Careers at Bob’s Discount Furniture

Financial Analyst in Manchester, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 9/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/19/2021

Job Description

Bob’s FP&A team is seeking a highly motivated and detail oriented Financial Analyst to join the team. The financial analyst partners cross functionally in all areas of the business to perform complex financial and operational analysis and modeling.  This position will play a key role in providing analytical support and consistency to business related strategies, initiatives, and activities to maximize value, minimize risk, and help to guide more informed decision making.  This role is critical in supporting the development of short-term and long-term financial objectives and providing a deep understanding of current business performance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Monitors, analyzes and reports on financial performance of various areas of the business
  • Develops management information reports and dashboards
  • Assists in the annual budgeting and long-range forecasting processes, with emphasis on identifying and resolving operational and/or financial issues in the plan
  • Identifies and assists in the resolution of profit problems and opportunities
  • Implements processes and tools to improve forecast accuracy
  • Provides ad-hoc financial and operational analysis
  • Provides analytical support to management in preparation for Board meetings, monthly business reviews, and other key activities
  • Special projects as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, or analytical field (Mathematics, Statistics, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of financial statements; ability to read and interpret financial documents and models
  • Strong technical skills and ability to work in different systems to retrieve, compile, validate and analyze large amounts of data 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Past analytical experience within a retail environment a plus
  • Demonstrate high level of intellectual curiosity that translates into new approaches to business issues
  • Quick learner and adaptable problem solver when faced with new issues or challenges
  • Thrive in a high performance, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to balance multiple projects, prioritize, and meet necessary deadlines
  • Ability to develop thoughtful and easy to follow presentations to effectively communicate information and proposals to key stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build partnerships, influence decisions, and work in a collaborative style with strong interpersonal skills
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power BI or similar data visualization tools
  • Familiarity with data warehouse and planning tool software such as Host Analytics or Oracle EPM

Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.