Who is Taco Bell?

Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the world’s largest Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. From breakfast to late night, Taco Bell serves customizable tacos, burritos and quesadillas, among other craveable choices like the Crunchwrap Supreme® and Nacho Fries. Taco Bell offers a wide variety of plant-based menu items and was the first QSR brand to offer American Vegetarian Association (AVA)-certified menu items. 

Taco Bell and its more than 350 franchise organizations proudly serve over 42 million customers each week through over 7,000 restaurants, as well as through its mobile and desktop touchpoints and via delivery ordering services. Internationally, Taco Bell has over 600 restaurants, with plans to add 2,000 more restaurants in the next decade. Much of Taco Bell’s everlasting appeal with its fans and legendary connection in lifestyle culture are rooted in cutting-edge, buzzy marketing campaigns.  From helicoptering 10,000 Doritos Locos Tacos to residents of remote Bethel, Alaska, to selling out “The Bell Hotel”—a Taco Bell-themed resort hotel—in less than two minutes, the brand continues to push industry boundaries. 

Taco Bell is equally focused on creating a positive impact on the world in fresh ways through Food, People and Planet initiatives. One example is through supporting the Taco Bell Foundation, which encourages restaurant team members and fans to pursue their educational passions through programs such as the Live Más Scholarship. According to Harris Poll, Taco Bell has been named America’s Best Mexican-Food Restaurant for two back-to-back years and has been named “Most Innovative Company” by Fast Company and topped Entrepreneur’s “Franchise 500” list for two years in a row.  

About the Job:

Taco Bell is looking for a highly motivated individual to join the Marketing Analysis (Business Planning) team in Finance. You’ll be part of a fast-paced and dynamic team that partners closely with Marketing, Digital, Food Innovation, Operations, and Supply Chain. The Senior Analyst will play a key role in the financial analysis and insights that helps launch Taco Bell’s unique and craveable products.

As a key member of the team, this individual will develop financial insights, strategies, and recommendations throughout the testing, development, and execution of marketing initiatives. You’ll play a key role analyzing data from tests and national programs.

Necessary strengths include: financial modeling and analysis, data analysis, critical and strategic thinking, a great attitude, and an ability to partner cross-functionally.

This is a dynamic point of entry to Taco Bell; successful members of the team can move to roles in several different parts of the finance team or into other areas across Taco Bell and YUM brands.

The Day-to-Day:

  • Determining sales mix and profit impact of marketing campaigns
  • Conducting breakeven analysis and developing pro forma financials
  • Advising stakeholders on the financial impact of campaign decisions
  • Analyzing product tests and national promotions through post-audits
  • Partnering cross-functionally to develop financial and strategic recommendations
  • Acting as finance-lead for a layer of Taco Bell’s marketing calendar (e.g.: breakfast, group occasions, etc.)

Is This You?

  • BA required; analytical degree preferred (e.g., Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering)
  • 5-7 years relevant work experience
  • Strong internal motivation, intellectual curiosity, and logical thinking
  • Desire to have a large impact on our organization with a can-do attitude
  • Superb interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work well in a team environment and partner cross functionally
  • Ability to synthesize data and financial analysis to help shape business decisions
  • Resourceful nature with an ability to build business cases through financial models, data, and relevant assumptions
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to work independently and multi-task in a complex, fast-paced, and deadline-driven environment
  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; experience with Power BI and SQL 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:

  • Year-round Flex day Fridays
  • Free snacks, drinks and bagel & donut Fridays
  • 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, Booster gas delivery
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes
  • 4 weeks of vacation per year plus holidays and time off for volunteering
  • Tuition reimbursement and education benefits
  • Discounts for life’s adventures (ex: theme parks, wireless plans, etc.)
  • Generous parental leave for all new parents and adoption assistance program
  • Opportunity to taste test new products
  • 401(k) with a 6% matching contribution from Yum! Brands with immediate vesting
  • Comprehensive medical and dental including prescription drug benefits and 100% preventive care
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Opportunities to support the Taco Bell Foundation’s educational initiatives and programs.
  • Recognition based culture and unique, fun events year round (recess at work, Halloween Spooktacular, employee art show benefiting Taco Bell Foundation, etc.)

*Please note that some perks/amenities may not be available and/or may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion during the COVID-19 temporary work-from-home period.

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