Forecasting Analyst Resume Samples

A Forecasting Analyst’s job duties include using sales, inventory, and production data or information on economic and market trends to predict or forecast future market conditions and demand for the products. While the duties vary based on the type and needs of the enterprise, the following are certain core duties listed on the Forecasting Analyst Resume – assisting forecasts for all assigned processes, designing new metrics and preparing reports to monitor forecast accurately, analyzing all sales trends, preparing summaries of all items, evaluating all sales and forecast patterns, developing and evaluating all forecasts based on statistical modeling and marketing strategies, developing upgrading and modeling techniques to improve forecast projections for assign processes, and upgrading metrics to facilitate the delivery of forecasts for future project implementation programs.

Hiring employers prefer those with the following skills – expertise in the field of forecasting, good observation, and communication skills. Strong creativity and the ability to design fiscal models are also needed. The wanna-be forecasting analysts should have at least a degree in finance, economics, business, or a related field.

Forecasting Analyst Resume example

Forecasting Analyst Resume

Objective : An accomplished and results-driven finance professional, with a proven track record of achievement in demand planning, inventory control, forecasting, credit analysis, financial analysis and reporting, account management, and Sarbanes-Oxley and regulatory compliance, as well as strategic planning. Proficient in turning supplies into finished goods quickly to produce a profit.

Skills : Advanced In MS Office, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Aided and supported the forecasting process during implementation for three business units.
    2. Prepared analytics to support sales and marketing teams to improve forecast accuracy.
    3. Led Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for the professional business group.
    4. Validated forecasting tool to enable the S&OP process to achieve targeted metrics.
    5. Validated forecast before sales and marketing, making adjustments for each month.
    6. Maintained pricing, new series, and retagging series in forecasting tool.
    7. Established new codes within SAP for new products.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
M.B.A. In Supply Chain Management


Forecasting Analyst Resume

Summary : Analytical and results-driven finance professional with a CFA, MBA, and over 10 years of GSE, investment banking, and portfolio management experience. Proven leadership experience in pricing, trades, and predictive analytics with an excellent understanding of portfolio performance metrics. Excellent track record in completion of NPL/RPL/MSR portfolio acquisition and liquidation.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Purchasing, Crystal Reports, Order Processing, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Implemented Forecasting program through Excel to better outside sales.
    2. Educated in department SOP'S.
    3. Kept track of 10,000 plus SKU numbers for offices.
    4. Conducted weekly meetings between the three above-mentioned offices to discuss inventory.
    5. Updated and programmed computer database with any special pricing using Price List.
    6. Served as the back-up for the Chief Operating Officer on price quotes through outside and inside sales.
    7. Conducted inventory audits annually.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Educational Aide I


Forecasting Analyst Resume

Summary : Accomplished global Consumer Products' Supply Chain leader with extensive experience in leadership skills to coach, manage and motivate diverse professionals in challenging environments. Strong background in S&OP, inventory optimization, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of consumer products.

Skills : Supply Chain, Operations, S&OP, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Optimization, Cost Control, Contract Management, Forecasting, Leadership And Coaching, Process Improvements, Project Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Brand and SKU level statistical baseline forecasting for Analgesics business unit, a $600 MM+ business unit.
    2. Maintained average forecast variance for Advil to 25% for 2007.
    3. Forecasted GI/Topicals business unit, a $275 MM+ business unit, which included forecasting for the Chapstick brand, a seasonal business; brought forecast variance for A items down by 10%.
    4. Provided key input into consensus process for Analgesics financial roll-up; worked with Senior Management and Marketing to reach a consensus financial forecast.
    5. Fed SKU level forecast to Supply Planning for production planning; key contributor to S&OP process.
    6. Managed forecasting for displays, both Standard and Custom, by working with Sales, Account Planning, Supply Chain, and Display Planning.
    7. Provided long-term financial analysis for Senior Management including three-year factory and consumption trend projections.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.S. In Operations And Information Systems/International Business

Forecasting Analyst Resume

Headline : Hard-working, quick learning, and diligent professional looking for an entry-level position as a forecaster in an organization where will get a chance to improve knowledge and skills and contribute to the long-term growth of that firm.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Stata, Data Entry, Forecasting, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Select products for a mailing by analyzing the product history report.
    2. Select the pricing for each item by analyzing the product detail report and maintaining proper margins.
    3. Paginate each mailing, keeping in mind performance, season, and adjacent items.
    4. Maintain current scores on all test items to ensure proper items are being placed in mailings.
    5. All product selections and pagination must be done on time according to the master schedule.
    6. Maintain current information on all products in the stock table.
    7. Responsible for the accuracy of real-time forecasting and producing productivity reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Economics

Forecasting Analyst Resume

Objective : Experience includes 10+ years in sales, marketing, market research, and project management in both external and internal client-facing environments in which have developed strong team relationships. Also a critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Skills : Project Management, Client Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for forecasting incoming calls to Microsoft's Global Helpdesk using proprietary in-house software.
    2. Daily campaign management and development; campaign schedule development; daily, monthly, quarterly, and ad hoc reporting; quarterly.
    3. Inbound call volume & AHT forecasting for Customer Accounts; interval model updates; monthly model updates; performance.
    4. Forecasted over 300 SKUs, analyzing trends and seasonality, while working hand in hand with sales, supply chain, and production teams.
    5. Developed demand forecasts for the production of casual line inventory.
    6. Monitored and maintained proper inventory levels in the distribution center.
    7. Managed 900+ employees in a multi-site/multi-department inbound/outbound call center.
    8. Presented data analysis to C-level leadership which guided the staffing allocation decisions in an ever-evolving business environment.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    M.S. In Criminal Justice/Security Administration

    Forecasting Analyst Resume

    Objective : Seeks to attain a most challenging position addressing the needs of inner-city youth through community outreach and diverse avenues of communication.

