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Reference Number: PR 0003879

Sr Analyst - Marketing & Innovation Finance

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


Provide high quality analysis and insights on sales, marketing, development and/or operational initiatives.  Evaluate The Wendy's Company and Franchise performance to make well-developed, data driven recommendations that will increase sales, profitability and ROI.  Serve as finance partner with business function for marketing, and partner with cross functional teams and franchisees to drive profitable growth for the Brand.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Drive profitability through analysis of restaurant and/or product performance, including sales volumes and growth, EBITDA performance, benchmarking, and key business performance metrics.  Assess drivers of restaurant/product performance and provide insights/recommendations to improve underperforming restaurants and markets.
  • Perform special projects as directed by the VP Finance and Director as requested.  Projects may include ad hoc analysis in partnership with peers across Operations execution, Marketing & Innovation, and/or Development. 
  • Support the development of the annual budgeting process, monthly forecast, and strategic planning process relative to the function supported.
  • Generate and support the development of reports utilized by executives and their teams to evaluate restaurant or product performance in various categories including sales, food cost, labor expense, etc.  Interpret metrics and results to provide leadership with key indicators of success. 
Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Solid knowledge and experience in the development and application of financial, analytical and budgetary techniques, including statistical analysis.  Strong working knowledge of GAAP, operations, supply chain, and financial analysis.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting; MBA or CPA with Big 4 experience preferred
  • 2 to 4 years experience in financial analysis position with large organization.  Multi-unit restaurant and/or retail environment a plus.
  • Experience with computer modeling, management reporting systems and computer applications.  Ability to create and manage databases and Excel based financial models.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interpret results, understand implications and communicate to business users.

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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