Senior Analyst, Merchant Operations

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!

Senior Analyst, Merchant Operations

About Ross Stores, Inc.

At Ross Stores, Inc. our focus has always been 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 2,000 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.

We have three buying offices positioned in key markets in New York City, Los Angeles, and Boston. 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 and local volunteer initiatives
  • 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 Sr. Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing and presenting data, to provide recommendations on the improvement of value-added processes (retail ticketing). This position will execute/refine standard reporting while independently identifying areas of improvement and presenting recommendations to management. The Sr. Analyst will also support the development and workstreams of an Analyst and Specialist, including shared inbox management, answering inquiries from merchants and vendors. The Sr. Analyst must also have strong communication skills, collaborating with various cross-functional partners (3rd party vendors and ticket providers, Merchant organization, Distribution Centers), and may represent the team in meetings with executives. They must be able to work independently, managing deliverables and expectations, leveraging strong technical/functional skills to produce forecasts in an evolving environment.

The base salary range for this role is $87,000 - $97,000. The base salary range is dependent on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, qualifications, relevant education, certifications, seniority, and location. The range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards vary by position and location.

  • Proactively review and analyze key business areas to identify changes in trend and provide recommendations to drive improvement.
  • Create and maintain collaborative relationships with cross functional partners, providing feedback/recommendations for process improvement.
  • Leverage technical skills to analyze large datasets to create projections/forecasts.
  • Effectively communicate with various stakeholders, tailoring style based on audience.
  • Independently identify potential problems and risks; generates strong ideas, insights, and solutions in order to prevent issues.

Who you are
  • You have a bachelor's degree.
  • You have 4-6 years of analytical experience in the retail or consumer products industry.
  • You have a passion for analytics, working with data, and deriving insights to answer business stakeholder questions and drive actions and decision-making.
  • You are self-motivated and results-driven; you can work independently and simultaneously manage multiple projects/priorities.
  • You are resourceful and experienced in maneuvering ambiguous situations.
  • You have a strong conceptual ability and strategic and critical thinking.
  • You are a relationship builder with internal teams and executives at senior levels.
  • You can translate complex data in terms that are easily understood and accessible to Merchants at various levels of seniority and sophistication with the material.
  • You pay close attention to detail.
  • You have a strong and effective communicator in both written and verbal communication.

This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

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.