Business Planning Analyst (Retail)

Sales Fremont, California


Primary purpose of job:

Business Planning Analyst is responsible for preparing product costing, business models, and validating business assumptions used to set retailer pricing across all product categories.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop product costing models for product lifecycle across all product categories
  • Monitor component cost changes, trends and vendor programs that impact product costing.
  • Develop a deep understanding of ASUS product roadmaps, key technology transitions and relationship with product platforms
  • Lead product planning analysis and support of the Retail Business Unit
  • Detailed financial analysis of additional factors driving profitability including service and logistics.
  • Reconcile product planning with actual financial performance.
  • Collaborate with Retail Business Unit management, sales and finance to drive profitability and top-line growth
  • Support sales with dispute reconciliation with accounting and finance
  • Assist in decisions regarding support sales expenditures including advertising, sell-through programs, and inventory management.



Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration equivalent degree and 3+ years of relevant business experience of Finance or Business Planning



  • High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • Must have ability to communicate effectively with management and employees on all levels
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to get along with diverse personalities, tactful, and flexible
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills are required
  • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, while being able to recognize and support Company’s preferences and priorities.
  • Attention to detail is a high priority. Must also demonstrate a sense of urgency commensurate with the needs of the sales department
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports and data
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from team members, customers, and the general public
  • Fluent in English is a must; Mandarin is a plus

Computer Skills

  • Experienced knowledge of personal computer with mastered skills in MS Excel
  • Proficiency with database applications and presentation software applications such as PowerPoint are also required
  • Knowledge and experience in downloading data from mainframe to PC applications
  • Ability to write Ad Hoc query reports

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret a variety of financial, legal and technical information

$65,000 - $80,000 annually is the estimated pay range for this role working in Fremont, California office. It does not include bonuses, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D insurance, Paid Time Off, EAP, & 401(k). The final amount will be determined based on qualifications & experience of the candidate relative to the role.

ASUS is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy/ breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, as well as any other characteristic protected by law, regulation or local ordinance, and strives to comply with all applicable laws on the subject. These employment decisions extend to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment, pay and other forms of compensation, training and other terms and conditions of employment.