The Senior Pricing Analyst will serve as a key member of the United Rentals Pricing Team, working to maximize profitability by identifying pricing opportunities and implementing effective strategies. This individual will develop, interpret, analyze and help implement complex business strategies. The Senior Pricing Analyst will perform analysis on customer and equipment data to improve decision making and to aid in the development of action plans. The Senior Pricing Analyst will partner with the regional sales and operations team in development, analysis, and implementation of regional pricing strategies.
Work with local market teams to develop and maintain a strong understanding of market factors contributing to market pricing performance.
Conduct periodic business reviews with district/regional teams.
Develop project plans, conduct necessary research, and lead analysis of operating, customer, and financial data
Partner with district/regional teams to develop a pricing strategy in support of go to market strategy.
Utilize pricing optimization engine (Zilliant) to develop and issue pricing guidance.
Incorporate market factors and work within the pricing system to generate a pricing recommendation.
Communicate pricing recommendation to go to market teams.
Develop, interpret, and distribute in market reporting highlighting rate acceptance and price compliance.
Collaboratively work with other members of the pricing team to establish and maintain standardized reporting.
Interpret reporting and highlight specific areas of opportunity.
Distribute insights to local market teams.
Evaluate local contractual pricing agreements and provide analysis and insight to local market teams.
Assist local sales teams in the creation of contractual pricing proposals.
Preform customer analysis to identify opportunities for increased customer profitability.
Deliver final recommendation to market teams and facilitate execution of final customer agreement
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Business is required. MBA preferred.
Minimum four to six years, finance, pricing analytics experience.
Strong analytical skills
High sense of urgency
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, as well as written, presentation and oral communication skills
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access and Tableau Visualization Software
Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
Ability to work independently, as well as be part of a team
Strong customer service and problem resolution skills
Office environment. Sitting at a desk and working at a computer. Some travel Required.
Other duties assigned as needed.
United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.