New job Financial Analyst in Tennessee | 2021

Financial Analyst

Company : Dollar General
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Tennessee

Full Description

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,979 stores in 46 states as of October 30, 2020. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at
§ Dynamic and superior analytical skills with ability to access complex information from different sources and compile/communicate it in an insightful, concise manner.

§ Advanced Excel user (VLOOKUP’s, macros, pivot tables, etc.)

§ Strong communication skills (both written & oral) and collaborative mindset

§ Attention to detail with a sense of urgency around deadlines

§ Ability to work independently

§ Must be able to detect errors and identify trends

§ Ability to develop a thorough knowledge of the company to understand how a decision made in one area will affect other areas

Work Experience and/or Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field required
  • Prefer a minimum of 1-2 years in financial analysis/budgeting
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel & PowerPoint with proven aptitude to learn other application software/tools (such as Access, Web-Focus, etc.)
General Summary:

Primarily forecast, analyze, and report results for company-wide sales and cost of goods (gross margin). This role will directly support the Sr. Manager of FP&A in providing functional leaders with the tools necessary to review and make profitable decisions across the Finance, Merchandising and Supply Chain organizations. The ability to drive ad hoc reporting, variance analysis and creatively leverage systems to generate data, is critical.

Duties and Responsibilities:

§ Responsible for forecasting, analyzing and reporting sales and cost of goods

§ Enhance and maintain Anaplan Gross Margin forecasting model to help the business understand variances and margin drivers

§ Support Anaplan roadmap and development of various FP&A models

§ Cross train within FP&A team, perform ad hoc analysis, and work on specific projects or definable portions of a larger project, providing timely and accurate financial analysis to drive business decision making across the company.

§ Identify issues and opportunities as well as implement an action plan to achieve financial margin goals.

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