Senior Analyst, Strategy and Business Development in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 11/10/2023

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Key member of the high-profile strategy, business development and transformation team. This team has consistently been at the center of ATD’s growth. The “Senior Analyst, Strategy and Business
Development” role is broad. On any given day you may be working on a cash flow model for our CFO, conducting a financial valuation on an acquisition candidate, deep diving on a CEO agenda project or engaging with a transformation team to help analyze operational or sales opportunities. Said another way, you will be a key member of the strategy team helping support the team and, over time, increasing your level of responsibility. There are no preconceived limitations to the role – your responsibilities will evolve as your work product warrants.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support the Corporate Strategy team with both quantitative and strategic analyses that will inform a variety of business strategies and projects directly linked to ATD’s long term strategic roadmap
  • Collaborate with Corporate Strategy team members to craft project plans for unstructured business problems and opportunities with the ultimate end goal being the creation of a fully formed, implementable strategy (examples include go to market/market entry, new customer identification, investment evaluation, M&A)
  • Develop pro forma financial models to validate business proposals and drive decision making
  • Conduct market, industry and opportunity-specific research to inform the development of new strategic opportunities
  • Create impactful PowerPoint slide decks for use in Board of Directors presentations, customer & supplier meetings, and high priority internal projects (or similar)
  • Produce ad-hoc, Excel-based reporting based on requests from key business partners
  • Serve as a thought partner for business partners in various functional groups
  • Support the ATD corporate strategic planning process through analysis, facilitation of working group sessions, strategy alignment, and coordination of cross-functional teams
  • Support the strategy team’s efforts to monitor, gather and communicate market, customer and competitive intelligence to company leaders
  • Provide ad hoc project-level support to high-priority strategic projects
  • Meet departmental standards for quality, quantity and turn time expectations.
  • Prioritize multiple responsibilities to ensure all deadlines are met and resolve any issues in a timely manner by partnering with appropriate strategy and business partner(s).

Key Partners (Positions)

  • Strategy, business development and transformation team members
  • Executive sponsors of projects (typically SVP or EVP level)
  • Transformation project team members
  • Finance team


  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university required
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years of related work experience; experience in management consulting, corporate strategy, finance, business rotational program, investment banking, or other similar data-driven function preferred

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA (preferred)
  • Manufacturing or Distribution experience
  • B2B and B2C experience

Key Competencies

  • Strong workstream management experience (i.e., owning his or her own workstreams as part of a larger project) including demonstrated ability to think end-to-end and manage multiple priorities/projects simultaneously
  • Ability to generate innovative insights from analysis, communicates results effectively, and works with business partners in developing and implementing new methodologies and analysis to drive actionable results
  • Navigates well in a fast-paced and often changing environment with competing priorities.
  • Demonstrates intellectual curiosity and is a self-starter.
  • Exhibits creative problem solving and decision making skills, with a strong analytical thought process.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and builds strong relationships across functions.
  • Takes ownership and drives a sense of urgency; highly accountable.
  • Play nice in the sandbox – we are a team, not just the strategy group but the entire organization.
  • Ability to be proactive and work well under pressure.
  • Act collaboratively: Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments.
  • Communicate effectively: Communicate clearly and concisely; adjust communication style to the audience and purpose
  • Be accountable for results: Assume full responsibility for the consequences of one’s behaviors, decisions and results.

Physical Demands/Work Environment/Travel Requirements:

  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities

required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Work environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel required:  as required by the specific position.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

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