Senior Financial Analyst

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for the month-close, yearly DC budget generation, monthly variance analysis, forecasting, and various other projects related to the distribution centers. Individual will be heavy user of Excel spreadsheets, along with utilizing Hyperion and other PC database software for analysis purposes.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Monitor actual distribution cost transactions in the General Ledger and review consolidated DC & Administrative department data for errors and highlight significant trends / variances from budgeted / forecasted performance goals. Maintain Administrative department forecasts and speak to variances from budget / forecast.
  • Support the strategic growth of the company. Improve scalability and increase utilization of files across the network. Drive improvements within the department with emphasis on utilizing Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Guide distribution center finance managers and their teams in resolving financial-related questions and researching General Ledger activity. Act as a liaison between Finance and Distribution for any accounting or financial matters.
  • Responsible for preparing generation of the annual budget and five-year strategic plan for distribution centers and administrative departments. Work in conjunction with DC & Network Implementation groups in understanding Capital spend (budget / forecast) and help manage the DC Procurement functions with other network teams.
  • Produce analysis for ad hoc requests. Other duties as assigned.


COMPETENCIES:

  • Adaptability
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Time Management
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Business Acumen
  • Integrity and Trust


QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 4-6 years of experience with budget and forecasting experience required.
  • BS/BA in accounting or finance required.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Understand advanced Excel functions including: Pivot Tables, Lookups, Index/Match, etc.
  • Knowledge of accounting theory and strong mathematical skills.
  • Ability to adapt and effectively deal with pressure, multiple tasks, deadlines and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member on projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; confidently interact with senior leadership.
  • Ability to thoroughly question the information provided by others in a non-adversarial manner.
  • Confidentiality concerning all projects.
  • Clear and concise oral and written communication skills.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility.

Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically

Job frequently requires sitting, primarily working on a computer and handling objects with hands.

Job occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, and lifting up to 10 pounds.

Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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