Manager, Business Finance - SYW Markets in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 955450BR
Employing Entity: Sears Holdings Management Corporation
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Finance/Accounting
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Business Finance Manager will have the responsibility of planning (both high level and unit), forecasting, merchant performance analysis, reporting, initiative scoping/tracking, for the top key market businesses within the Sears and Kmart retail formats, regional Home Services, Auto and Financial Services. This business routinely partners with the BU CFOs and finance teams, Corporate Finance, Retail Services Finance, leadership team, functional leads, local market management, and Shop Your Way extended teams in monitoring and addressing any issues related to the financial performance of top SHC Markets for the company.

Job Requirements

• Develops financial analysis and metrics to improve decision making and support fact-based decisions
• Takes a leadership role in productivity and growth initiatives and quality/process improvement initiatives
• Responsible for monthly analysis of results to identify key issues/business trends and subsequent plans to address them
• Develops strategic and operating plans as well as monthly forecasting and reporting of operating results along with identification and quantification of risks and opportunities to the business
• Responsible for capital planning and review/analysis/preparation of business cases to support capital and technology investment opportunities
• Responsible for representing the finance function with a focus on shareholder value creation while providing finance support to the SYW Markets team
• Balances support of business goals with finance functional roles and responsibilities
• Acts as a liaison to Corporate Finance and the Retail Merchandising and Marketing Finance teams

• BS in Finance or Accounting
• Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial calculations
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Strong decision making and problem solving skills required based upon financial results
• Ability to read, interpret and communicate detailed quantitative data to perform the duties previously listed
• A minimum of five years experience in Financial Planning, Financial reporting and analysis.
• Ability to utilize planning and analysis applications and personal computer software.
• Ability to work in fast-paced environment