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Sr. FP&A Analyst (Sales & Margin) in Manchester, CT at Bob's Discount Furniture

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

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Job Description

We are seeking a talented Sr. FP&A Analyst to join our growing Finance Team! This is a unique opportunity for a proactive individual looking for a transformational, challenging and fast paced role supporting our efforts to achieve our Sales & Margin KPI goals. This individual is expected to be highly analytical and proficient in communicating results to a broad audience.

This position is expected to advance our understanding of our business through development of internal reporting and analysis on sales & margin trends, support the organizational sales budgeting and forecast process, and participate in preparation of monthly/quarterly business reviews. In addition, this role is expected to perform ad-hoc analysis of business performance and the effectiveness of various strategies, providing actionable insights and recommendations on how to improve the business.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support the Director FP&A in leading the budgeting, forecasting, and reporting process of organizational sales to highlight and better understand business trends
  • Business partner to Finance and Merchandise teams as it relates to Gross Margin analysis
  • Hindsight business results versus budget/forecast and last year on a daily/monthly/quarterly/ad-hoc basis to develop succinct, actionable go-forward strategies to drive sales & margin
  • Analyze day-to-day financial performance and dig into results to find insightful trends or anomalies
  • Conducts competitive analyses and benchmarking
  • Create, distribute and present daily, weekly and monthly reports to various levels of management
  • Analyze and track strategic initiatives, including development of supporting models and impact on selling equation
  • Create Ad-hoc research, modeling, what if analysis and reporting as needed while automating reporting whenever necessary

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics or related field
  • 3+ years of experience developing business strategies for a retail business
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills
  • Exceptional and advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and proficiency in working with different systems to retrieve and analyze data
  • Demonstrate high level of intellectual curiosity that translates into new approaches to business issues
  • Ability to establish credibility with senior leaders and functional experts
  • Thrive in a high performance, fast‐paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Balance multiple projects and meet necessary deadlines with limited supervision. Proven thought leadership skills, including the ability to be innovative and be able to drive results both as an individual and team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Power BI or similar ERP experience in developing automated reporting and insights

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.