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Merchandise Reporting and Data Analyst

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of professional career opportunities at our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado. Our corporate headquarters team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more about positions at our corporate office. Visit www.vailresortscareers.com 



As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Reporting to the Sr. Merchandise Planning Manager, the Assistant Planner of Reporting and Data Analytics is responsible for the development, maintenance and re-imagining of tools and processes to support the planning of and reporting out on key retail metrics, including sales, gross margin, receipts, and inventory productivity. This position will collaborate with the Sr. Merchandise Planning Manager and team to understand reporting and analysis needs for the greater Merchandising team and deliver creative solutions, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and transparency on key metrics. This includes open-to-buy reporting, buy planning, annual budgeting, business recapping, and ad hoc reporting/analysis.



  • Produce weekly/monthly reporting on key business metrics, including sales, margin, receipts, inventory and open-to-buy
  • Develop, evolve and maintain tools that support key Merchandise Planning objectives and provide transparency on business trends and outlook
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and financial focus for decisions and strategies that maximize sales, margin and inventory productivity
  • Collaborate with Merchant team to understand reporting and analysis needs and deliver creative solutions
  • Manage company open-to-buy reports in partnership with Assistant Merchandise Planner, ensuring accuracy of data and transparency of strategies
  • Participate in annual budgeting process by creating/re-imagining tools, ensuring alignment of data and strategies with Finance partners
  • Drive change and re-imagine ways of working in a growth environment
  • Anticipate business needs and be proactive in developing processes and calendars to keep teams on track
  • Train teams on how to use business tools and reporting
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Finance, Merchant Team, Inventory Management and Operational Team.
  • Align and support Vail Resorts Core Values:  Do Right, Be Inclusive, Drive Value, Serve Others, Have Fun and Be Safe.
  • Embrace and model Vail Resorts Leadership Competencies: Re-imagine, Connect, Passion, Out Front, Develop, & Drive



  • Bachelors’ degree in related field or prior work experience; Bachelors’ degree in Business Science preferred
  • In depth experience with Microsoft Excel functions (V look up, Pivot Tables, Macros)
  • MS Office Products; Advanced MS Excel Required
  • English fluency both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience in inventory management, allocation, replenishment, and/or planning
  • Familiarity with planning/inventory management programs


 The budgeted range starts at $22.12- $23.08.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 367771

Nearest Major Market: Denver