WW Product Marketing Pricing Analyst

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Marketing

Summary

Posted: Dec 10, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200018077
Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Join us, and you’ll have a meaningful role in continuing Apple’s legacy of efficiency and success. Apple is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated Pricing Analyst to join the Worldwide Product Marketing (WWPM) Finance & Business Management team. This role involves pricing analysis, reporting, recommendation and implementation for all hardware products as well as certain software and services offered by Apple across all our markets. We are looking for a high-caliber individual with strong analytical capabilities, superior financial / quantitative horsepower, and a deep interest in Apple’s products, business and strategy. You will partner with various groups including business management and product marketing finance teams. You will also handle extremely confidential information and carry a very high level of responsibility and exposure.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-7 years of experience with quantitative and financial analysis, ideally in a product context space
  • Strong business insight, high intellectual curiosity
  • Able to work comfortably with incomplete information and dealing with ambiguity
  • Robust understanding of how macroeconomic activities, trade policies, and political events drive foreign exchange markets; knowledge of taxation policies a plus
  • Highly motivated, works well under pressure, organized, and enthusiastic in leading projects from end-to-end
  • Stellar verbal and written business communication skills
  • Sharp attention to detail yet understand the big picture
  • Strong teammate
  • Excellent skills in financial modeling, experience with Tableau, R, Python, Alteryx, SQL, Business Objects a plus

Description

This is an exciting opportunity that entails the following responsibilities: - Formulate, present and implement pricing proposals for various products and services taking into account: volume and margin interdependencies, local market conditions, channel economics, consumer offers, regulatory and taxation environments, foreign exchange, and local manufacturing (when applicable), among other considerations - Collaborate closely with various teams inside and outside WWPM (e.g., local Sales and Marketing, Sales Finance, Retail, Tax Staff, Treasury) to provide comprehensive pricing analyses and recommendations - Integrate various datasets to create, present, and defend analyses, including scenarios, and other business insights to senior leadership - Work closely with Pricing Operations to ensure precise and secure implementation of all required pricing actions - Create and maintain a robust pricing analysis and reporting infrastructure to provide insights to WWPM and Apple Leadership - Drive development and implementation of new tools and systems to improve pricing processes - Be an active participant in the WWPM Finance and Business Management team and handle special projects and requests

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering, or other quantitative field MBA; concentration in Finance preferred

Additional Requirements