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Sr. Analyst, Strategic Planning & Finance

Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell was born and raised in California and has been around since 1962. We went from selling everyone’s favorite Crunchy Tacos on the West Coast to a global brand with 7,500+ restaurants, 350 franchise organizations, that serve 42+ million fans each week around the globe. We’re not only the largest Mexican-inspired quick service brand (QSR) in the world, we’re also part of the biggest restaurant group in the world:Yum! Brands.

Much of our fan love and authentic connection with our communities are rooted in being rebelswith acause. From ensuring we use high quality, sustainable ingredients to elevating restaurant technology in ways that hasn’t been done before… we will continue to be inclusive, bold, challenge the status quo and push industry boundaries. 

We’re a company that celebrates and advocates for different, has bold self-expression, strives for a better future, and brings the fun while we’re at it. We fuel our culture with real people who bring unique experiences. We inspire and enable our teams and the world to Live Más.

At Taco Bell, we’re Cultural Rebels. Want to join in on the passion-fueled fun? Learn more about the career below.

About the Job:

The Sr. Analyst, Strategic Planning & Finance is responsible for supporting Ibero-America’s development goals and strategic decision-making, supporting cross-functional projects, building business cases and conducting financial analyses. In this role, you will drive impact across the business by accelerating growth across key geographies and Taco Bell to more consumers globally.

In Ibero-America (IBAC), the brand operates through over 400 restaurants across 12 countries, including the larger markets of Spain and Brazil and thriving territories including Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Puerto Rico.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Drive accurate and timely reporting of IBAC’s market plan and pipeline of stores and new locations
  • Maintain global development asset information database on a daily/weekly basis to track the regional store pipeline
  • Provide relevant reporting to management, Control/Accounting/Legal, and Taco Bell International
  • Manage the refresh and remodels process including prioritizing, defining timing, and working with the design team to define scope
  • Analyze new site proposals and provide the Development team and franchisees with recommendations and insights
  • Evaluate financial impact of development incentive programs and track progress against growth targets.
  • Communicate meaningful & concise business insights to the IBAC team, identifying areas of opportunity and risk, as well as other relevant analytics
  • Support the growth strategies of the region by analyzing the growth potential of all our markets, providing competitor intelligence, and creatively ideating solutions or new ways of achieving breakthrough growth.
  • Provide business intelligence to drive sales. Analyze sales performance to identify trends, opportunities, and risks.
  • Support store profitability improvement projects by providing analytical support, financial modeling, and insights/ideas
  • Work with the Supply Chain team to ensure accurate planning for equipment and ingredients ensuring supply for new stores and supporting cost reduction or new supplier development strategies.
  • Lead ad hoc projects for the IBAC team

Is This You?

  • Fluent in Spanish and English, both oral and written
  • BA required; analytical degree preferred (e.g., Economics, Finance, Mathematics); MBA a plus
  • 3+ years relevant work experience (e.g., Business Development, Strategy Consulting, Investment Banking)
  • Experience working in an international restaurant business, food retailer, food supplier, or in food manufacturing is a plus
  • Superior analytical skills including experience with financial modeling, with ability to succinctly interpret data and provide insights and recommendations in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Strong internal motivation, intellectual curiosity, logical thinking, and ability to identify and leverage best practices
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication/presentation skills with the ability to partner well with other team members and interface effectively with franchisees and all levels of management
  • Demonstrated success influencing diverse customers or stakeholders
  • Superior Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to work independently and multi-task in a complex, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment
  • Familiar with Latin American culture; experience working in or conducting business in Latin America, a plus

Why Taco Bell?

We truly believe that where you work matters, and we know a thing or two about what makes employees happy. Join us on our mission of feeding people’s lives with más!

Work-Hard, Play-Hard:

  • Hybrid work schedule and year-round flex day Friday
  • Onsite childcare through Bright Horizons
  • Onsite dining center and game room (yes, there is a Taco Bell inside the building)
  • Onsite dry cleaning, laundry services, carwash,
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes and personal trainer sessions
  • Up to 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical & dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Discounts, free food, swag and… honestly, too manygood benefits to name

At Taco Bell, we Live Más and invite you to do the same. Take a seat at our table. Bring your voice. Bring you, just as you are, a Cultural Rebel. We want you to be your best self!

Taco Bell is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity, inclusion, and belonging for all dimensions of diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other protected characteristic.

Taco Bell is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities or special needs.

Salary Range:­­ $74,100 - $105,600 annually + bonus eligibility + benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

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