Manager, Business Finance in Hoffman Estates, IL at Transformco

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 1002596BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Analytics
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

The Manager of Finance will work in a dynamic Finance role with the opportunity to support key strategic decision-making while advancing functional skills and business acumen. You will have core finance responsibilities, assist with ad-hoc analyses, and present key insights and recommendations to the Executive Leadership Team. You have excellent financial modeling, analytical and Microsoft Excel skills, strong business partnering credentials and validated experience handling large sets of data.

This is the perfect role if you’re looking for a high-octane Finance position with opportunity for growth, taking on significant responsibility under guidance and mentorship. Must be able to engage within an environment that favors agility, initiative, and creative thinking.

Job Requirements

Responsible for all planning, forecasting and reporting processes across the organization - both long-term and short-term, including but not limited to monthly forecasts, annual budget and the 3-5 year business strategic outlook
Operate as a cross-functional business partner supporting financial planning and expense management for Department teams
Prepare monthly budget vs actual analysis, operating expense and perform ad hoc reporting and analysis to track delivery of EBITDA goals
Drive and manage all aspects of the Purchase Order Request process, including pricing/profitability analysis, weekly review, expedited requests, follow-up on questions, and tracking vs budget
Provide analytical support for our rapidly growing product lines
Interact across the organization to prepare and analyze Key Performance Indicators, present analyses to senior management, and update financial forecasts and models
Apply business and financial acumen to support various operational and financial decision makers with data, analysis, metrics, process creation/improvement and operating model alignment
Manage the corporate forecasting process for spend and present results to the executive team.
Lead key financial processes, including long-term and rolling forecasting, budget planning, performance reporting, and others
Develop new (and improve existing) processes relating to strategic planning / financial planning / reporting based on a deep understanding of business KPIs / drivers
Support and refine the metrics to track our function-specific and company-wide trends, find opportunities, provide recommendations, and collaborate across all levels
Support ad hoc projects (including strategic planning, corporate strategy, unit economics, business case development) and help define systems and improvements to support the company's growth ambitions

Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related study
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in Finance or Accounting, forecasting and business analytics in a dynamic environment, financial modeling, supporting both financial and operational decision makers
Excellent analytical, oral and written communication skills are required for frequent interaction with financial and non-financial management
Superb attention to detail, strong planning and organization skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Consumer durables experience preferred, but not required
Good understanding of Accounting and GAAP principles
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and operate at a high capacity to achieve results in short timeframes
Familiarity with financial planning processes and business systems (e.g. Essbase)
Self-starter capable of taking initiative and working with minimal direction
Advanced expert on Microsoft Excel (e.g. importing/exporting data, pivot tables, and array formulas)
Experience with handling large datasets to produce analysis and insights
Proficiency with business intelligence and data visualizations tools (Tableau, Power BI, Python/pandas, etc.)
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit with a high bar for quality and deadlines