Whole Foods Market
Revolutionizing the grocery landscape (again).
Austin, TX

Business Analyst at Whole Foods Market (Austin, TX)

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Responsible for leveraging a variety of data platforms and analytical tools to assess and convert data into actionable business insights. Builds tools to automate reporting and generate insights allowing clients to quickly and accurately see how WFM stores, regions, products and processes are performing. Uses data to influence business and retail decisions across the company. Identifies, develops and executes data analyses to uncover areas of business opportunity.

Responsibilities:

  • Partners with finance peers, regional business leadership, and global finance to support cohesive and efficient business processes in stores and regional programs.
  • Coordinates financial services and provides store consultation, goal setting, reporting, and business process improvement recommendations.
  • Supports regional and store leadership with quarterly business reviews.
  • Performs revenue and marketplace analytics, generating reports / information to help stores and teams identify areas of opportunity.
  • Assists stores and teams in driving optimized competitive performance.
  • Partners with key stakeholders to successfully open new locations, gauge performance against budgets and forecasts, and monitor profitability in the early stages of operations.
  • Partners with regional product teams to identify and help resolve store performance and program issues.
  • Assists in efforts to develop and enhance data pipelines, workflows, and queries based on large data sets.
  • Supports cross-functional efforts to design, develop, and deliver Team Member financial acumen training.

Skills:

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of data available or needed by the wider business for more complex or comparative analyses.
  • Understands team’s function and how it supports WFM’s goals.
  • Capable of working with a variety of data sources.
  • Capable of handling large data sets in analyses through the use of additional tools.
  • Understands the basics of test and control comparison and how to provide insight through basic statistical measures such as hypothesis testing.
  • Understands various company and departmental processes and procedures; understands applicable Retail Operations SOPs.
  • Communicates structured information in a clear, concise, and organized fashion.
  • Collaborates with others to achieve objectives and ensure information flow.
  • Tailors communication approach to specific situations and audiences.
  • Independently takes action, controls own work, and makes work-related decisions.
  • Takes initiative and demonstrates a strong desire to reach challenging goals and pursue excellence.
  • Contributes personal ideas and knowledge to accomplish work.
  • Applies existing rules and procedures to make decisions and judgments.
  • Gathers and analyzes critical information from a variety of sources to understand problems.
  • Applies accurate logic and common sense in making decisions.
  • Possesses clear understanding of WFM’s and supported stores / regions business models and objectives.
  • Understands the WFM product mix, supply base and retail operations.

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree and 2-4 years’ relevant experience OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.

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Where we are

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, we've been a mainstay in the Austin community since 1980.

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What are Whole Foods Market Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
On top of working with personal nonprofits, Team Members can work with and contribute to our three main nonprofits -- Whole Planet Foundation, Whole Cities Foundation, and Whole Kids Foundation.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Join committees ranging from our hiring committee, Inclusion Task Force, and more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available

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