Workshop Financial Manager

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 24, 2020
Nov 13, 2020
Employment Status
Full Time
Financial Manager, Target Studio Workshop

This role provides financial management to enable the strategic long-term scalability and stable daily operations of the Target Studio Workshop. You will deliver sustainable financial processes and solutions, for the Fabrication and Custom Production Shop, a dynamic and quickly growing in-house capability. You will provide objective financial insights to leaders and budget-holders, and be a critically important strategic partner in enabling the long-term growth and future-state of the Workshop as an enterprise resource. This role reports to and engages in a regular cadence with Workshop Senior Manager. Core responsibilities of this role are described below, and may change at any time due to business needs.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Develops and executes Workshop financial processes that meet the varied needs of Target Creative and interdepartmental teams
  • Provides ongoing solutions to ensure that the Workshop remain compliant with Contractor Management, Accounts Payable, and Marketing Finance guidelines and Target best-practices
  • Partners and interfaces regularly with Marketing Finance and Accounts Payable
  • Provides financial metrics to inform leadership of budget risks and opportunities
  • Collaborates with Workshop Sr. Manager to capture long-term metrics, trends and insights to drive future channel initiatives, and support business cases for increased capabilities
  • Develops real-time reporting capability by adapting and leveraging Target-supported systems and software to provide dashboard-level visibility to admin budget, project budgets, and contractor utilization
  • Provides ultimate labor billing oversight to ensure 30 - 50 contractor entries per week are correctly routed to admin and project budgets
  • Partners and interfaces regularly with Channel Managers and Workshop Sr. Manager to oversee budgets at the project level, providing ongoing updates and alerts of pending budget risk
  • Partners with Channel Managers in support of accurate project estimating, actualizing change-order impacts, and post-project budget reconciliation
  • Establishes and owns the forecasting processes of adjusting larger project budgets in SAP, and communication with budget-holder partners and Marketing Finance
  • Regularly sets-up Marketing Promo IDs that reconcile to partner-specified funding sources in SAP
  • Reconciles labor, material, and vendor expense entries in Workshop Project IDs to budget-holder PIDs through SAP transfer process in partnership with Accounts Payable

About you:
  • 4 year degree (accounting or finance) or relevant experience
  • 5-7 years relevant finance experience
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, project management and organizational skills
  • Strong aptitude for finding innovative and bold solutions in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent leadership skills with an enthusiasm for collaboration, innovation, and a passion for results
  • Experienced in collaborating across departments and businesses
  • Ability to readily build relationships and trust with internal and external partners across levels
  • Microsoft Excel, Smartsheet, MS365, and SAP skills preferred

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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