Location:Home Office Based (GTA) with periodic travel to meetings in GTA
About Cornerstone Capabilities
Founded in 2013, Cornerstone Capabilities is a tech start-up, that is
quickly changing the face of pricing analytics & revenue growth management
in the Canadian CPG industry. Cornerstone is committed to helping our
clients better understand the value position of their brand portfolio and
dramatically improving pricing & promotional strategies.
The core of the business is a suite of integrated, world-class pricing
& promotional tools designed to allow for making smarter & more
confident decisions. During our first three years in business we have
partnered with some of the most respected CPG companies in North America!
This position is primarily responsible for providing analytic support to our
client facing team as required.
The Analyst will work in partnership with other Cornerstone team members
and “do what it takes” to deliver against overall organizational objectives.
Specific duties include:
- Invent new algorithms to
solve problems and build new tools to automate work
- Exploring new technologies
& building operational efficiencies
- Extraction, organization,
manipulation and loading of various sources of client data. E.g.
Syndicated, Retailer POS, Financial, and Promotional Calendars
- Subject matter expert in
Cornerstone’s Curve software, providing client support as required
- Client data management
ownership. Responsible for thorough quality checking of data in
Curve, including periodic touch points with clients to update as necessary
- Develops client-ready
content and materials for working sessions and presentations
- Actively contribute to
weekly internal planning & alignment meetings
- Deliver on a range of
internal responsibilities to ensure that Cornerstone operates efficiently
and with a high degree of accuracy, from the data extraction process right
through to customer delivery
Skills & Experience Required
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in
one of Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Business Analytics, Data Science
- Expert-level technical
skills, leveraging Python, R, C++, SQL, etc.
- Strong business acumen and
analytic skills; able to translate findings into clear, actionable
insights and recommendations
- Solution-focused attitude
& change management mindset; demonstrated willingness to challenge the
- Client-first mindset and
capability to deal with peaks-and-valleys of workload to deliver on
- Very comfortable working
both independently and as a team member
- Ability to multi-task and
pitch in to get projects done
- Able to work independently,
solve problems, and learn new concepts
- Excellent attention to
- Experience within the CPG
Industry working with either Retailers or Manufacturers of Consumer
- Experience with Nielsen, IRI
and Retailer POS data retrieval systems
- Experience with Pricing
Cornerstone Capabilities offers a competitive compensation package which
includes health & dental benefits. We are also committed to ensuring
that ALL employees share in the success. A home office set-up is required
for this position.
Please note; Education Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal
Background Checks will be administered on suitably qualified candidates.
If you believe you have the profile we are looking for and you want to build a
long and successful career with a company that is “changing the game” in
pricing analytics, we look forward to hearing from you!
We thank you for your interest in this opportunity; however only those
candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The closing date
for this position is December22, 2017.