    Skills : Developing Skills, Forecasting.

    Description :

      1. Developed item-SKU level forecast based on macroeconomics, item history, sales trends, and other relevant data to maximize profitable sales growth.
      2. Analyzed sales data with SQL and Access, while organizing data for operational opportunities.
      3. Built and managed regression models and used exponential smoothing techniques to match supply with demand.
      4. Performed forecasting variance, used cost-effective liquidation strategies for under-performing products.
      5. Created, monitored, and adjusted the performance forecast for multiple product lines across 37 states.
      6. Studied the forecast models as well as the business strategy to make connections between them and ensure the changing market conditions and trends.
      7. Worked with different departments (sales, retention, finance, and marketing) to ensure that all new business goals were attainable.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    B.S. in Operations and Information Systems

    Forecasting Analyst Resume

    Headline : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

    Skills : Planning Skills, Analyst.

    Description :

      1. Estimated demand and forecasted sales of catalog items and assisted in the selection of catalog merchandise.
      2. Tracked sales demand and inventory levels.
      3. Communicated regularly with Buying Units, Media Manager, and Liquidation Partners.
      4. Running reports for 14 distribution centers, forecasting movement of high-volume items over a 6-week horizon (7 years).
      5. Accountable for departmental metrics, including productivity, safety, and inventory accuracy (4 years).
      6. Managed the company's generic pipeline portfolio of $7B in estimated peak sales, which included the following: market assessment, trend forecast.
      7. Capacity planning for on-shore and off-shore contractors as defined within Service Level Agreements.
      8. Forecasted daily call volume and staffing capacity for both on-shore and off-shore contractors.
      9. Participated in the migration of various off-shore contracts with a focus on gradual on-shore implementation.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    B.S. in Operations and Information Systems

    Forecasting Analyst Resume

    Objective : Interested in a long-term career, involving extensive people interaction and diverse corporate projects, would like a challenging position, which rewards ambition, initiative and offers opportunities for professional and financial growth.

    Skills : Designing Skills, Developing Skills.

    Description :

      1. Developed and updated regression-based forecasting models.
      2. Automated best model selection based on various parameters and information criteria.
      3. Designed and maintained weekly demand statistical forecast models at SKU ship to level for differentiated geographical markets using time series.
      4. Forecasted every campaign, improvement of forecast accuracy, trends, planning of flyers and productivity programs, critical codes report to global.
      5. Analyzed replenishment and sales data to generate statistical forecasts at the product level.
      6. Tracked customer orders and sales trend data to improve the accuracy of forecasts.
      7. Worked with planning and sales team to identify gaps and ensure proper levels of inventory are maintained.
      8. Led monthly account service meetings and develop follow-up plans and ensure execution and completion.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    B.S. in Operations and Information Systems

    Forecasting Analyst Resume

    Objective : Seeks to obtain a full-time position that will challenge and enable the use of 5 years of engineering experience and skills to add value to the engineering industry.

    Skills : Inventory Optimization, Cost Control.

    Description :

      1. Responsible for developing staffing requirement forecasts which drive call center hiring plans and training needs for customer service representatives.
      2. Assisted with preparing/analyzing $11 million dollars yearly operating budget for Customer Service Operations, and performed monthly budget variance.
      3. Collaborated with senior management to identify key business issues, outline strategic alternatives, and recommend action plans.
      4. Strategic planning and analysis of membership trends within the company and within the industry.
      5. Provided sales forecasts and market research consulting on product development opportunities for leading consumer-packaged goods companies.
      6. Assessed effects of opportunities on top-line corporate growth.
      7. Assisted senior management with the development and servicing of several major accounts, totaling over $400K annually in consulting revenue.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Economics

    Forecasting Analyst Resume

    Objective : Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. Looking to obtain a position where one can further develop skills and knowledge in the customer service industry while working for a company that will allow growing personally and professionally.

    Skills : Contract Management, Forecasting.

    Description :

      1. Trained all managers and supervisors on workforce management and call monitoring software.
      2. Utilize call center software to manage scheduling and traffic of the call center.
      3. Participated in multiple cross-functional teams to drive process and business efficiencies, including streamlining display forecasting process, price increase management, inventory reduction, and new item launch management.
      4. Conducted cycle counts on a daily basis.
      5. Checked FDA and DEA website daily for warning letters and recalls.
      6. Trained sales representatives on using the forecasting tool.
      7. Ensured validation of system by running queries in BW to secure passing of clean data to production.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    BA In Economics