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Sr. Analyst, Inventory Control in Woodcliff Lake, NJ at Party City Corporation

Date Posted: 2/3/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/3/2023
  • Pay Range
    $0.00 - $0.00 per hour

Job Description

Party City Holdco Inc. (PCHI) is a global leader in the celebrations industry. A vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, distributor, and retailer, PCHI offers consumer party goods in more than 100 countries around the world.

PCHI team members demonstrate a daily commitment to the company's Brand Purpose: to inspire joy by making it easy for customers to create unforgettable memories by connecting them to everything they need for life's many celebrations.

PCHI operates multiple business divisions, including the Retail Division and the Consumer Products Division. On the retail side, Party City (partycity.com) is a leading omnichannel retailer in the celebrations category, operating more than 800 company-owned and franchise stores throughout North America. Additional Halloween City (halloweencity.com) pop-up storefronts are also located throughout North America seasonally. Comprising the Consumer Products Group are design and manufacturing entities Amscan, an industry leader across multiple celebrations goods and costumes, and Anagram, a dominant player in balloons.

Job Overview:

This role will be a thought leader, using analysis, reporting, and automation skillsets to accomplish strategic organizational goals.  The role will be a key member of the PCHI global inventory team, reporting directly to the GPO / Global Director of Inventory Control. 

Job Requirements

Responsibilities and Duties:

 

  • Analyze inventory-related processes for accuracy and efficiency improvement opportunities across all of PCHI (retail, wholesale, manufacturing)
  • Lead project implementations using analysis, automation, and reporting skillsets
  • Maintain focus on impactful store processes, including invoice reconciliation, systemic receipt, inventory accuracy, annual physical inventory events, low & out adjustments, disposals, etc.
  • Annual PI loss reporting, including overall, regional, district, and SKU-level, so as to reduce associated loss and focus purchasing decisions in partnership with Merch, Store Ops, and Asset Protection teams.
  • Foster partnerships with internal teams and external vendors / customers to facilitate strategic objectives
  • Audit Support (SOX, State, Bank, etc.)
  • Global Inventory team support, and other duties as needed

 

Skills Required:

  • Exceptional analytical talents
  • Deep understanding of and interest in process improvement and automation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions
  • Superior organizational skills with proven ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Self-starter, with proven ability to work independently and make independent decisions, especially amid ambiguity
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and deliver on commitments.
  • Ability to maintain high ethical standards of integrity and quality
  • Proven ability to manage process and key metrics

 

 

Business Acumen:

  • Prior experience with retail, consumer products, manufacturing industry is a plus.
  • Natural curiosity of why business decisions are made

 

Problem Solving:

  • Powerful diagnostic quality; interested in understanding the root cause of an issue
  • Strong organizational skills with high degree of detail- and solution orientation
  • Critical thinker with the ability to make sound independent decisions
  • Ability to proactively identify roadblocks and drive toward solutions

 

 

Scope:

 

 

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally and with people at all levels across the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, professional, team player who employs a supportive approach to all co-workers and customers.

 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in a corporate analyst position, preferably retail
  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel
  • Proven experience in and knowledge of inventory control best practices
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills and drive for results
  • Strong judgment and decision-making capability

Expected Salary Range: $80,440 - $100,550

The salary range offered for this position is a good faith description of the expected salary range this role will pay. PCHI reserves the right to pay more or less than the stated range based on a variety of factors such as experience, geography, etc.

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