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Commercial Analyst, Prairies

Job Name

Commercial Analyst, Prairies






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Senior Manager, Commercial Performance & Insights

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Emily Clayton

About the role

Your Opportunity

Bacardi Canada has a vacancy for a Commercial Analyst, Prairies located in Calgary Alberta. The key priority for this role is to drive value added analytics and insights support to the entire Prairies Commercial team who are charged with driving commercial success within the region.  Pivotal to your accountability will be to execute and communicate standardized approaches to analytics, customer engagement insights and performance reviews to be used in our selling story. The purpose of the Commercial Analytics team is to act as the corporate Commercial lead for planning, reporting, performance and ongoing business routines, as well as stewardship of central analytics and insight generation.

About You

You bring an analytical mindset, with a passion for translating data into customer solutions, keeping our consumer at the heart of this. You are intellectually curious, with a proven ability to think beyond your functional expertise in order to successfully collaborate cross functionally with your commercial and marketing partners.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be
  • Work closely with the Prairies based Commercial team (Key Account Managers, Customer Marketing, Distributor Partner (Southern Glazer’s) to support customer needs/insights
  • Development of standardized commercial reporting and performance communications; visibility and connectivity to Bacardi financial reporting processes, particularly leveraging the Power BI platform 
  • Integrate Shopper & Consumer Insights into opportunities and propositions
  • Help drive ROI analysis of commercial programs in the Prairies as well as work on post-mortem evaluation and performance tracking and analysis
  • Aid in the Revenue Growth Management agenda by reviewing and suggesting areas of opportunity when it comes to maximizing revenue delivery in the Prairies
  • Understanding, evaluating and driving sales success through proven category management expertise
  • Development of standardized conventional tools in order to analyze our business in the province
  • Development of market (external) analytics, promotional analysis, and forecasting/planning analysis
  • Regional analysis and insight generation from key content (Customer data, ACD, Numerator, Shopper Insights Data) to feed into Commercial selling stories, Customer Marketing, Regional Sales etc.
  • Collaborate with Customer Marketing, Consumer Marketing, and Finance colleagues to manage in-year gap planning and one-off initiatives

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Ability to clearly develop & articulate business requirements and translate into functional specifications (and vice versa) 
  • Be able to multi-task with excellent time management skills and willing to work in a challenging and fast paced environment. 
  • Experience building financial analytical stories and having database management skills to develop and implement sales analytical databases, reports and analytics. 
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with various functions across the organization
  • Must possess professional maturity and be comfortable with interacting with higher levels of management (both internally and externally with customers) to communicate facts in a simple and understandable manner including presenting their opinions and ideas. 
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, continuously changing and often ambiguous environment 
The following experiences are preferred:
  • Exposure to and/or prior experience engaging with commercial/field sales organizations
  • Experience with planning/reporting/forecasting processes and tools
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Exposure to Microsoft Power BI preferred
  • Analytics and/or Strategy background preferred
  • Exposure/experience to statistical modelling methods and approaches
  • Prior experience in the Spirits or broader beverage alcohol industry is a bonus
  • Business degree focused on analytics

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.