in store.

As part of the Ross family you will experience:

  • A respectful culture embedded with collaborative partnerships and humility
  • Opportunities to give back to your community through national charities, local volunteer initiatives, and our Ross Cares Fund
  • A significant investment in your career through extensive onboarding programs, continuous learning opportunities, ongoing development and the opportunity to work with engaged and knowledgeable industry leaders

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About this opportunity

The Total Store Analyst is responsible for partnering with the Manager in reviewing sales plans at the Total Store level and adjusting based on current sales performance or other external factors such as new store cannibalization or competitor closings or openings. Track the impact of macro factors such as currency rates and minimum wage increases on store performance. In partnership with Manager, create solutions that help impacted stores adjust to the changing business environment. Work cross functionally with Regional Planning to review regional opportunities/risks deeper at a market or store level. Perform ad hoc reporting/analysis as requested.

  • Review pre-season plans at a total store level to ensure plans are appropriate
  • Track key external impacts - including weather / storms, currency / tourism, etc. - as well as other events that impact store performance - such as cannibalization from new store openings - that could impact store performance (negatively or positively)
  • Monitor sales in-season and adjust if needed based on performance (and taking into account external impacts / other events that impact store performance.
  • Monitor store performance at a market level and / or for key store groups within a region
  • Partner with regional planning to ensure that region plans reflect risks and opportunities at the store and / or market level
  • Partner with other operational functions (e.g., store operations, allocation, supply chain) on a regular basis to support execution of store level plans
  • Partner with Location Planning to review lower level plans based on callouts received from store managers and other executives

Who you are
  • 4-year college degree or the equivalent required
  • 3+ years of previous work experience; corporate / business planning experience required
  • Advanced Excel knowledge
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Demonstrated decision making skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment; be flexible to the changing needs of the business

Perks and Benefits of joining our team

Our Associates are at the heart of everything we do and we're proud to offer a range of benefits that reflect how much we value their contributions. Here's a peek into what you can expect as an eligible Ross Associate:

  • A broad range of affordable health insurance options*, 401(k) with employer match*, life insurance*
  • Ample PTO, paid holidays, and Summer Fridays, as well as the opportunity to purchase additional vacation*
  • Employee stock purchase plan*
  • Charitable donations matched by Ross Stores Foundation
  • Enhanced maternity and bonding leaves with 100% income replacement*
  • Parent support programs
  • And more....

* eligibility may vary based on level and tenure, subject to change

At Ross & dd's we care about our Associates and the communities we serve. We are committed to building diverse teams and an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates the diversity of backgrounds, identities, and ideas of those who work and shop with us