Corporate Strategy and Execution, Analyst in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 10/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking to recruit an experienced Corporate Strategy and Execution, Analyst who will join our Strategy Team.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit

The Corporate Strategy and Execution, Analyst is a key contributor to the team working on high visibility projects that support the Company’s top initiatives. This Analyst position will have a wide range of responsibilities including conducting research, creating presentations to effectively communicate the results of the team’s research and analysis, and modeling financial data.

We are looking for a high-performing and high-potential candidate who can make a significant and immediate contribution to the team.

In this role you will:

  • Support a wide range of projects in order to answer strategic questions asked by senior leaders

  • Conduct research, analyze data, distill key insights, and deliver informed recommendations. (industry trends, competitive intelligence, pricing)

  • Assist in developing presentations to effectively communicate the results of the team’s research and analysis to stakeholders at all levels

  • Support execution of special projects at the direction of the CEO, COO, CFO, or VP of Strategy

  • Help create and update financial models in support of industry research or M&A activities

  • Provide support to the Mergers & Acquisition process, as needed

The perfect person will have:

  • Solid track record executing at a high level as an individual contributor in the following areas:

    • Market and Competitive Research and Analysis - strong analytical abilities with high attention to detail including demonstrated ability to drive to second-order insights. Figure something out, then ask ‘why’ and keep pushing to find something that is not anticipated/not explicitly in scope but drives significant value in the research

    • Financial Modeling - experience in building market models and financial business cases. The ability to work with large datasets and synthesize down into meaning insights

    • Stakeholder Communication - superior verbal and written communication skills - including the ability to build presentations to communicate complex topics in straightforward ways.  Strong presence, poise, and persuasiveness to quickly establish a high level of credibility at all levels.

    • Project Execution - experience executing on high-priority projects from concept through implementation 

  • A desire and comfort in working in a changing, fluid, ambiguous environment

  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines

  • Strong relationship building skills with internal teams and external vendors;

  • Knowledge of basic financial analysis methods such as NPV and IRR analysis;

  • IQ/EQ balance that will enable growth into senior roles.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, open work environment

  • Experience working for a management/strategic consulting firm

  • 1-3 years of work experience in marketing, finance, or analytics roles

  • Advanced skill level in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Bachelors Degree preferred in Marketing, Finance, or Economics

What we do for our associates (just to list a few cool ones)

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including Health, Dental, and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy, and Doctor’s office. 

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe, and the best-crushed ice! 

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

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