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Burlington Store Operations Expense Analyst in Burlington, New Jersey

LOCATION 1830 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016

If you want an exciting job with one of the largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the Burlington Stores, Inc. team as a Store Operations Expense Analyst ! As a rapidly growing retailer and certified “Great Place to Work,” Burlington offers a variety of perks and benefits including an associate discount, generous paid time off plan, a newly remodeled corporate campus with modern technology, a free on-site gym, and comprehensive benefits offerings. If you’re looking to grow your career, this may be the right opportunity for you.

Our Store Operations Expense Analyst are primarily responsible for leveraging existing and creating updated key metric data to support improved sales and store expense performance. Some of the other key responsibilities are identifying process improvements, analysis of data and providing recommendations for specific actions.


  • Support annual expense planning for all stores and corporate accounts

  • Conduct analytics by store and by major GL (spend category) to build annual non-payroll budgets and to refine based on trends and opportunities

  • Support Profit Improvement Contribution (PIC) process through idea generation and data gathering to support existing projects

Expense Management – Non Payroll

  • Identify and execute additional enhancements to analytics, ordering process and opportunities for better allocation of expense dollars

  • Produce monthly supply budgets by store and by major spend category.

  • Communicate with partners (supply vendor and Procurement team) to ensure stores have the right level of supplies on-hand

  • Partner with Field, Stores, and Internal Audit partners to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

  • Partner with Procurement team to ensure appropriate new store order quantities

  • Identify industry trends and statutory ordinances which impact future expense

  • Develop methodology and protocol to manage travel expense by addressing outliers and partnering with Concur/credit card team to analyze and react to results

  • Partner with Finance to research and resolve all general ledger/reporting issues related to non-payroll expense and make recommendations for ongoing corrective action

Expense Management – Payroll

  • Produce robust, easy to understand payroll reporting to help stores and Field manage budgeted staffing to drive sales.

  • Provide payroll estimates to Finance partners in preparation for Real Estate committee meetings

  • Develop and communicate Pre-opening and Grand Opening payroll budgets and staffing plans

Strategic and ad-hoc analyses

  • Conduct ad-hoc analyses to support executive request. Past examples include

  • Analysis of sales trends and recommendations for store specific adjustments during quarterly Sales Plan revisions

  • ROI Analyses on investments/special projects involving payroll support

  • Regional market analyses, support of other key initiatives (e.g., big stores, weekend business focus, etc.)

  • Identify efficiencies through simplification of reporting, automation of data pulls or elimination of legacy reports no longer useful

  • Collaborate consistently with other key partners (e.g., larger Operations team, Finance team, Procurement, HR team, etc.)

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree and ideally experience in retail with a focus on strong analytics/problem-solving experience . Candidates must have strong communication and relationship building skills (both written and verbal), strong, practical knowledge of Business Intelligence reporting, MS Office, Excel, Power Point and the ability to utilize other internal tracking mechanisms.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

You will enjoy a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including a generous paid time off plan, a company matched 401(k) and an associate discount. We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of professional development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Today's Date 11/20/2019
Posting Number 2019-101784
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 1830 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Store Operations
Evergreen Yes