Senior Manager, FP&A Transformation

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 14, 2021
Closes
Oct 09, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:

About us:

Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 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. Within Accounting, you'll enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space, and you'll have a 360-degree impact-rather than on just one part of the business. 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 Manager FP&A, you will investigate the potential impacts of strategic business initiatives and transactions. You'll interpret financial and operational performance in order to identify business risks and opportunities. You'll do this by creating financial tools to streamline decision making, partnering with internal clients to develop long range goals, annual budgets and monthly forecasts. This role includes evaluating strategic initiatives or business opportunities while coordinating cross-functional reviews and supports both new and on-going initiatives. Finally, you'll develop process improvements using strategic problem solving skills. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead the concurrent delivery of several key work-streams within the overall FP&A Transformation program.
  • Recommend and implement business process and system improvements
  • Support developing, designing, and implementing Finance leading practices.
  • Work directly with FP&A finance teams to support them in their adoption and application of new financial processes and practices
  • Drive commitment in the business transformation project as a whole.
  • Aid the organizational efforts to implement new engagement models with business partners.
  • Partner with the Data Sciences organization in continued development of data analytics capabilities and related tools that can be used to provide insights into company performance, improve forecasting and increase operating efficiency.


About you:
  • MBA Degree with strong academic performance preferred, but not required
  • 6-9 years core finance and business process improvement experience
  • Experience directly leading Agile and finance process improvement initiatives
  • SCRUM and Lean Six Sigma Certifications required
  • Outstanding communication and relationship building, with team oriented focus
  • Credible thought leader
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong analytical, decision-making, project management, planning and

    organizational skills.
  • Develop business relationships, and possess the ability to competently manage multiple priorities.
  • Highly driven and willing to take initiative and own a process through to completion
  • Must be a team player capable of interacting with all levels of employees and senior management
  • Very detail and process oriented, with ability to translate data and analysis into coherent information

    linked to the business big picture
  • Ability to understand and frame complex issues in a consolidated and straightforward manner
  • Ability to define problems, collect data from multiple sources, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Works independently, effectively managing tasks and tight deadlines with minimal supervision


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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