Sr Manager FP&A, Retail Industry Financial Intelligence (Full-Time Remote or Hybrid)

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Nov 08, 2022
Closes
Nov 23, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Description:
About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 350,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.‚Äč

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

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, brining 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, Strategy Finance - Retail Industry Financial Intelligence you will enable the Enterprise to understand external trends to inform risks and opportunities to Target's financial performance and strategy. This will include:
  • Developing analysis and Executive/Board-level presentations on macroeconomic, retail industry, and competitive forces & factors to inform risks & opportunities for Target's growth and profitability
  • Review and analyze quarter competitor earnings calls and performance to develop insights on the strengths & weaknesses of competitors' financials & strategies relative to Target
  • Manage reporting and analysis of Target's financial performance relative to competitors to inform competitor-based Executive Compensation awards
  • Conduct ad-hoc external analysis of external trends, competitor strategies (including their three financial statements) for the Board, CFO, and Leadership Team


You will partner with a broad set of stakeholders in Finance, Strategy and the Business, leverage financial and strategic analyses, and hone your unique, data-driven perspective to illuminate the key decisions for the business. A successful candidate will have a demonstrated aptitude for driving for clarity in highly ambiguous situations, establishing effective cross-Enterprise partnerships, and applying balanced analytical and strategic thinking to business recommendations.

About you:
  • MBA Degree (preferred but not required) with strong academic performance
  • 6-9 years corporate finance, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions, investment banking, consulting, or corporate strategy experience
  • Strong analytical experience with a comprehensive understanding of the three financial statements (income statement, cash flow, and balance sheet)
  • Experience in strategy development and industry & competitive intelligence
  • Deep curiosity and desire to leverage disparate datasets to identify new strategic insights and tell compelling stories
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills at all levels; ability to communicate well with Executive Leadership
  • Credible strategic thinker and thought leader
  • Ability to create compelling materials to align teams and drive to decisions (PowerPoint)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong decision making, project management, planning and organizational skills


This position may be considered for a Full-Time Remote or Hybrid work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid work arrangement means the team members core role will be a blend of virtual and onsite at a Target location. A Full-Time Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at their primary HQ work location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year.

The salary range is $85,400-$153,700.

Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond.

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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