Pricing Analyst – Posting 1531

Posted:January 14, 2014
Salary:$75,000 to $85,000 + bonus

This position has been filled.

Ever since the Canadian dollar started hovering around parity with the greenback, consumers have been questioning why prices in Canada have remained so much higher. Retailers like J. Crew and Target have attracted harsh criticism (and disappointing sales results) for attempting to break into the Canadian market with notably higher prices. Have they simply been too greedy and priced themselves out of the market? Time will tell… quickly.

Pricing is a deeply psychological science. One must not only have a knowledge of the business, but a keen understanding of human behaviour. Beyond production costs and profit margins, pricing professionals need to think about how customers will perceive their product and what they will be willing to pay. As we have seen, the success of a company can hinge on the effectiveness of its pricing strategy.

Our client is one of Canada’s pre-eminent professional services firms, recognized internationally for the breadth and depth of its practice. They are currently seeking a Pricing Analyst to join their team, working within their downtown Toronto Head Office.

Working collaboratively with the Senior Manager, Pricing, the successful candidate will play a key role in optimizing the firm’s pricing models and strategies. This person will provide financial and profitability analysis on business proposals and support the pricing team in developing, analyzing and executing creative and workable pricing solutions for clients. This individual should possess proven analytical abilities, critical thinking and exceptional attention to detail.

The firm offers a professional work environment where everyone is a valued member of the team and all take pride in providing innovative solutions and high-quality service to their clients, both internal and external.

The ideal candidate will have a professional accounting designation (CPA, CA; CPA, CMA; CGA) or MBA, 5+ years of progressive experience in financial or pricing analysis and strong skills in Excel, Access, and SQL. Experience in a professional service environment would be an asset.

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