Sr Financial Analyst, Global Supply Chain & Logistics

Employer
Target
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 04, 2023
Closes
Apr 08, 2023
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 operations and beyond.

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 your good work will help elevate and maintain Target as one of the world's most recognized and best-loved retail brands.

As a Senior Financial Analyst, Global Supply Chain & Logistics (GSCL) Finance, you'll oversee the financial performance of Target's last mile delivery expense for our guests. Given our digital sales growth and the increasing role that digital fulfillment is playing in the marketplace, the role is critical to ensuring we deliver on the guest experience while ensure disciplined financial performance and capacity management. Reporting to the Director of Last Mile GSCL Finance, you'll be supported along the way to challenge your partners to drive continued financial success and to provide them with analytical insights of their performance. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs, but the role will have accountability to delivering the following:
  • annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting for select drivers of ship expense
  • actual performance recaps to Finance and business leaders on a weekly and monthly basis
  • build financial tools and models for our last mile partners that help them advance the business
  • develop ad hoc analytics to explain key business drivers, size the financial impact of various last mile tactics, and influence optimal outcomes
  • participate in national carrier negotiations and capacity conversations, modeling the financial impact of proposals and helping our business partners drive towards optimal outcomes


About you:
  • 4-year college degree with equivalent experience (3-6 years) in Finance and/or Operations
  • Strong technical skill set around modeling and data mining (SQL knowledge preferred)
  • Uses analysis to influence with facts and data
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work on multiple tasks and deliver outcomes
  • Comfortable developing multiple scenarios to communicate a risk adjusted range of expected financial performance
  • Willingness to make financial recommendations with a progress over perfection mindset
  • Ability to work with all levels of management with high level of autonomy, motivation, and self-direction
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to establish and nurture connections across the enterprise to build a network of partners and resources
  • Natural curiosity to ask questions and look within the data for outliers and connections to improve upon existing tools and processes
  • Embraces all perspective through empathy, curiosity, and listening


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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