Business Analyst - Retail
LifeWay Christian Resources - Nashville, TN

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LifeWay Christian Stores is the fastest growing company in the Christian Retail industry. We have grown to more than 160 locations across the United States and are seeking a career oriented individual to join our Financial Operations Department as a Business Analyst. This position will assist the department and division management by performing high level strategic and financial planning, budgeting, analysis, and reporting functions.

More Than a Job!

We provide a unique opportunity for our employees to blend the Christian values of their faith with a challenging career in ministry and business.

Responsibilities include:
  • Maintain secondary financial reports for the retail division.
  • Analyze and reconcile retail accounts such as vendor co-op recovery and advertising expenditures each month.
  • Develop software tools to increase office productivity and streamline reporting.
  • Interpret and explain accounting reports and policies to retail store personnel.
  • Perform analysis of retail operating trends/issues as assigned.
  • Perform in-depth analysis of strategic, financial, operational issues, and prepare executive-level reports to communicate findings and recommendations.
  • Assist in the development of annual strategic plans and budgets.
  • Assist in the development of on-going benchmark analysis and reporting.
  • Assist in the development of business plans for new stores, relocations, remodels, and acquisitions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other related field.
  • CPA, CMA or MBA preferred.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures.
  • Computer proficiency in integrating data from multiple systems to perform financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Microsoft Access a plus.
Required Experience
  • 2 - 5 years accounting experience.

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