The Pricing Analyst III will report to the Pricing Manager and will play a key role in strategic and tactical pricing decisions for assigned regions and corridors.
The pricing analyst III will partner with the Regional Finance and Sales team to help determine a course of action that will strengthen MoneyGram’s customer proposition in the assigned region.
The position will provide reporting and analytical insight leading to business recommendations. The position will also work on automating pricing processes and reporting dashboards.
Works with Regional Sales, Marketing and FP&A to produce financial business cases for pricing changes.
Develops pricing and financial content for executive level presentations and assists the manager in communicating and discussing information as needed.
Conducts pricing and financial analysis, where applicable.
Analyzes & reports impact of strategic pricing initiatives (particularly channel and product investments) and works with the manager to ensure that results and lessons learned are systematically captured.
Tracks and reports business case performance post-implementation of pricing changes.
Analyze and report on assigned region, country, corridor and agent transaction data and look for pricing opportunities.
Work on automating processes and reporting dashboards.
Provide financial modelling and planning support as required in relation to new product and channel development initiatives.
Monitors and tracks foreign currencies and foreign exchange margin positions for key corridors while highlighting changes required to the pricing manager.
Participates in quarterly forecasting, annual planning and long term strategic planning that is part of the FP&A process.
Ad-hoc reporting and other miscellaneous projects as assigned.
Performs other duties as needed.
BA / BS degree (concentration in Finance preferred).
CPA / ACA / ACCA / CIMA a plus.
5 years of relevant work experience in finance and analysis.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, project management skills desirable, with attention to detail and an enquiring disposition towards taking ownership of projects where required.
Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint, as well as experience with Essbase and Congo’s.
Experience analyzing data from databases and applying statistical and analytical techniques.
Good communication and presentations skills, being able to share and clearly explain business insight, findings and judgement.
Ability to recommend / implement operational processes to optimize performance.
Ability to commit to and demonstrate the Corporate Values : Integrity, Respect, Commitment.
Fluency in English (speak, write and read).
Preferred Skills :
Technical Experience / Aptitude with any of the following : SQL, Python, SAS, Tableau etc.
Fluency in other languages (African and Middle East languages preferred).
Experience working in an International company and exposure to operating in a fast paced / high growth environment.