Purchasing Analyst

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Position Overview:
You may know us as a company with great food. You may also know us from ‘Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For’ list. What you may not know is how our Supply Chain team skillfully manages the procurement of 2000+ SKUs for over 200 domestic and international restaurants.  
The Purchasing Analyst plays a crucial role the department. Your main focus is the initiation of rebate forecasting and completing the reconciliation process for our suppliers. This is an excellent entry level opportunity to support a high caliber supply chain team while developing your skills as an Analyst. 
You’ll thrive in this position if you are:  
  • Excel savvy: you’re able to take a rough dataset and use Microsoft Excel to turn it into something actionable. 
  • Self-starting: you have an understanding of current financial needs and when it’s time to execute on crucial tasks. 
  • Exhaustively meticulous: you have an unrelenting attention to detail leaving nothing to chance while understanding what deserves your immediate attention and what can wait. 
  • Adaptable: You’re at ease in a fast-paced environment and able to stay nimble and change direction when priorities shift. 

Here’s what you’ll get to do:  
  • Lead the supplier rebate forecasting process: Review supplier contract, input contract data into Excel template, generate invoice, validate restaurant consumption and compile supporting documentation for supplier. 
  • Conduct monthly price audits using Excel: Compare contract pricing and invoice pricing, then communicate findings to suppliers and distributors with the goal of reducing credit requests. 
  • Track supplier obligations, then compile and present department financial report to company executives.  
  • Partner with Finance and Internal Audit to support reporting requirements. 
  • Evaluate current financial models and develop new processes to create efficiencies. 


What we Require:

  • Bachelor degree. 
  • 1+ year of experience in financial reporting or analysis. 
  • Advanced MS Excel skillset (e.g. pivot tables, v/h lookup, conditional formatting). 
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

What we Prefer: 

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Supply Chain, Economics or similar. 
  • Financial reporting or analysis experience in the food service or retail industry.



This position offers industry-leading benefits including; medical, dental, vision, 401K with match, tuition reimbursement and a sabbatical after five years of employment for qualifying staff members.


About Us: 

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For", The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, sixteen The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA.  #SoCheesecake  #LifeAtCheesecake



The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship.


Job ID: 1800186
Location: Calabasas, CA US,
The Cheesecake Factory 2/13/2018 5:10:56 PM
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