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Lead Systems Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
May 4, 2024
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The pay range is $89,700.00 - $161,500.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About us:

Working at Target means helping all families discover the joy of everyday life. We bring that vision to life through our values and culture. Learn more about Target here.

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.

  • Responsible being a strategic partnership and voice of MFA to influence the prioritization and progress of key systems (VPM, SBP, SSAS).
  • Work across the organization to anticipate and influence current and future business logic and business technology requirements for Target's Digital and Vendor profitability calculators, as well as related SSAS cubes.
  • Work with key partners to evaluate and communicate the impacts of upstream changes on current financial calculations.
  • Be an expert on Retail Accounting (along with base understanding of Cost Accounting) methodologies and related metrics and in understanding how the components used in these calculations are utilized in our core systems.
  • Utilize your technical skills (such as SQL, excel modeling, dashboard building, Greenfield, etc.) and business knowledge to access data across a wide range of data tables and platforms to assist users in analyzing business questions.
  • Be a leader and driver of building, maintaining, sharing reports and tools in service of MFA + relevant partners.
  • Work with Data Science and Finance Analytics teams to define requirements, testing plans and required data quality controls to implement for ongoing system updates and enhancements.
  • Be responsible for understanding how our financial calculators interact with reporting warehouses and related reporting tools to coordinate communication as to implications of enhancements and data recoveries.
  • Understanding of Target's methods to calculate item and vendor profitability and potential to represent Target Corp in litigation/depositions requiring explanation of these.

About you:
  • 4-Year college degree - Accounting, Business, or Economics
  • Minimum 6 - 8 years business experience
  • Experience with Sharepoint, Domo, Greenfield, and Microsoft PowerQuery
  • Experience with data mining/data wrangling (SQL, BR3, Hive, Automation Portal, Data Miner, etc.)
  • Experience with Excel modeling and building tools/reports in excel
  • Proven project leadership experience
  • Strategic decision-making and influencing skills
  • Ability to build upon ideas/concepts/theories and achieve the desired goal
  • Knowledge of Target's accounting or financial systems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to build relationships & translate technical speak for end users

This position will operate as a Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role will need to be performed both onsite at the Target HQ MN location the role is assigned to and virtually, depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target. Click here if you are curious to learn more about Minnesota.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations 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 Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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