The Senior Analyst will be responsible for developing and maintaining analytics tools to support the Assurance and Advisory Management (AMP) team for project work across Merchandising, Store Operations, Finance and IT projects. This individual should possess strong data mining skills and be familiar with the BI tools and technology used by the AMP team to support project needs (SQL Server Suite, SQL Assistant, ACL, Teradata, DB2, and SAP). This role requires interaction with team members across all of the functional areas to understand their requirements and be able to develop solutions to support their data analysis needs. In addition, this individual will be responsible for delivering training to the department associates on the standard BI and analytics tools used in the department.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Oversee the administration of financial policies.
Conducts special financial studies and coordinates with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies.
Performs internal and external economic research and analyzes issues related to specific financial metrics to ensure competitiveness
Compiles or prepares reports, graphs and charts of data developed.
Recommends changes in financial analysis methods or procedures.
Assists and supervises Financial Analysts in the daily preparation and conduct of their work.
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position typically reports to a Manager of Finance.
This position may supervise one or more Financial Analysts.
Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.
Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches.
Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems.
Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines, demanding quotas and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations.
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
EDUCATION REQUIRED - The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 3
A bachelors degree is preferred.
Three to five years of experience is preferred.
Strong quantitiative and analytical skills
Experience with the following tools and technology: SQL, ACL, Teradata, DB2, Access, Excel and SAP
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work well with others
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
Oral and written communication skills
Accounting or Finance experience.
Problem solving skills
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