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Merchandising Planner

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Sales & Business Development
Enid, OK, USA · Memphis, TN, USA · United States
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024

The Merchandise Planner plays a key role in developing, executing, and communicating strategic merchandise financial plans. This individual will partner with the Merchandise teams to help them drive and maximize sales and margin. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to forecasting sales, gross, vendor funding and inventory as well as developing pre-season plans at category and sub-category levels by week. This position is expected to prepare for and coordinate weekly/monthly forecast meetings with the Merchandise team (Category Managers, Directors, and Vice Presidents).

Responsibilities

· Forecast in-season business for sales, gross, vendor funding and inventory on a weekly basis.

· Analyze plan, track actual vs. plan sales and reforecast inventory needs on a continuous basis. Communicate results to formulate appropriate actionable options.

· Rework plans and balance to mid-season/latest estimate top-down financial plans

· Communicate financial results, forecasts, and action plans to Planner Leadership and supporting teams weekly.

· Present financial plans, forecasts, and strategies in key meetings

· Support a collaborative, innovative, and results-oriented environment with peers and cross-functional team

Requirements

· Two to four years of experience as a Merchandise Planner or Financial Planner

· Must be flexible and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.