Senior Manager, FP&A Transformation

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Nov 20, 2021
Closes
Dec 12, 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 will bring your unique point of view, experience and passion for the work to your team and internal clients. In Finance, you will 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 will enjoy the interesting challenges of the competitive retail space, and you will have a 360-degree impact-rather than on just one part of the business. You will see your contributions come to life in virtually every area of this dynamic enterprise. In addition, you will grow and be challenged in your career while having a healthy balance with life
outside of work.

A role in the broader Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) 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 will drive outstanding financial results by enabling and accelerating Target's strategic execution.

You will nurture influential partnerships with leaders who value your credibility, thanks to the quality and reliability of your insights. To teams across Target, you will bring your skills for analytical rigor, creative problem-solving and sound decision-making. You will be an active contributor to cross-functional teams. You will 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.

A role within the FP&A Transformation team means helping to connect processes, from strategy to guest, to drive continuous improvements that are sustainable. You will be a part of a team within Target that has visibility into where we have opportunities to improve how we execute, plan, and prioritize work and continue to elevate the way we meet the needs of the Guest across FP&A, Finance, and the Enterprise. You will use your influencing skills to help operationalize and activate how the organization works together connecting roles and
responsibilities and how work is successfully accomplished.

As a Senior Manager, FP&A Transformation, you will work alongside business leaders to assess the needs of FP&A and the business, understand the current situation, identify drivers for improvement, analyze root causes of performance gaps, and redesign end-to-end processes. You will support an environment that reinforces continuous improvement of business processes, increases consistency, reduces guest pain points and empowers other team members to enhance the value of the service they provide to guests.

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 Finance Capabilities 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:
  • Four year degree
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience (i.e. retail, consulting, process improvement, project management, etc.)
  • Outstanding written, oral, communication, networking, and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills characterized by effective interactions with a diverse range of internal and external constituents, stakeholders, and audiences
  • Ability to listen to varying inputs and perspectives, synthesize, and create an output, action plan, and/or communications plan
  • Ability to establish and maintain trusted cross-functional working relationships across the enterprise
  • Outstanding leadership, conflict management and ability to champion change management
  • Ability to operate in an ambiguous and rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to challenge the status quo
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to use data and appropriate storytelling to influence senior leaders and support your perspective
  • evelopment, deployment, execution, and ownership of best practices for process management
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction


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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