Sr Financial Analyst

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
May 25, 2021
Closes
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 500 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Right on pace with Target's distinctive retail brand, Target Finance and Accounting are transforming for the better. As so much more than a financial analyst or a behind-the-scenes number-cruncher, you will be a truly collaborative partner with a seat at the table. You'll bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, you'll be an integral voice in discussions that lead to Target's unparalleled shopping experience. Your analysis and recommendations will be directly applied to critical business decisions, from sales to merchandising and beyond. You'll see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. And you'll grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life outside of work.

A role in Financial Planning & Analysis means belonging to a great team of genuine, diverse, courageous and versatile people who put integrity and ethics at the heart of everything they do. Together, you'll drive outstanding financial results by enabling and accelerating Target's strategic execution. You'll nurture influential partnerships with leaders who value your credibility, thanks to the quality and reliability of your insights. To teams across Target, you'll bring your skills for analytical rigor, creative problem-solving and sound decision-making. You'll be an active contributor to cross-functional teams. You'll rise to the challenge of the dynamic retail industry, bringing innovative solutions that have a direct impact on financial and operational direction-setting, merchandising and capital investments and how to best use our resources. All of your good work will help elevate and maintain Target as one of the world's most recognized and best-loved retail brands.

As a Sr Financial Analyst - Corporate Planning, you will:
  • Build meaningful relationships across FP&A by leading Lead an efficient budgeting processes, in partnership with Sr. Finance Manager.
  • Assess and analyze variances to budgets, driving action across the enterprise based on emerging themes
  • Play a significant role in enterprise forecasting processes including daily sales allocations that are viewed by leaders across the enterprise
  • Be responsible for ad-hoc projects to deliver high quality analytics and insights to help drive enterprise decision making


About you:
  • Four-year degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, or Finance
  • Four or more years Finance/Accounting/Audit or related Operations experience
  • Proficient working with spreadsheet applications (Microsoft Excel)
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, planning and organization skills
  • Outstanding communication and relationship-building skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with strong initiative and willingness to take risks


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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