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Home Depot SR FINANCIAL ANALYST in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Sr. Financial Analyst – US Sales and Margin supports the sales and gross margin weekly forecasting, monthly/quarterly reporting, and ad hoc analytics. The SFA works cross functionally with Global FP&A, Accounting, Supply Chain, Merchandising Finance, and other parts of the organization.

A person who is successful in this role will excel in many or all of the below key areas:

  • Action Oriented and Drives Results: Identifies new opportunities and areas of improvement. Takes action on tasks and challenges. Has a track record of meeting and often exceeding individual goals even in the presence of obstacles and setbacks. Consistently measures against projected results, making necessary adjustments

  • Cultivates Innovation: Consistently evaluates for opportunities that will lead to current and future efficiencies/engagement/growth

  • Manages Ambiguity and Conflicts : Makes significant progress and remains calm and composed even when things are uncertain. Adapts quickly to changing conditions. Addresses conflicts, seeing them as opportunities to grow perspective, gain understanding and collaborate to find a solution

  • Decision Quality/Critical Thinking : Makes reasonable and timely decisions under difficult and/or urgent circumstances that address root causes of problems. Gathers and analyzes relevant information from several sources and necessary stakeholders. Follows up on results and provides feedback for analysis

  • Drives Engagement, Collaborates and Is Flexible: Drives to do one’s best, encourages others to do so. Invites input and shares ownership and visibility. Works out tough agreements and settles disputes equitably and respectfully. Uses compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others. Recognizes the need to be flexible by adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

  • Communicates Effectively : Presents information in a clear, concise, and honest manner. Communicates effectively across different mediums with all stakeholders, both at a peer and senior level. Listens actively

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supports sales and gross margin weekly forecasting, monthly/quarterly reporting, and ad hoc analytics.

  • Collaborate and partner with cross-functional teams including but not limited to Global FP&A, Accounting, Supply Chain, Merchandising Finance, etc.

NATURE AND SCOPE

  • Typically reports to Senior Manager Finance

  • 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

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

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.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 3 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Financial analysis, strategic thinking, and presentation skills

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

  • Tableau expertise a plus

  • Ability to influence without authority

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Create partners with all levels of organization, including Senior Executives

  • Acts with urgency; is decisive and action-oriented; sets aggressive goals and achieves them; creates accountability

  • Has a passion for excellence; provides the highest quality results to meet customers’ need.

  • Effectively prioritizes multiple demands; adjusts to change quickly

  • Works across organizational boundaries; shares information; build effective partnerships throughout the business

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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