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Home Depot Senior Financial Analyst - Merch Services in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Merchandising Services Sr. Financial Analyst supports the In Store Environment (ISE) team. The SFA works cross functionally with ISE, Merchandising, and Merchandising Finance. This position prepares economic and financial analyses and forecasts for use in the development of making business decisions. Key responsibilities include: developing analyses to support 1) Merchandising Services strategy, 2) investment decisions, 3) capital allocation; forecasting; reporting and analyzing financial results.

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.

  • Assist in the automation of reports, primarily into a more visual format i.e. Tableau

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • This position typically reports to a Manager of Finance.

  • 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field

  • At least 2 years of experience

  • Financial analysis, strategic thinking, and presentation skills

  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Office suite with emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong ability to build relationships with business partners

  • Ability to influence without authority

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Accounting or Finance experience.

  • Analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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