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Mgr, Analytics & Rptg - Comm FP&A

Date: Feb 26, 2021

Location: Davidson, NC, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 6201 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Accounting/Audit/Finance                                             

Work Location :  Davidson, NC (CSC) 

State or Province : North Carolina (US-NC)     

Potential Work Location : United States : North Carolina : Davidson 


JOB TITLE:  Mgr, Analytics & Reporting, Commercial FP&A



The Analytics and Reporting Manager is responsible for managing a team of data analysts, providing matrixed support to a team of finance business partners, and the sales organization.  The analytics manager will implement tools and create strategies to translate raw data into valuable business insights that enable enhanced business performance.



  • Collaborate with the finance and commercial organizations to identify, create, and automate data & reporting solutions
  • Develop the data management and reporting strategy to enable advanced analysis and data driven decision making throughout the finance and commercial organizations
  • Consolidate internal and external data sources into repeatable and sustainable processes
  • Interpret data and analyze results using advanced tools and statistical analysis
  • Drive productivity in the finance and sales function through collaboration and training others in advanced tools
  • Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns
  • Propose solutions and strategies to solve business challenges
  • Drive consistency and efficiency in reporting across business areas through effective communication, intentional rationalization, and clear expectations
  • Provide coaching and development to a team of data analysts
  • Performs all duties inherent in the role of MSC Manager as defined in the MSC Code of Conduct including hiring, termination, review, and development of associates
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required



To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Statistics, Data Management, or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of eight years of related experience required
  • Minimum of two years of experience managing or overseeing associates in an analytics environment required. 
  • Proven track record of learning and implementing new data/analytics platforms and strategies



  • In depth knowledge of financial modeling and analysis is required
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Proficient in Tableau, Alteryx, ThoughtSpot, MicroStrategy or similar data & analytics platforms
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required, and the ability to prepare and present concise and persuasive reports and presentations
  • Ability to use multiple software packages to enhance efficiency, efficacy and confidence of results
  • Comfortable delivering dissenting opinions supported by facts in a respectful manner
  • Knowledge of R, Python, or other programming languages
  • Ability to coach and manage a team



  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 5% of the time may be required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


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Nearest Secondary Market: Concord