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Analyst/Senior Analyst, Internal Strategy Consulting Team

Job ID MIA00000342 Date posted 01/17/2020
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Established with the combination of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. and Glazer’s Inc., Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC (Southern Glazer’s) is North America’s largest wine and spirits distributor and the preeminent data insights company for alcoholic beverages. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, distributes more than 150 million cases of wine and spirits annually, and employs more than 20,000 team members. 


The Office of Strategic Management (OSM) supports Southern Wine & Spirits corporate, regional, sub-regional, state-level and functional leaders with strategy development, executive decision making and initiative implementation. Functioning as an internal consulting group, the team works in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with direct interaction with the company’s senior executives and decision-makers. The small and flat team structure allows the team to be nimble and efficient, while at the same time exposing team members to various areas of the business. The OSM serves the entire Southern Glazer’s Senior Leadership team—and especially the EVP-Chief Operating Officer, EVP-Finance and EVP-Administration.

The Sr. Analyst/ Analyst is a critical member of the OSM team focused on supporting corporate, divisional and functional leaders with strategy development, executive decision making and initiative implementation.  As we identify and execute business improvement opportunities, you will have the unique opportunity to work with seasoned business professionals to develop analytical, problem-solving and communication skills in a dynamic and exciting industry.  This team will ensure you have the opportunities and support needed to reach your professional development objectives. Additionally, this position could serve as a stepping stone to a management position within OSM or the broader company.
The Senior Analyst/Analyst is an integral part of a working team, providing support on a multitude of projects that span across SWS divisions and business functions. You will be responsible for providing analytical support on these projects as well as ad-hoc requests, as required.  You will be also be responsible for supporting the design and generation of financial and operational models and reports; provide project team support in such areas as new business acquisition and market entry, supplier and customer relations; and will develop analyses and presentation materials needed for the SPG team.  
As an Analyst, you will typically report to a Manager / Director depending on the project, but could work directly with a Vice President as well.  

Analysts are expected to demonstrate highly refined analytical and communication skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in both independent and group settings. You will have a direct impact on overall team goals while promoting your own personal growth. 

Southern rewards entrepreneurial initiative and fosters a hardworking and professional, yet collegial and informal, atmosphere. 

  • Analytical Support:  Structure analyses—including defining logic, business rules and assumptions—needed to drive business decisions.  Deliver analyses employing a variety of programs (MS Excel, MS Access, SQL Server, etc.) and business intelligence tools (Business Objects, Diver, Data Warehouse, etc.) to identify, extract and analyze data.
  • Presentation Support:  Support team members in the development of PowerPoint slides to effectively communicate findings. 
  • Research Support:  Conduct ad hoc and ongoing research projects related to strategic initiatives
  • Project Management Support: Support team members with analytical support as needed


  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree is required (cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above).  Preferably in business, finance, economics, engineering, accounting or applied math.  
  • MBA is very strongly preferred. 
  • Experience:  Relevant analytical work experience is required. 1-3 years of work experience preferred. 
  • Project Management Skills:  Must possess excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail 
  • Computer Skills:  Must have knowledge of extracting data from a database (knowledge of relational databases and Structured Query Language (SQL) is a strong plus).  Advanced proficiency in MS Excel.  Must be proficient in MS Word, and MS PowerPoint, and must have a working knowledge of MS Access. Ability to learn various business solutions programs (i.e., Diver, Business Objects, Tableau, etc.) 
  • Analytical/Problem-Solving Skills:  Must demonstrate strong critical thinking capabilities and analytical / problem-solving skills.  Must be comfortable interpreting and manipulating large amounts of data.  Must demonstrate a structured, analytical thought process.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to tell a story with data.
  • Detail Oriented:  Accuracy and attention to detail are imperative.
  • Commitment:  Must demonstrate commitment to getting the job done.  Hours will vary on a weekly basis based on workload and project deadlines.
  • People & Team Skills:  Must have sufficient self-confidence, poise and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively as part of a team and to take part in professional discussions.  Also must be able to sustain performance under conditions of stress—such as tight deadlines and detailed questioning.  Must demonstrate ability to be a team player and quick learner in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Location:  Must be willing to reside in South Florida.

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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