Financial Analyst-Lawn and Garden/Outdoor Living/Tools in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 953136BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Financial Analyst will be responsible for creating and managing specific projects for the Home Appliance Business Unit! You will analyze reports looking for trends and be involved with ad-hoc reporting.

Job Requirements

The Financial Analyst is responsible for analysis and reporting for a specific business unit categories within the Sears and Kmart retail formats. This position analyzes reports looking for trends and which may require additional AD-Hoc Reporting.


  • Assists in the development of financial business plans that are integrated with the corporate financial plan.
  • Provides financial tools, advice and analysis to the merchandising teams for the business unit.
  • Monitors and addresses any issues related to the financial performance of the business unit.
  • Ensures overall accuracy of planning and forecasting, and reviews and diagnoses variances to plan and forecast.
  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of work processes.
  • Conducts research and analysis during annual strategic planning process.
  • Perform NPV, break-even and ROI analysis info on various merchandise projects
  • Assembles data, reporting, and recommendations on ad-hoc analysis requested by Finance, merchandising and senior management.
  • Identifies process improvements opportunities within assigned areas
  • Performs deep dive analysis on specific projects
  • Performs routine and complex financial analysis and modeling to support strategic decision making.

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or similar
  • Strong analytical skills are essential to comprehend and communicate financial results
  • Good organization skills and interpersonal skills
  • High level of PC skills and Windows-based programs (Excel, PowerPoint) skills