Blarney Castle Oil

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Retail Inventory Analyst

Retail Inventory Analyst

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Company : Name 
Bear Lake Office
Job Locations 
US-MI-Bear Lake
Retail Operations Management

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Blarney Castle Oil Co. is seeking to hire a Retail Inventory Analyst.



Blarney Castle Oil Company was founded by members of the McCarthy family and began with a small service station in 1933 in the Village of Bear Lake, Michigan. Today, the Company's home office remains in Bear Lake and markets and distributes petroleum and propane products to a network of residential and commercial customers. The Company supplies over 150 independent service station operators with gasoline, diesel, and motor oil products. BCOC also operates a chain of 130+ EZ Mart Convenience Stores all within the State of Michigan.



We are seeking these qualifications in a Retail Inventory Analyst candidate:

  • Sound knowledge of financial standards and procedures
  • Well-developed computer skills are required, e.g. MS Office
  • Solid understanding of concepts and processes around POS and accounting software/data
  • Experience with PDI Enterprise, Verifone Commander POS, PDI Focal Point, and/or DM2 applications a plus
  • Strong critical thinking and knowledge of retail business processes
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to develop and maintain effective business partner relationships
  • Proven ability to build and maintain models, i.e., reporting structures, and interpret large data sets, generating relevant insights/recommendations
  • Experience with cross-functional project management
  • Demostrated ability to work independently to meet operating deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or closely allied field, combined with three to five years of retail inventory analysis is required
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As a Retail Inventory Analyst, you will:

  • Prepare and review analyses of inventory data
  • Work cross-functionally to investigate and resolve inventory discrepancies and variances
  • Review performance of all promotion and discount programs, and recommend changes to improve program effectiveness
  • Prepare and present financial analyses of inventory related data
  • Manage the inventory audit process
  • Evaluate vendor performance and work with operations to resolve any issues
  • Develop and document inventory management procedures

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