TJX Senior Merchandise Planning Analyst in Massachusetts

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and tkmaxx.com in the U.K.; and Trade Secret in Australia. In 2016, we had over $33 billion in sales, more than 3,800 stores, and 235,000 Associates. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

HomeGoods Merchandise Analysis Team:

HomeGoods Merchandise Planning and Analysis (MP&A) is responsible for in depth and complex preparation, analysis, and development of numerous reports which identify merchandising trends and opportunities. MP&A provides Senior Management, Planning & Allocation, and Merchandising information for use in decision making, and partners with these stakeholders to provide recommendations as a result of analysis.

Job Description:

  • Reports: Create and analyze numerous standard and ad-hoc financial reports designed to identify departmental business opportunities to improve sales, gross profit, and inventory levels. Some of these reports may include: Comp Store Statistics, Open-to-Buy, and On Order Markon.

  • Initiatives: Collaborate with Merchandising and Core Planning teams to vet sales driving opportunities through product tests. Track performance of merchandise against a control group to determine success. Work with Manager to present findings and recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Liquidity: Support HG Executive Team with compelling Liquidity analysis using established modeling tools that track order placement, open to buy, average store commitments, and sales/inventory considerations. Contribute to the evolution of process through development of new, streamlined tools that will provide further insight.

  • Executive “Notes” Support: Assist Manager in gathering key data elements for President’s notes on a recurring basis. These notes provide a snapshot of the many facets of the company’s measurable success: sales performance, liquidity, “Big Rock” tracking, trending areas, seasonal considerations, new stores, OPH. Notes are presented directly to the President of HG upon completion.

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of business analysis experience

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and quantitative skills

  • Proficient PC and intermediate/advanced spreadsheet skills: Microsoft Office Excel (pivot tables, function logic and lookup/reference formulas and charts), MS Access and PowerPoint a plus

  • Proactive, detailed-oriented, and results-driven

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.