POSITION PURPOSE - The Financial Analyst is responsible for the Physical Inventory Reconciliation process. The position is the result of the Physical Inventory Task Force which is decreasing the time it takes for stores to receive their final inventory results. The position is critical to reducing the burden of the physical inventory process on store and district associates. The Financial Analyst is responsible for reporting, analyses, and performance improvement as it relates to the reconciliation process. This position assists in the preparation of economic- and financial analysis and forecasts for use in the development of financial business decisions. MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Performs economic and financial research and analyzes internal and external issues related to sales, gross margin, rate of return, working capital, investment, financial performance, and other financial metrics.
Compiles or prepares reports, graphs and charts of developed data.
Conducts special financial and statistical studies as directed in coordination with other departments in the preparation of statistical studies.
Gathers and correlates basic information using established and defined financial procedures NATURE AND SCOPE -
This position typically reports to a Senior Financial Analyst.
This position typically has no direct reports.
Typically requires some persuasion or influencing of others.
Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are very diverse.
Typically considers among many different options or procedures when solving problems.
Typically progress or results of work is periodically checked. Has some leeway to change work procedures. ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Must meet reasonable deadlines, quotas or demands for accuracy and/or may be involved in some mildly 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 - 2 PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
A Bachelor' s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field is preferred.
Three years experience in Accounting or Finance is preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Excellent problem solving skills.
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