Sr Corporate Strategy Analyst

Paychex Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago


The Corporate Strategy team provides strategic insight and thought leadership on high impact projects and seeks to identify and understand the forces impacting our business to activate strategies to advance our goals. The Senior Corporate Strategy Analyst is responsible for supporting functions related to strategic planning including but not limited to research, competitive intelligence, market assessment and data analysis. This position will partner with key internal stakeholders across all functional groups to develop and implement solutions based on research and identified opportunities. Responsible for performing analysis of data, reports, processes and results, translating multiple inputs into actionable information for leadership.

  • Provides strategic and analytical support on special projects and ad-hoc analyses at the request of the Manager. Support activities may include financial modeling, data analysis, competitive monitoring and market assessments.

  • Assists with the company's strategic initiative planning process to identify, analyze, and recommend new opportunities. Includes coordinating, planning and preparing for key meetings.

  • Develop and/or maintain significant portions of strategy, strategic plans, and related processes. Provide consulting support. Draft documents and coordinate deliverables.

  • Contributes to the creation of presentation materials for key officer and board meetings to support the development and review of the company's short- and long-term strategies.

  • Develop competitive analysis and maintain analytical framework in order to evaluate and support decision making. Applies various analytical and strategic frameworks to synthesize information, develop output outlining findings, and provide recommendations.

  • Monitors, collects and analyzes market trends, competitive landscape, and customer needs through research, data gathering and analysis to identify key threats and opportunities including market sizing, segmentation, customer and competitor analysis, sources of advantage, right to win, and strategic choices.

  • Conduct market research. Identify, analyze, and interpret key competitive issues and opportunities. Monitor and evaluate industry trends including customers, competitors, technologies, regulations, disruptors, etc. with a specific focus on potential disruptive threats, changing client preferences, and keys to differentiation. Assess implications of market developments.

  • Aggregate, synthesize and distill insights for analysis, translate the output into recommendations, communicate and drive clear well thought out conclusions based on findings.

  • Perform detailed quantitative and qualitative analyses to drive decision making - including analyzing data, developing business and financial models, synthesizing insights, and developing recommendations.

  • Extracts data from various corporate systems, including the Enterprise Data Warehouse, in support of various projects and analyses.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Strategy, or equivalent experience
  • Required
  • Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Management, Strategy, or equivalent experience
  • Preferred
  • 5 years of experience in Finance, Corporate Strategy, Corporate Development, or equivalent experience.

  • 2 years of experience in Market Research.

  • Demonstrates analytical skills.

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills.

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.

  • Demonstrates written communication skills.

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations.

  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents.

Our Commitment

Paychex is dedicated to fostering a culture of intentional Inclusion and Diversity (I&D). Our valued employees and commitment to I&D is the essence of our internal and external success. Inclusivity is a key value of our corporate culture and is exemplified through our reputation as a top employer for employee development, diversity, and ethics, as well as a focus on fairness in recruitment, selection, and decision making.

Click here for more information on our corporate social responsibility.

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