GNC Financial Business Analyst - Real Estate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

The Financial Business Analyst – Real Estate performs strategic business research and analysis of real estate decisions and their return on investment. The ideal candidate will provide a strategic, consultative approach to the overall retail business and present their finding to senior leadership in Finance, Construction, and Store Ops.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform strategic evaluation, identify industry trends, and develop budgeting analysis

  • Develop financial and competitive analysis, benchmarking, and key metrics

  • Generate return on investments for new stores and relocation of existing stores

  • Participate in developing market optimization strategies for new stores as part of the overall market plan for specific DMA's

  • Lead analysis of the company's store optimization efforts including the impact of store closures

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations for executives and the board of directors

Job Specifications

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree (Finance, Economics or Mathematics), MBA preferred

3-5 years' experience in a Financial Analyst or Business Analyst role within a corporate environment


  • Possess self-motivation, analytical acumen and strategic thoughtfulness to efficiently complete projects and manage priorities in a dynamic environment

  • Proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel expertise to develop analyses, models and reports

  • Effective in team environment; excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience with financial modeling